Webcasts

We are honored to have been able to keep you connected via webcast asHis Holiness the Karmapa made his way across the continent, delivering lectures at universities and giving teachings and empowerments at various Dharma centers. Events were live-streamed by Karmapa Foundation US via His Holiness the Karmapa’s official webcast page and/or by the hosting universities. Those teachings are now available online on the Karmapa YouTube page. For events not listed here, see the Schedule page.

PREVIOUSLY STREAMED EVENTS

OFFICIAL WELCOME CEREMONY

Bay Area, California
March 15, 2105, 4pm approximately, California time
The traditional tea and rice to welcome His Holiness the Karmapa and to mark the formal start of his two-month tour. Available for viewing on YouTube.


STANFORD UNIVERSITY

Stanford, California
March 17, 2015, 5:30 pm
Lecture: “Caring Connections: Compassion, Technology and the Environment”
A recording of this lecture can be viewed online here.


KAGYU DRODEN KUNCHAB

San Francisco, California
March 19, 2015, 9 am – 11 am
A recording of this teaching can be viewed online here.


UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS

Redlands, California
March 24, 2015, 7 pm
Conferral of Honorary Doctorate and Lecture: “Living Interdependence”
English and Chinese translation were provided.
A video of the evenings events can be viewed here.


HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Cambridge, Massachusetts
March 26, 2015, 4 pm
Lecture: “Caring for Life on Earth in the Twenty-first Century”
A video of the evenings events can be viewed here.


PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

Princeton, New Jersey
April 1, 2015
4:30 pm
Evening Lecture: “A Buddhist Perspective: Gender, the Environment and Activism”
View the video of this talk here.


KARMA THEGSUM CHÖLING-NEW JERSEY

Mount Laurel, New Jersey
April 4, 2015
10 am – 12 pm & 2 pm – 4 pm
Teaching: “Clarifying the Stages of the Meditative Path”
View the video here.


YALE UNIVERSITY

New Haven, Connecticut
April 7, 2015
4 pm
Chubb Fellow Lecture: “Compassion into Action: Buddhism and the Environment”
View video of this lecture here.


DANANG FOUNDATION

New York City
April 11 & 12, 2015
9:30 am – 12 pm Sat. | 9:30 am – 12 pm Sun. | 3 pm – 5:30 pm Sun.
Teaching: “Four Dharmas of Gampopa” & Akshobhya Instructions and Empowerment
View the video of the teaching on the four Dharmas of Gampopa here, the teaching on Buddha Akshobhya hereand the video of the Akshobhya empowerment here. Read full reports on the three sessions, respectively,here, here and here.


KARMAPA SERVICE SOCIETY

New York City
April 13, 2015
4 pm
Empowerment for Tibetan and Himalayan Community


KARMAPA FOUNDATION

New York City
April 14, 2015
7 pm – 9 pm
Public Talk: “Joining Heart and Mind: Creating a Compassionate World”

View a video of this event here, or read the report here.


KARMA TRIYANA DHARMACHAKRA (KTD)

Kingston, New York
April 18, 2015
10 am 12 pm & 3 pm 5 pm
Bestowal of Refuge Vow & Teaching: “The Development of Genuine Compassion”

For the morning session, view the video here and read the full report here.  For the afternoon session, view the video here and read the full report here.

Woodstock, New York
April 19, 2015
10 am 12 pm & 2:30 pm 4:30 pm
Private Teachings at KTD: The Four Dharmas of Gampopa

Read full report here or watch the videos here (am session) and here (pm session) on the Karmapa YouTube page.

Woodstock, New York
April 20, 2015
10 am 12 pm & 2:30 pm  4:30 pm
Private Teachings at KTD: Four Dharmas of Gampopa

Watch a video of the morning session here and the afternoon session here.


KUNZANG PALCHEN LING

Red Hook, New York
April 24, 2015
10 am noon
Medicine Buddha Teaching and Oral Transmission

Read the full report of this event here. View a video of the teachings at KPL here.


PRAYERS FOR VICTIMS OF NEPAL EARTHQUAKE

Manhattan, New York
May 2, 2015, 2:30 pm

The video of the prayer session can be viewed here. Read a full account of the event here.


TERGAR MEDITATION COMMUNITY

Madison, Wisconsin
May 5, 2015
10 am
Wisdom and Devotion: Teachings on the Kagyü Lineage Prayer

The video of the live webcast can be viewed here. A detailed account of the teaching can be read here.


UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON

Madison, Wisconsin
May 5, 2015
7 pm 8:30 pm
The Heart, the Brain, and Society: Buddhist and Scientific Perspectives on the Cultivation of Well-being—A Dialogue with Richard Davidson and Sona Dimidjian

A recording of the live webcast can be viewed here. A full report can be read here.


TIBETAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION OF MINNESOTA

Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 6, 2015
7 pm
Teaching for Tibetans, Oral Transmission of Chenrezig and Padmasambhava

A video of this evenings event can be viewed here, and a full report can be found here.


TIBETAN ASSOCIATION OF WASHINGTON

Lynnwood, Washington
May 8, 2015
3 pm
Blessing and Long-Life Empowerment

Read the full report here. A video of this event can be viewed here.


SAKYA MONASTERY OF TIBETAN BUDDHISM

Seattle, Washington
May 9, 2015
10:30 am 11:30 am
Green Tara Transmission

Read all about this visit here. A video of this event can be viewed online here.


NALANDABODHI

Seattle, Washington
May 9, 2015
2 pm – 4 pm
7 pm – 9 pm
Teaching: A Call to Compassionate Action including a panel discussion with youth leaders on social justice.

The first session, which includes the discussion with youth leaders, can be viewed online here. The second session, a teaching on emptiness and compassion, can be viewed here. Read all about the panel discussion here and the teachings on emptiness here.