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His Holiness Meets with the Three Eminences in Dharamsala

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21 August, 2007. His Eminence Tai Situ Rinpoche, who recently completed a retreat, His Eminence Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche and His Eminence Goshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche came to visit His Holiness on August 21, 2007. Afterwards, His Holiness had a lunch with the the Three Eminences.



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His Holiness commemorates India's 60th with a Puja

On the occasion of the 60th Indian Independence Day which falls on 15th of Aug, His Holiness performed a special smoke offering puja this morning for the peace of the people and the country of India.  - Tashi Paljor


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The Global Oneness Project's Complete Interview with His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa

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IQ1﹕What does oneness mean in the context of Tibetan Buddhism?

A1﹕The source and basis of what we call onenss or unity is ultimately the mind., it is a way of thinking. The Tibetan Buddhist perspective of this concept is influenced by their current socio-historical situation. Tibetans have recently endured a great deal of adversity.
Over a hundred-thousand Tibetans have had to recently resettle in India and other countries.
This refugee community has survived by replying on the concept of oneness, of a unified Tibetan people.
In a similar way, Tibetan Buddhists have begun to view, understand, and respond to their own religious tradition with a heightened sense of oneness [non-sectarianism]. 
For example, in our society within the general large assemblies we have very little freedom to pass binding laws, implement large changes, or sustain major projects. As members of a government, we have few legal rights, and there is little holding us together politically. Yet, even so, our society has …

Audience for HE Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche

On August 7, His Eminence Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche arrived at Gyuto Ramoche Temple  in the morning and had an audience with His Holiness and later left for Sherabling Monastery. - Tashi Paljor



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