PROGRAMME

Upcoming Events, HH Dalai Lama

Please note that the dates below are subject to change.

Public Talk in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

December 14, 2018

His Holiness will give a talk in the morning on The Relevance of Ancient Indian …

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Teaching in Bodhgaya, Bihar, India

December 28 – 31, 2018

His Holiness will give 3 days of teachings on December 28, 29 and 30 mornings on…

Teaching in Bodhgaya, Bihar, India

February 19, 2019

His Holiness will give a short teaching in the morning. For teaching registratio…

Public Talk in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

December 10, 2017

His Holiness will give a public talk on Reviving Indian Wisdom in Contemporary India at Somaiya Vidyavihar, Mumbai in the morning organized by Vidyaloke in collaboration with Somaiya Vidyavihar. Vidyaloke is an Indian wisdom initiative of Vana Foundation, with a vision to revive Indian Wisdom in contemporary India. To attend the Talk, please send an email request at talks@vidyaloke.in Contact website: www.vidyaloke.in

Inauguration in Mundgod, Karnataka, India

December 14, 2017

His Holiness will inaugurate the Drepung Loseling Meditation and Science Center in the morning.

Teaching in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India

December 20, 2017

His Holiness will confer a Hayagriva Initiation (tamding yangsang kawang) at Sera Je Monastery.

Inauguration & Teaching in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India

December 21, 2017

His Holiness will inaugurate the new debating courtyard of Sera Mey Monastery followed by a teaching on Tsongkhapa’s In Praise of Dependent Origination (tendrel toepa) in the morning.

Teaching in Bodhgaya, Bihar, India

January 5 – 7, 2018

His Holiness will give a three-day teaching on Dharmachakra Parivaretan Sutra on The Four Noble Truths (chokyi khorlo korwe do) & Sutra on Dependent Origination (tendrel chi do) in the mornings at the request of Indians. For those wishing to listen to translations please bring your own FM radio. Information on registering for the teachings in Bodhgaya can be found at www.dalailamateaching.com.

Teaching in Bodhgaya, Bihar, India

January 14 – 16, 2018

His Holiness will give a three-day teaching on Nagarjuna’s Commentary on Bodhicitta (jangchup semdrel) & Gyalsey Thokme Sangpos’s Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva (laklen sodunma)in the mornings. On the morning of the third day, the Mongolian Buddhist devotees will offer a long life offering ceremony (tenshug) to His Holiness at the request Lamyn Gegeen Tenzinjamphelchoijisheinen Tulku. For those wishing to listen to translations please bring your own FM radio. Information on registering for the teachings in Bodhgaya can be found at www.dalailamateaching.com.

Teaching in Dharamsala, H.P., India

March 2, 2018

His Holiness will give a short teaching from the Jataka Tales in the morning at the Main Tibetan Temple.

His Holiness’ Dalai Lama upcoming schedule includes:

four day teachings on Buddhapalita’s Commentary on the Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way (drel-pa Buddhapalita) at the request of a group from Asia including Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam at the Main Tibetan Temple from 29 – 1 September.

On 10 September, he will give a public talk on Compassion in Action at the Millennium Forum, Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK

His Holiness will give public talk on Global Ethics – Shared Values in the afternoon organized by Tibet House Frankfurt to be held at Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt on 13 September.

On 14 September, His Holiness will participate in a one-day conference on Western Science and Buddhist Perspectives to be held at Jahrhunderthalle.

On 16 September, His Holiness will give a public talk on Peace in the morning at the Ancient Greek-Roman Theater of Taormina, Sicily, Italy.

His Holiness will give a public talk on Compassionate Ethics and Interdependence in the morning at Teatro Vittorio Emanuele, Messina, Sicily, Italy on 17 September.

Teaching in Dharamsala, H.P., India

August 29 – September 1, 2017

His Holiness will give teachings on Buddhapalita’s “Commentary on the Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way (drel-pa Buddhapalita)” at the request of a group from Asia including Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Mind & Life Dialogue in Gaborone, Botswana

August 17 – 19, 2017
His Holiness will participate in a 3-day Mind & Life Dialogue on Botho/Ubuntu: A Dialogue on Spirituality, Science and Humanity with the Dalai Lama organized by the Mind & Life Institute to be held at the University of Botswana Indoor Sports Center. Contact Website: www.BotswanaDialogue.org

Public Talk in Gaborone, Botswana

August 19, 2017
His Holiness will give a public talk (topic yet to be decided) in the afternoon organized by the Mind & Life Institute to be held at the University of Botswana Indoor Sports Center. Contact Website: www.BotswanaDialogue.org

Public Talk in Guwahati, Assam, India on April 1: As part of the Concluding Program of the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of The Assam Tribune, His Holiness will give a public talk on A Human Approach to World Peace in the early afternoon at the ITA Center for Performing Arts.

Teaching in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, India from April 5 to 7: On April 5 & 6 mornings, His Holiness will give teachings on Kamalashila’s The Middling States of Meditation Gyalsey Thokme Sangpo’s Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva at Yiga Choezin. On April 7 morning, His Holiness will confer the Rinzin Dhondup Initiation at Yiga Choezin.

Teaching in Manali, H.P., India

May 12, 2017

His Holiness will give an Introductory Teaching on Buddhism and confer the Amitayus Long Life Empowerment (tsepakme tsewang) in the morning at the Himalayan Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple.

Teaching in Jispa, H.P., India

May 14 – 15, 2017

On May 14 morning, His Holiness will give a teaching on Shantideva’s A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life (chodjug). On May 15 morning, His Holiness will confer the White Tara Permission (drolkar jenang).

Teaching in Triloknath (Phakpa), H.P., India

May 16, 2017

His Holiness will confer the Four-Armed Avalokitshvara Permission (chenresig chashi jenang) in the morning.

Teaching in Dhankar, H.P., India

May 17 – 19, 2017

May 17 & 18 mornings, His Holiness will give teachings on Tsongkhapa’s Concise Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (lamrim dudon). On May 19 morning, His Holiness will confer the Avalokiteshvara Empowerment (chenresig wang).

Teaching in Tabo, H.P., India

May 20, 2017

His Holiness will give a teaching on Guru Yoga of Avalokiteshvara (chenresig lama neljor) in the afternoon.

Teaching in Chango, H.P., India

May 21, 2017

His Holiness will give a teaching in the afternoon.

Teaching in Pooh, H.P., India

May 22, 2017

His Holiness will give a short teaching and confer a White Tara Long Life Empowerment (drolkar tsewang) in the morning.

Teaching in Kalpa, H.P., India

May 23 – 25, 2017

On May 23 & 24, His Holiness will give teachings on Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland (rinchen trengwa). On May 25, His Holiness will confer an Avalokiteshvara Permission (chenresig jenang).

Upcoming Events, Intl Buddhist Society

2017-03-05
9:30 – 11:15 AM
Buddha Sakyamuni Ordination Day

2017-03-12
9:30 – 11:15 AM
Buddha Sakyamuni Nirvana Day

2017-03-16
9:30 – 11:15 AM
Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva Birthday

Upcoming Schedule

Teaching in Dharamsala, H.P., India on March 12: His Holiness will give a short teaching from the Jataka Tales in the morning at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Teaching in Dharamsala, H.P., India on March 13 & 14: His Holiness will give two days of teachings on Kamalashila’s The Middling States of Meditation (gomrim barpa) & Gyalsey Thokme Sangpo’s Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva (laklen sodunma) in the mornings at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Conference in Rajgir, Bihar, India on March 17 & 18: His Holiness will participate in a 3-day international conference onThe Relevance of Buddhism in the 21st Century being organized by the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India.

Public Talk in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India on March 19: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Art of Happiness in the early afternoon organized by the Anand Department, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh at the Vidhan Sabha Auditorium.

 

The Gyalwang Karmapa’s Schedule for 2017

2017/18 ACTIVITIES

Bodhgaya Winter Program

Arya Kshema Winter Dharma Gathering
November 26th to December 13th, 2017

Conference on The Jewel Ornament of Liberation
December 15th to 18th, 2017

Gampopa Fast Path Guru Sadhana Empowerment
December 21, 2017

Mahamudra Shamatha Meditation
December 21st to 25th, 2017, 7:00–8:30 pm
For those who have completed a hundred-thousand repetitions of each of the four preliminary practices.

Pre-Monlam Teachings
December 22nd to 25th, 2017
Topic: King of Samadhi Sutra (Samādhirāja Chandrapradīpa Sūtra)

35th Kagyu Monlam
December 27th, 2017 to January 2nd, 2018

Commemoration of Gampopa
January 4th, 2018

The Marme Monlam
January 5th, 2018

21st Kagyu Guncho
January 9th to February 4th, 2018

Twentieth Kagyu Guncho
January 16, 2017–February 4, 2017 (20 days)

Grand Empowerment of the Five Deities of Chakrasamvara 
February 7, 2017–February 8, 2017 (2 days)

Teaching: Torch of True Meaning
February 9, 2017–February 11, 2017 (3 days)

34th Kagyu Monlam 
February 13, 2017–February 19, 2017 (7 days)

Garchen Gutor Puja 
February 21, 2017–February 25, 2017 (5 days)

Smoke Offering “Clouds of Amrita”
February 26, 2017

Garchen New Year’s Celebration 
February 27, 2017–March 1, 2017 (3 days)

Marme Monlam
March 2, 2017

4th Arya Kshema Winter Dharma Gathering
March 6, 2017–March 19, 2017 (14 days)