Photos: Alfred Arzt and Francoise Guillot
Article: Horst-Günter Rauprich
Karmapa 900 and First Kagyu Monlam Germany
at the Kamalashila Institute
July 7th – 10th, 2011
The Kamalashila Institute, Seat of His Holiness The XVII. Gyalwang Karmapa, Urgyen Trinley Dorje, in Europe, has been delighted and honoured to hold the First Kagyu Monlam in Germany and the Karmapa 900 ceremonies from July 7th to 10th.
When the first session started in the early morning, presided by His Eminence
Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche, the gompa was filled by ordained and dharma practitioners from all over Germany and neighbouring countries (e.g. Austria, Belgium, France, Poland, Switzerland). At the weekend nearly 40 ordained and
more then 150 lay practitioners assembled.