Buddhist Leader Visiting Colleges

The 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje.
The 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In a world that is scrutinizing it’s religious institutions to the utmost, Buddhism seems to be on the rise. Last week, Harvard invited a special guest to lecture them on the principles of Buddhism and the ideals that it brings.

“His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen T. Dorje spoke about the interdependence of all living creatures and the dangers of apathy at a lecture on Thursday. The Karmapa, the leader of one sect of Buddhism, stopped at Harvard on his two-month tour of the United States to deliver a lecture on “Caring for Life on Earth in the Twenty-first Century.””


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