Wednesday, April 1 | His Holiness the Karmapa visits Princeton University





Join us for a special talk by an extraordinary monk, activist, and teacher. 

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Ticket distribution will take place at the Frist Campus Center Ticketing Office:

- Princeton University students distribution begins Tuesday, 3/24 at noon 

- Princeton University faculty and staff begins Thursday, 3/26 at noon 

- Tickets for the general public will be distributed online on Friday, 3/27

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His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa joins us for his first visit to Princeton University. Karmapa means “the one who carries out buddha-activity” or “the embodiment of all the activities of the buddhas”. In the Tibetan tradition, great enlightened teachers are said to be able to consciously control their rebirth in order to continue their activity for the benefit of all sentient beings.

Born in Tibet and currently residing as a refugee in India, His Holiness has continued his traditional monastic training and philosophical education, but has also begun studying more modern subjects such as Science and the English language.

As a scholar and meditation master, as well as painter, poet, songwriter and playwright, the Gyalwang Karmapa embodies a wide range of the activities that Karmapas have engaged in over the centuries. As an environmental activist, computer enthusiast and world spiritual leader whose teachings are often webcast live, the Seventeenth Gyalwang Karmapa has brought the Karmapa lineage’s activities fully into the 21st century.

For more information please contact HHK@princeton.edu
Co-sponsored by the Office of Religious Life and the Princeton Environmental Institute.







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