Karmapa, 17th

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རྒྱལ་བ་ཀརྨ་པ་ཨོ་རྒྱན་འཕྲིན་ལས་རྡོ་རྗེ།
Wylie rgyal ba karma pa o rgyan 'phrin las rdo rje
English Phonetics The 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje
Name Prefix His Holiness
Title Suffix the 17th Karmapa
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Dates
Birth:   1985
Place of birth:   lha thog


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About
Religious Affiliation
Karma Kagyu
Teachers
Thrangu Rinpoche · Tai Situpa, 12th · Goshir Gyaltsab, 12th · Gyamtso, Khenpo Tsultrim

Biographical information

His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Orgyen Trinley Dorje is the head of the 900-year-old Karma Kagyu Lineage and guide to millions of Buddhists around the world. Orgyen Trinley Dorje is a Tibetan practitioner and scholar, a painter, poet, songwriter and playwright, an environmental and social justice activist, and world spiritual leader who uses modern technology, such as Facebook and other digital platforms, to teach Buddhism and bring the Karma Kagyu lineage’s activities fully into the 21st century. You can see some of the projects he has initiated on Adarsha or Dharma Treasures: Digital Toolbox & Dharma Books

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Tibetan: ཨོ་རྒྱན་འཕྲིན་ལས་རྡོ་རྗེ་

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Born: 1985 lha thog
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TBRC RID: P5611

Biography from kagyuoffice.org

Biography from kagyu.org

Important incarnation of the karma kaM tshang tradition.
He has been recognized as the re-embodiment of the 16th Karmapa by the 14th Dalai Lama, Ta'i Situ, and a number of other masters of the kaM tshang bka' brgyud tradition.

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