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Tibetan Buddhist leader the Karmapa discusses climate change and Tibet Third Pole during first visit to UK

June 2, 2017

During his first visit to the UK from May 17 to 28, 2017, the Karmapa, a prominent Tibetan Buddhist leader, joined former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Rowan Williams together with scientists, scholars and cultural figures for a dialogue on the environment hosted by the International Campaign for Tibet and Inspire Dialogue Foundation.

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The Karmapa says Tibetans “need to live long and stay strong”

Statement by the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, 9th November 2011 Since March this year 11 brave Tibetans have set themselves on fire while calling for freedom in Tibet and the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to his homeland. These desperate acts, carried out by people with pure motivation, are a cry against […]

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Tibet’s Karmapa makes dramatic escape

The 17th Karmapa Ugyen Trinley Dorje, who is just 14, made a dramatic escape from his monastery in Tsurphu, north of Lhasa, to India. His arrival in Dharamsala in India on January 5 was announced by one of his centers in the United States. The Karmapa is the most prominent Tibetan lama to have escaped […]

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