Precious Photos of Sixteenth Karmapa, part 1

In Tibet 

11th Situpa, HH, the 6th Ponlop Rinpoche

Traveling in the Grand Encampment

1940ies, HH Karmapa in Retreat during the practice of the Six Yogas of Naropa

HH practicing the 6 Yogas

The 16th Karmapa(at age 16)

Karmapa and the 11th Tai Situ Rinpoche

Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, His Holiness the Sixteenth Karmapa, and Pema Wangchuk Gyalpo, the Eleventh Tai Situpa, together with high ranking incarnate lamas from Palpung Monastery on the occasion of His Holiness the Sixteenth Karmapa's visit to Palpung Monastery in 1937

In China 1954

Karmapa with his teacher  Bo Gonkar Rinpoche in Peking 1953

The destroyed  monastery in the 80ies.

In the seventies in Asia

With the Eminent Tulkus 1973 in Rumtek

1973 in Rumtek

In Rumtek 1979

In Rumtek 1973

Nice meeting (left to right): Kalu Rinpoche, 16th Gyalwa Karmapa Rangjung Rigpa Dorje and Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche.

16th Karmapa performs Black Hat Crown Ceremony in Rumtek Monastery in 1978, Sikkim

In the yard of Rumtek Monastery
With HH the Dalai Lama 1975

With HH the Dalai Lama 1975

With Thrangu Ranpoche

HH 16th Karmapa in Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling 1976

On the roof of  Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery 1976

With Lopen Tsechu Rinpoche and King Birendra 1976

During the Empowerments at the inauguration of Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery 1976 


  1. /\EMAHÔ/\
    Karmapa Kyenno

    Many thanks for all this pictures

    Guelek Dorje

  2. karmapa khano karmapa khano karmapa khano


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