Harvard Divinity School

Kris Snibbe

Trike Daily

Tibetan Buddhist Leader Blazes an Innovative Trail

To his followers, Dorje is the 17th Karmapa—the leader of the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism and the latest in a line of reincarnated Tibetan teachers, or lamas, stretching back to the 12th century. He’s been training for that role since the age of 7, when other important lamas recognized him as the reincarnation […]

By Joshua Eaton
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