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th] Karmapa Thaye Dorje, spiritual head of the Karma Kagyu school, one of the oldest Buddhist traditions in Tibet, will preside over the ceremonies.
Saraha Nyingma Buddhist Institute - Yangthang Rinpoche, noted Tibetan teacher and recognized tulku of Dorje Dechen Lingpa, will confer empowerment of Guru Rinpoche, Padmasambhava, from 7 p.
A collaboration between journalist Peter Zuckerman and mountaineer Amanda Padoan, this book tells the story of two Sherpa mountaineers, Chhiring Dorje Sherpa and Pasang Lama, who survived a catastrophic expedition up K2 in which eleven climbers lost their lives.
The three teenage monks from Ngoshul monastery -- Dorje, 15, Samdrub, 16, and Dorje Kyab, 16 -- set themselves ablaze in front of a police station in Sichuan Province's Aba County, according to monks Lobsang Yeshi and Kanyag Tsering living in Dharamsala, India, the U.
Others in the Karma Kagyu school believe however that another young man, Thaye Dorje, also in exile in India after fleeing China in 1994, is the true 17th Karmapa.
Our sympathies are with his wife Barbara, sons Dylan and Dorje, his father and his two sisters.
Tenzin Dorje lives in a small village on the slopes of the rugged Qilian Mountains in western China's Gansu Province.
Author Lama Ole Nydahl has worked to spread the teachings of Diamond Way Buddhism (also known as the Mahamudra view) worldwide for thirty years, offering guidance to over six hundred meditation centers under the authority of the 17th Karmapa, Thaye Dorje.
Well-known Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the 17th Karmapa who is widely perceived as the successor of the Dalai Lama, was born in June 26, 1985.
When Dorje first came to the monastery, he had been very badly treated by humans, and he had lost his stripes.
Since founding Dorje (Tibetan for "thunderbolt"), Anna has kept plenty busy--she estimates she has created about 1,000 pieces in all--and seen her works grace the models in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue.
Cherring Dorje, deputy commissioner of police (Zone 1), said police were mapping each location the US president is likely to visit and the route his entourage will pass through.
One of his superiors at the nearby prefectural headquarters in Chamdo is suspected of having decided to punish them, as well as two of their cousins, Sonam Choephel and Rinchen Dorje, who are also in custody in Tibet for vague or unspecified offenses.
Steven Seagal <p>A staunch Buddhist, Seagal was revealed to be a reincarnation (tulku) of a Buddhist master Chungdrag Dorje in 1997.