Karmapa - Selected Talks on Buddhism, Philosophy, and Meditation.
By Kagyu Office
About this podcast
His Holiness the 17th Karmapa is the head of the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. A guide to millions around the world, the Karmapa teaches traditional Buddhist Dharma while also regularly speaking on modern topics like feminism, the environment and equality. This podcast is dedicated to bringing you selected talks and teachings that Karmapa gives in India and around the world.

Episodes (Total: 12 / Page: 1)
Dec. 30, 2016 · 01:43:06
This week’s podcast episode is a short teaching from the Gyalwang Karmapa on the relationship between Buddhism and science as well as a Q&A session on this and other topics. The recording took place on the Gyalwang Karmapa’s previous visit to Switzerland where he gave teachings, empowerments and was able to visit many Tibetan communities. […]
Oct. 13, 2016 · 02:36:18
Today’s podcast episode comes from the Gyalwang Karmapa’s first visit to Paris, France, and is a beautiful teaching on the Four Noble Truths. This was the very first teaching that the historical Buddha gave and as such it is essential to Buddhists of all traditions, and practitioners of every level. The Karmapa teaches on all […]
Sept. 13, 2016 · 01:34:43
Today we are happy to bring you the tenth episode in the new Podcast series containing selected talks and teachings by His Holiness the 17th Karmapa. This special teaching took place in the USA and has Tibetan with an English translation. During this episode, the Gyalwang Karmapa discusses how to meditate on emptiness, and how […]
July 14, 2016 · 00:23:21
Thursday the 14th of July, 2016, is a special day of Padmasambhava – one of the most important masters in history of Tibetan Buddhism. Also known as Guru Rinpoche, he is regularly referred to as ‘the second Buddha’ such is his importance to buddhists around the world. According to the Tibetan calendar, today is particularly […]
June 29, 2016 · 02:38:02
Today’s podcast episode is a special two hour event from the Karmapa’s recent trip to Europe. In this wonderful teaching, the Gyalwang Karmapa discusses how to use meditation to develop inner peace and contentment in a modern, fast-paced world. In the second session (which starts at the 1 hour mark), the Karmapa goes on to […]
May 8, 2016 · 01:41:37
This Sunday is Mother’s Day in many countries around the world. In order to celebrate this occasion we have a very special teaching that the Karmapa gave in Berlin where he talks about his experiences with his mother and father in Tibet. During this wonderful talk His Holiness describes how his mother’s kindness acted as […]
April 26, 2016 · 01:01:39
Today we are happy to bring you the sixth episode in the new Podcast series containing selected talks and teachings by His Holiness the 17th Karmapa. This episode is from the Karmapa’s recent visit to the Root Institute in Bodhgaya. His Holiness has been visiting the center for years to give short teachings, but on […]
Jan. 1, 2016 · 01:19:33
Today is the first day of 2016 and as such we are very happy to present you with a new Podcast episode where His Holiness gives a brief but powerful teaching on breathing (shamatha) meditation. This particular recording comes from a recent trip to Europe where His Holiness began talking about how dissatisfaction often creeps […]
Dec. 12, 2015 · 01:04:55
Today we bring you the fourth episode in our new podcast series. This very special informal teaching from His Holiness the Karmapa took place at the Root Institute in 2013. The Karmapa received a question early in the session about Buddha Nature and then proceeded to give a short but vibrant talk on how to […]
Dec. 3, 2015 · 01:15:14
Today we are delighted to bring you the third episode in our new Podcast series. This selected talk comes from the Karmapa’s recent trip to the USA where he was invited to give a talk at the famous Princeton University. The topic was gender equality and His Holiness spoke at length about his own role […]
Nov. 19, 2015 · 01:13:30
Today we are happy to bring you the second episode in the new Podcast series containing selected talks and teachings by His Holiness the 17th Karmapa. This special teaching comes from Karmapa’s most recent trip to the USA and has Tibetan with an English translation. The talk was organized by a vibrant local Dharma center […]
Nov. 13, 2015 · 01:11:13
It is with great pleasure that we bring to you a new Podcast called Karmapa – Selected Talks and Teachings. We’re launching with the wonderful talk that His Holiness gave at Stanford University while visiting the USA in 2015. Why a new podcast? The Karmapa and the Kagyu Office use many new media such as […]