About the Torma Documentary

The Torma documentary, produced under the guidance of the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, illuminates Vajrayana Buddhism through the lens of tormas. Shot in India and Nepal, the film reveals the profound meaning of tormas, while documenting artistic preparation for the Kagyu Monlam butter sculptures, as well as a seven-day Mahakala ritual in Nepal involving tormas […]

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A Rain of Blessing from the Copper Coloured Mountain: “The 17th Karmapa is not an emanation of Guru Rinpoche. He is Guru Rinpoche. “

“The 17th Karmapa is not an emanation of Guru Rinpoche. He is Guru Rinpoche.“ — Tai Situ Rinpoche, in a private  interview The Vajra Lama Dance staged on the 10th January, 2014 at the Monlam Pavilion in Bodhgaya was in many ways a parallel historical event to the dramatic opening scenario which established Buddhism in […]

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