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  Karma Kagyu Institute
The Karma Kagyu Institute is a non-profit, educational corporation.
Its purpose is to research, study, preserve and disseminate Tibetan arts and culture through the philosophical and psychological teachings of the Tibetan tradition, especially as propounded by the Karma Kagyu school of Buddhism.
The Karma Kagyu Institute is currently housed at the Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Monastery in Woodstock, New York.
www.karmakagyu.org   (86 words)

  
 The Kagyu Tradition
The Kagyu Mahamudra lineage was later incorporated into the Gelug tradition by the First Panchen Lama, Lobsang Chökyi Gyeltsen (1570-1662) and is known as the Ganden-Kagyu Tradition of Mahamudra.
The Shangpa Kagyu, one of the two original forms of the Kagyu tradition, was founded by the great adept, Khyungpo Nyaljor (978-1079).
The present head of the Karma Kagyu tradition is H.H. XVII Gyalwa Karmapa Ogyen Drodul Trinley Dorje.
www.tibet.com /Buddhism/kagyu.html   (1247 words)

  
  The Kagyu Lineage - the Karmapa website
The Karma Kagyu lineage is the most influential of the Tibetan buddhist lineages outside Tibet, and this tradition is studied and practiced all around the world today.
The Kagyu lineage that comes down to the Karmapa is known as the "Golden Rosary." The lineage of the Kagyu emphasizes the continuity of oral instructions passed on from master to student.
The symbol of the transmission of the wisdom of the lineage is the Vajra Crown, or Black Crown, of the Karmapas.
www.kagyuoffice.org /kagyulineage.html   (2488 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Karma Kagyu
Karma Kagyu is the largest lineage of the Kagyu school, one of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
The Kagyu lineage that comes down to the Karmapa is known as the "Golden Rosary." The lineage of the Kagyu emphasizes the continuity of oral instructions passed on from master to student.
The Karma Kagyu Lineage became the most extended of the four original branches of the Dakpo Kagyu tradition, the name given to the teachings transmitted by Gampopa (1079-1153), the deep scholar and spiritual Teacher, whose appearance was predicted by the own Buddha Sakyamuni.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Karma-Kagyu   (491 words)

  
 DharmaNet International
Karma Kagyu Association [Mechernich, Germany] - the Tibetan Religious Society in Germany under the spirituel patronage of H.H. the XVII.
Karma Kagyu Buddhist Network [aka Diamond Way Buddhism]- KKBN is an international computer network which is operated by volunteer coordinators in order to enable and enhance communication between organizations, centers, groups and individuals.
Karma Tashi Ling [Oslo, Norway] - founded in 1975, the community is connected to the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, but also invites teachers from other lineages.
www.dharmanet.org /infowebv.html   (3129 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Pawo Rinpoche
Nenang Pawo Rinpoche is a Tibetan Buddhist lama, considered to be one of the highest lamas of the Karma Kagyu sect.
Tibetan Buddhism is the body of religious Buddhist doctrine and institutions characteristic of Tibet, the Himalayan region, Mongolia, Buryatia, Tuva and Kalmykia (Russia), and northeastern China (Manchuria: Heilongjiang, Jilin).
In 1994, the 11th Nenang Pawo, while still an infant, was recognised by Urgyen Trinley Dorje, who recognised as the current Karmapa by one faction of the Karma Kagyu and by the Chinese government.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Pawo-Rinpoche   (1437 words)

  
 Karma Kagyü Sangha - Membership   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Karma Kagyu Sangha (in short: KKS) is a forum which provides the possibility to get to know and practice the Buddhist methods of the Karma Kagyu tradition which have been applied over centuries and transmitted as living knowledge.
The membership in Karma Kagyu Sangha is an expression of the determination to really follow the steps of the path of the Karma Kagyu tradition, to practice the teachings of the authentic transmission of the tradition and to support Karma Kagyu Sangha in its activities.
The members of Karma Kagyu Sangha are permitted to use the rooms of the center as well as the library.
www.karma-kagyu.at /en/about/members/index.html   (221 words)

  
 Kagyu Tekchen Chöling - The Karma Kagyu Lineage
The Karma Kagyu Lineage became the most extended of the four original branches of the Dakpo Kagyu tradition, the name given to the teachings transmitted by Gampopa (1079-1153), the deep scholar and spiritual Teacher, whose appearance was predicted by the own Buddha Sakyamuni.
The Kamtsang Kagyu tradition was established by Ist Karmapa Tusum Kyenpa, that inherited the Kagyu tradition from Gampopa.
During the life of Xth Karmapa Choying Dorye (1604-1674) the Karma Kagyu Lineage was inevitably involved in politics due to the antipathy of the Gelugpa sect, generated by influential benefactors like King de Tsang, Desi Karma Tenkyong.
www.kagyuargentina.org /ingles/k_Kagyu01-en.htm   (1379 words)

  
 The Karma Kagyu Lineage
The Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism is an example of one such lineage.
The Karma Kagyu Lineage is the yogic transmission among the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
Because of the bad karma acquired through his early deeds as a sorcerer, Milarepa was submitted to years of arduous purifying labor before Marpa would grant him the teachings.
www.karmapa.org.nz /lineage/lineagemenu.html   (1699 words)

  
 Karma Kagyu Lineage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Within the Kagyu tradition, the main point, the main practice is the practise of meditation.
What distinguishes the Kagyu from the other traditions is the way in which the Buddha's teaching is formulated and the extremely powerful meditation techniques it employs to enable one to experience and make real the meaning of the Buddha's teaching.
The next two generations of Kagyu patriarch were to really shape its future for the millenium to follow.
www.samyeling.org /Buddhism/Tibetan_Buddhism/3karma-kagyu.htm   (844 words)

  
 Karma Pakshi Retreat
In the Karma Pakshi Mandala of vast space, at the center is Mahasiddha Karma Pakshi, on top is Guru Rinpoche, behind is Rechung Dorje Drakpa, to the right is Hayagriva, on the left is Vajrayogini and in front is Mahakala Bernagchen.
It is also a daily practice of all the Karma Kagyu Lamas as a form of Guru yoga together with the Yidam and Protector practices in one.
For the followers of the great Kagyu tradition, Mahamudra realization is very much dependant on the perfection of Guru devotion and the true devotion can be developed by the person who practises Guru yoga regularly and who knows that the Guru is the union and embodiment of all the enlightened ones.
www.shangpa.org /e_karma_pakshi.html   (1224 words)

  
 Kagyu Tekchen Chöling - The Karmapas -
The lineage Karma Kagyu itself, was formally established by the First Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa - The one that sees the three times -, that was Gampopa’s disciple.
Karma Pakshi spent several years of his life in China in the Mongolia court of Kublai Khan, who was deeplyimpressed by his feats of magic.
The incredible spiritual abilities of Karma Pakshi were also the beginning of the political power thatthe Kagyupa had until the sprouting of the V Dalai Lama, and the sacking of Tsurphu by Mongols in 1642.
www.kagyuargentina.org /ingles/karmapa01-en.htm   (2673 words)

  
 Samye Dzong Moscow. Karma Kagyu dharma center
The Ven Gelong Karma Jiga is a fully ordained Buddhist monk of the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
Karma Jiga was the first Western Monk to be ordained for life by the present Abbot.
Samye Ling and all of its centres worldwide follow in the tradition and practices of the Karma Kagyu Lineage - the head of which is His Holiness, Orgyen TrinlEy Dorje, the 17th Karmapa.
www.karmakagyu.ru /eng   (673 words)

  
 Kagyu Lineages
The Kagyu denomination is held to originate with Vajradhara, the buddha Dorje Chang, who embodies all forms and aspects of all buddhas.
Since the Kagyu is a living tradition, it is also possible to distinguish the various transmissions within each lineage by the wording of the pratimoksha (or Hinayana) and the bodhisattva (Mahayana) vows.
The Karma Kagyu lineage is named after the Karmapa where Karma-pa refers to the Activity family of Buddhas.
www.khandro.net /kagyu_schools.htm   (956 words)

  
 The Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism headed by The Karmapa
The most prized teachings of the Karma Kagyu tradition have been the cycles of mahamudra ('great seal'), derived principally from Maitripa, and the 'six doctrines' derived from Naropa.
Although the Kagyu tradition is especially famed for its emphasis on meditation, it has also produced talented scholars such as the third Karmapa, Ranjung Dorje (1284 - 1339), the eighth Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje (1507 - 1554) and Jamgon Kongtrul (1811 - 1899).
The head of the Karma Kagyu tradition, His Holiness the sixteenth Gyalwa Karmapa, Rigpé Dorje (1923 - 1981) visited our Manchester centre, Kagyu Ling, in Manchester in 1977 at the invitation of Karma Thinley Rinpoche and Lama Jampa Thaye.
www.dechen.org /traditions/kagyu.html   (211 words)

  
 Mirago : Society: Religion and Spirituality: Buddhism: Lineages: Tibetan: Centers and Monasteries: Malaysia
Asia Karma Kagyu - Devoted to the Asia region of the pure Karma Kagyu lineage, under HH 17th Karmapa, Thaye Dorje.
Karma Kagyu Dharma Society - A Vajrayana society in Negeri Sembilan.
Penang: Karma Kagyu Dharma Society - A center devoted to practice in the Karma Kagya lineage.
www.miragorobot.com /scripts/dir.aspx?cat=Top%2fSociety%2fReligion_and_Spirituality%2fBuddhism%2fLineages%2fTibetan%2fCenters_and_Monasteries%2fMalaysia   (286 words)

  
 Karma Kagyu
The Karma Kagyu lineage is one of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
The Karma Kagyu methods originate from the historical Buddha Shakyamuni and were given to his closest students.
The 16th Gyalwa Karmapa, Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, fled the Chinese invasion of Tibet in 1959 and thus secured the survival of the Karma Kagyu lineage.
www.diamondway.org /publisherspage/KarmaKagyu.htm   (336 words)

  
 Karmapa
The Karmapa is the head of the Karma Kagyu lineage of the Kagyu denomination.
Karma Pakshi grew to spend years in China at the Mongol Court of Kublai Khan, who was impressed by his feats of magic.
The subsequent Karmapas along with the Kagyu lineage holders, including the Regents or Eminent lamas, can be seen with names and dates on a separate page where there is also a link to the series of portrait images at the site of the Kagyu Federation of Malaysia.
www.khandro.net /Karmapas.htm   (2669 words)

  
 Karma Triyana Dharmachakra - The Kagyu Lineage
Marpa's most famous student was the greatest yogi in all of Tibet, the renowned Jetsun Milarepa, who passed the teachings on to Gampopa, who in turn transmitted the teachings to the First Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa.
The line of the Karmapas is said to be self-announced, because each incarnation leaves a letter predicting his next rebirth.
All great Kagyu teachers regard His Holiness Karmapa as the embodiment and source of all of the blessings of the lineage.
www.kagyu.org /kagyulineage/lineage   (167 words)

  
 Information on the Karma Kagyu School
The Karma Kagyu School is one of the major schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
The Gyalwa Karmapa is the head of the Karma Kagyu lineage, and is often called the Black Hat Lama of Tibet.
See the article "A Brief History of the Karma Kagyu Lineage of Tibet" by Topga Yulgyal Rinpoche for more detailed information on the Kagyu Lineage and how the teachings have been passed down from teacher to student in an unbroken transmission since the time of the Historical Buddha Shakyamuni.
www.buddhism-on-campus.org /KagyuInfo.htm   (473 words)

  
 The Karmapa Issue
An International Karma Kagyu Conference was held in Kathmandu, Nepal, on16th and 17th of March, 2001.
Delegates representing over five hundred monasteries and centers of the Karma Kagyu Lineage from around the world attended.The conference was expressly convened to address the present crisis within the Karma Kagyu lineage.
A unanimous resolution was passed to declare our school's determination to reject any interference from outside the Karma Kagyu lineage regarding the process of recognition and enthronement of the Karmapas and to protect the authentic transmission of the Karma Kagyu Lineage.
www.karmapa-issue.org /arguments.htm   (938 words)

  
 Karma Kagyu Lineage
Please visit the Kagyu Asia website for much fuller details of the Karma Kagyu lineage, about the Karmapas and in particular the present 17th Karmapa, Thaye Dorje.
Another aspect of the Karma Kagyu lineage is the interim directors of the adminstration who are caretakers of the Karmapa's monasteries in between His reincarnations.
Please visit the Kagyu Asia website for much fuller details of the Karma Kagyu lineage, including life stories, teachings and images of the major lineage figures, about the Karmapas and in particular the present 17th Karmapa, Thaye Dorje.
www.shangpa.org /r_lineage.html   (944 words)

  
 Karma Kagyu Dharma Society, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan
Karma Kagyu Lineage is one of the four main sects of Vajrayana Buddhism.
The main practices in Karma Kagyu are Mahamudra and the four tantras.
The Kagyu Lineage originates from the primordial Buddha Vajradhara (a representation of all the aspects of enlightenment) and has been passed down through a tradition of unbroken transmission between master and disciple.
kkdsns.tripod.com /v2/main/index.htm   (339 words)

  
 Buddhist Masters and Their Organisations: Karma Thinley Rinpoche
The Dechen Community is an association of meditation centres and groups belonging to the Sakya and Karma-Kagyu schools of Tibetan Buddhism under the direction of Karma Thinley Rinpoche and Lama Jampa Thaye.
Karma Thinley Rinpoche, master of the Kagyu and Sakya traditions, was born into the noble family of Bongsar in 1931 in the Nangchen area of Kham, Eastern Tibet.
At the age of one month he received refuge and some two years later was recognised by the then head of the Sakya tradition, Sakya Trizin Dakshul Thinley Rinchen, as the tulku (incarnation) of the Sakyapa master Beru Shaiyak Lama Kunrik, thought to be an incarnation of the great Vairocana.
www.buddhanet.net /masters/thinley.htm   (947 words)

  
 Kagyu Lineage
The Kagyu Lineage Of The Buddhism Of Tibet
The lineage of the Kagyu emphasizes the continuity of oral instructions passed on from master to student.
This emphasis is reflected in the literal meaning of "Kagyu." The first syllable "Ka" refers to the scriptures of the Buddha and the oral instructions of the guru.
www.nalandabodhi.org /kagyu_lineage.html   (740 words)

  
 Karma Triyana Dharmachakra -- Practice Centers
Through the ceaseless blessing and activity of His Holiness Karmapa there are now hundreds of Karma Kagyu meditation centers in thirty-four countries on the planet.
These centers go by different names, but each was established as a place where the authentic teachings and practices of the Karma Kagyu Lineage could be made available on a local level.
Most of these Karma Kagyu centers offer study programs in addition to the regular group practices.
kagyu.org /centers/cen00.html   (139 words)

  
 A short history of the Karma Kagyu Lineage
The different Kagyu lineages are not referred to as major and minor in terms of the instructions they contain; they are equal in that respect.
Another aspect of the Karma Kagyu lineage is the interim directors of the administration who are caretakers of the Karmapa's monasteries between his reincarnations.
Presently it is their responsibility to run the affairs of the seat of H.H. the 16th Karmapa and the affiliated monasteries and centers until the coming of age of the 17th Karmapa.
www.dhagpo-kagyu.org /anglais/gksh-ang/history_kag_lineage/kagyu_lineage.htm   (740 words)

  
 Simhanada--- Most Venerable Bokar Rinpoche
Mahasiddha Tilopa is often referred to as the first holder of the Kagyu tradition because he brought together the transmissions from various masters and accomplished enlightenment, seeing directly "the face" of the Buddha Vajradhara.
The teachings of the Kagyu lineage were brought from India to Tibet by Marpa Lotsawa, who courageously went to India three times to receive the transmission of the lineage from Naropa and Maitripa.
The present regents of the Karma Kagyu Lineage are Chamgon Tai Situ Rinpoche and Goshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche.
www.simhas.org /kagyu.html   (1783 words)

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