According to Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche, the Four Great Occasions (holy days related to events in the life of the historical Buddha), the solar and lunar eclipse days and the days called Drubjor (Attainment of Success) are excellent days for performing virtuous actions, as the merit of those actions multiplies a great deal on those days. […]Read more "Auspicious Days 2017"
At the conclusion of the 2017 Mikyo Dorje Retreat at KTD in March, Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche addressed the assembled dharma students regarding the difficulties being faced by KTD affiliate center Karma Thegsum Choling of Columbus, Ohio. Khenpo Rinpoche spoke briefly and movingly regarding his concern for the Columbus KTC. His remarks were translated by Lama […]Read more "Transcript of Khenpo Rinpoche’s remarks at the conclusion of the Mikyo Dorje Retreat at KTD in March, 2017"
Michael Erlewine remembers the history of heart Center KTC Where have I been of late? I have been right here, doing this, putting together some 36 boxes of material ready to travel to KTD (Karma Triyana Dharmachakra) our monastery in the mountains above Woodstock, NY. For years we were a publishing arm for KTD, translating and […]Read more "The Heart Center KTC: A Reminiscence"
KTD Spring 2017 Program Schedule here KTD Spring 2017 Program Schedule Biographies hereRead more "KTD Spring 2017 Program Schedule, February – May 2017"
10 December 2016 c Dear dharma friends: c Greetings from the Monastery! KTD is just finishing its Vajrayogini Drupchod, and is preparing for its annual Amitabha Retreat in late December and First Light prayers for World Peace on January 1. c As you know, KTD experienced an Internet difficulty this week when its www.kagyu.orgwebsite went offline due […]Read more "First Light prayers for World Peace January 1, 2017"
We wanted to share some news about His Holiness’s next book, called Interconnected: Embracing Life in our Global Society. c Interconnected: Embracing Life in our Global Society is based on a second series of interactions with American university students, and the book is now available for pre-order from Wisdom Publications. c The book will be published on February 28, […]Read more "Interconnected: Embracing Life in our Global Society, A Brand New Book By His Holiness 17th Karmapa"
Good fortune abounded at Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Monastery in November. After years of dreaming and months of planning, the first Thrangu Tsedrup (“Tsedrup” means “long-life practice”) was conducted at KTD. More than 40 lamas from all over the world participated. Principal among them was Lodro Nyima Rinpoche from Thrangu Monastery in China, where the Thrangu Tsedrup […]Read more "After Years of Dreaming and Months of Planning, the First Thrangu Tsedrup was Conducted at KTD"