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Today His Holiness Karmapa visited the Bhutanese Monastery to review the progress on the creation of the tormas for the upcoming Mahakala Puja and the 29th Kagyu Monlam.

Bodhgaya, February 8

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The torma art group, around ninety monks and nuns from India, Nepal and Bhutan, has already settled in at the Bhutanese Monastery in Bodhgaya and started its marvelous work on the tormas for the upcoming Mahakala Puja and the 29th Kagyu Monlam. Most of the artists have been attending the torma art classes in Sarnath recently.

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A video montage featuring excerpts from a talk given by the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje in Bodhgaya in 2009 where he discussed the significance of the tormas created for the 26th Kagyu Monlam. To read the entire text of his teaching “A Talk on the Relationship between Masters and Disciples,” follow this link to the Kagyu Monlam website.

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Michele Martin has written an extensive report on the tormas and other offerings at the 28th Kagyu Monlam, posted on kagyumonlam.org. Please click on the image below to open that article.

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The fog was thick at 5:30 am as the shadowy figures on the road made their way to the stupa; even with a torch it was hard to see more than a few meters ahead. A new bright red gate enclosed the area to the site with prayers in many languages hanging from it. Overhead the trees splashed large drops of condensation muddying the narrow paths to the seating area. Let’s say the whole place was dripping with atmosphere.

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