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The teachings given by His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa

His Holiness Karmapa's Public Talk Gyuto Ramoche Monastery, Sidhbari, Dharamsala. India. Recorded by Ani Jampa

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Firstly due to His great compassion he gave the oral transmission of the Chenrezig mantra and sadhana.
It is very important to understand the reason and objective for receiving and giving the transmission of the practice of Chenrezig.  It is evident that all human beings are gifted with aptitude in comparison to other beings  and that this human life form is very precious.  We all have the potential to work for the happiness for ourself and also for others but for the later, we must have all the favourable conditions as well.  In general, we are always very busy running after everything.  However, it is not possible for an individual to set objectives for another person’s life.  Each individual has their own responsibility and duty.   The meaning of our life is to look for happiness.  This is relevant to all of life.  How we come to this conclusion, that the mea…