In one voice, we, the Sikkimese people pledge not to rest until His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje, is back in Sikkim and resumes his seat in the Dharma Chakra Center Rumtek, his residence in exile. United in our struggle and in one voice, we cry, “Karmapa Khenno!”
- The Deed of Trust (August 23, 1961)
- From the Office of the Dalai Lama to Shamar Rinpoche (July 2000)
- From the Office of the Dalai Lama to Shamar Rinpoche (February 1997)
- From the Office of the Chief Minister to the Prime Minister of India (January 2010)
- JAC’s Letter in Response to Rao’s Report (2010)
- Rao’s Report from Buddha’s Not Smiling(1997)
Call for Return of the Karmapa
Over 50,000 people gathered on September 26, 2010 in the peaceful Himalayan state of Sikkim, India. Rally organizers urged the Government of India to lift travel restrictions so the Karmapa can come home.Read more »
What is the rally about?
Frustrated and unhappy with the Central Government disregard of their repeated request to allow the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, to assume his seat in Rumtek Monastery in Sikkim, the people of Sikkim are bringing out a mass rally on 26 September 2010 attended by 65 monasteries and thousands of people of all ethnic communities and religions in Sikkim.