Bodhgaya ~ December 8
& 9, 2010
The Karmapa 900 year of celebration was launched on December 8 and 9, 2010, with a grand opening ceremony in Bodhgaya, India.
The event featured traditional Tibetan sacred song and dance, and addresses to the assembly by His Holiness the Seventeenth Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, Goshir Gyaltsap Rinpoche and the prime minister of the Tibetan governmentin-exile, Samdhong Rinpoche, who attended as chief guest.
Sung for the first time in many centuries, a dohā
by the great Indian mahāsiddha Tilopa was performed in Sanskrit by a four-member, world-class troupe from Mysore, India.
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