The 17th Karmapa sets foot on Tawang district in Arunachal Pradesh. China remains mute - NorthEast Today





TAWANG, Nov 28: His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa arrived in Tawang this morning. Pema Khandu, the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh who received His Holiness in Guwahati accompanied him to Tawang with the entourage.
The Karmapa on his maiden visit to the district will give teaching and bestow long life initiation tomorrow at the High Altitude Stadium in Tawang.
Pema Khandu who last month had expressed the wish of the people in his invitation to His Holiness to visit the state said, "I am very happy for the people that due to good karma that His Holiness accepted the invitation in one go".
The Karmapa is the head of the 900-year-old Karma Kagyu lineage, he is considered the third most important Tibetan religious figure in the Lamaism Buddhism after the HH THE Dalai Lama and the Panchen Lama.



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