Users' questions

Who is the real 17th Karmapa?

Who is the real 17th Karmapa?

Ogyen Trinley Dorje

Ogyen Trinley Dorje
Title His Holiness 17th KarmapaCo-claimant along with Thaye Dorje
Born Apo Gaga 26 June 1985 Chamdo County, Tibet
Religion Tibetan Buddhism

Where is Karmapa now 2021?

Ogyen Trinley Dorje is of the Karma Kagyu sect and the seat of the Karmapa is in the Rumtek monastery in Sikkim.

How many 17 Karmapa are there?

There are currently two separately enthroned 17th Gyalwang Karmapas: Ogyen Trinley Dorje and Trinley Thaye Dorje. The Karmapa is the spiritual leader of the 900-year-old Karma Kagyu lineage of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism.

Can the Karmapa marry?

Rinchen Yangzomm. 2017
Trinley Thaye Dorje/Spouse

Why is Karmapa not allowed to travel to India?

On his part, the Karmapa has made it clear that he is chafing over being supervised at all times when in India. He needs permission to address his followers from Gyuto Monastery near Dharamshala freely and be allowed to travel anywhere in India and Southeast Asia without any restrictions.

What is the latest news from the Karmapa?

Latest news, teaching transcripts, and announcements from the Karmapa. Hello everyone. I am very happy to communicate with you through this One Mind Lecture Series, a platform for teachings… I hope all of you are doing well.

Who is the leader of the 17th Karmapa?

In a recent statement of the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje (OTD), seen as the most influential Tibetan Buddhist religious leader after the Dalai Lama from New York conveyed to the Government of India that he is unhappy over “restraints” on his travel and monitoring of his activities at all times by intelligence agencies of India.

Are there any conflicts between the Karmapa incarnations?

This is not the first controversy around a Karmapa incarnation. The recognition of the Karmapa incarnations are of central importance in the Karma Kagyu lineage. The 8th, 10th, and 12th incarnations, as well as the widely renowned 16th Karmapa, experienced minor conflicts during their recognitions, each of which was ultimately resolved.