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Karmapa Lama

About Karmapa Lama

Karmapa Lama is the third highest in the Tibetan Buddhist hierarchy. He was born and raised in Tibet but escaped to India in 2000.

Karmapa Lama is considered the most likely candidate for the Buddhist for the regency after Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso.

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Karmapa Lama attends workshop on global peace in Dharamsala
The 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje attended a workshop on global peace and Buddhism here earlier this week.

Annual Buddhist congregation being held at Bodhgaya
The nine-day long Buddhist religious ceremony of Kagyu Monlam is being held in the Buddhist holy shrine of Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya.

No comments on clean chit to Karmapa Lama: Himachal Chief Minister
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has said that he has nothing to comment on 17th Karmapa Lama, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, obtaining a clean chit from the Central government agencies vis-à-vis the seizure of huge amount of foreign currency from his monastery.

Tibetans say allegations against Karmapa Lama baseless
Tibetans have said the allegations levelled against 17th Karmapa Lama, Ogyen Trinley Dorje , are baseless.

Uttarakhand Police maintain strict vigil over Tibetan refugees post Karmapa Lama controversy
Post the money laundering case featuring Tibetan leader Karmapa Lama, the police authorities in Uttarakhand's Dehradun city are maintaining strict vigil on the credentials of the Tibetans-in-exile in the region.

Devotees feel Karmapa Lama not working for Chinese
Monks and devotees of Rumtek Monastery at Gangtok supported 7th Karmapa Lama in the money laundering case.

Buddhist monks claim that Karmapa Lama raids caused by Chinese propaganda
Buddhist monks and officials in Siliguri claimed the raids against 17th Karmapa Lama followed by Chinese propaganda.

Karmapa Lama appears before his followers in Dharamsala
Appearing for the first time before his followers since raids were conducted at the Gyuto monastery, Karmapa Lama said he has full faith in the Indian law and people will soon know the truth about the recovery of huge foreign currencies from his transit home.

Dalai Lama to step down as Tibet political leader to avoid Chinese interference
The Dalai Lama is to step down as the political leader of Tibet's government-in-exile to foil Chinese interference in his succession in the years after his death, in an attempt to avoid a political vacuum.

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