His Holiness is Coming!

Announcement of intention Planting Pansies Getting ready for arrival Volunteers are arriving!! Lama Karma Drodhul works on the painting crew Max helps with painting outlines of the 8 auspicious emblems designs on the walkway Lama Tashi Dondup painting Box of banners waiting to be placed Volunteers unfurl decorative banners preparing for His Holiness Digging post holes […]

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Karmapa America 2015 Web Cast Events; all live web casts of 17th Karmapa in the USA during March and April, 2015

Events will be streamed live on His Holiness the Karmapa’s official webcast page. Karmapa’s official webcast page here. There you will also find a countdown clock to the next scheduled webcast and tools to determine your local time zone for each webcast.   Here are the planned live web casts: 3/24/15; 7:00pm PDT University of […]

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VISITING THE GOLDEN CHILD: Michael Erlewine’s 1995 Pilgrimage to see His Holiness the 17th Karmapa

In 1995, at the request of my dharma teacher, I took my family on a pilgrimage to Tibet to see the 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje, the young Tibetan lama that the Eddie Murphy movie “The Golden Child” is said to be based on, the idea, essentially, that the Karmapa is a living Buddha. Like […]

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