Commemoration of the 16th Karmapa at Kagyu Monlam

2/14/2016 — Bodh Gaya, India.

On February 14, 2016, the seventh day of the first month of the Tibetan Year of the Fire Monkey, H.H. the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa presided over a commemoration ceremony honoring the life and enlightened activity of H.H. the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa, Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, at the 33rd Kagyu Monlam Chenmo.

The Chief Guest at the commemoration, occurring in what would have been the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa’s ninety-second year, was H.H. the Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang, Konchog Tenzin Kunsang Thrinle Lhundrup.

The morning program included the unveiling of a new printing of the Jang Kangyur, the Collected Works of Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, and a pictorial biography of the 16th Karmapa titled Dharma King: The Life of the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa in Images. The afternoon featured the Guru Yoga of the Sixteenth Karmapa and a ganachakra.

Commemoration Ceremony

Guru Yoga Practice