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Gateway to the Official Karma Kagyu Community, Karma Triyana Dharmachakra and Karma Thegsum Choling Buddhist Centers.

This website will be providing links to the North American seat of HH the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje and related KTC centers in the U.S. 125 more words


Karma Kagyu Lineage

THE KARMA KAGYU LINEAGE OF TIBETAN  BUDDHISM traces its origins to Shakyamuni Buddha through Marpa the Great Translator, who three times traveled to India to bring back authentic Buddhist teachings to Tibet. 368 more words

Dharma Practice

self absorbtion

….dangerous words for an artist. It feels like all my insecurities come out to play until the pearl is formed in my neurosis. The painting is poised for an image; something appropriate to the mood i am in. 590 more words



Gampopa, also known as Dakpo Rinpoche, is one of the most important figures in the Kagyu lineage. The foremost disciple of Jetsun Milarepa, he truly consolidated the Kagyu tradition by integrating its special teachings with those of the other main trends of Buddhism. 5,711 more words

My Precious Teachers

Khenchen Trinley Paljor Rinpoche

Khenchen Trinley Paljor Rinpoche is a retreat master and one of the chief lineage holders of the Karma Kamtsang (Karma Kagyu) lineage.

Originally from Nangchen, Eastern Tibet, Khenchen Rinpoche entered the Bakyod Samdrup Choling monastery at age 5. 1,107 more words

My Precious Teachers

Precious Opportunity

I have returned to doing the practices required for the Dharma Path program lately after having received an email from the lama who is my mentor in the program both because I feel I have yet much to learn and because I don’t want to leave it unfinished. 105 more words

Tibetan Buddhism

Appearances Are Mind

“There is no way to demonstrate the existence of something without its appearing to mind. Therefore, external phenomena and internal mind are inseparable.”

~Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche