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Akshobhya Teaching

June 23 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Akshobhya Teaching. ​The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa is the spiritual leader of the Kagyu Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. He visits Vancouver for Akshobhya teachings and empowerment.. More infoThe 17th Gyalwang Karmapa is the spiritual leader of the Kagyu Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.  The Karmapa lineage dates back 900 years; it is the oldest and foremost lineage to commence a tradition of reincarnate teachers in Tibetan Buddhism. The current Karmapa was born in 1985, unto a nomadic family in eastern Tibet. He was recognized as the 17th lineage holder at the age of seven, and journeyed from Tibet to India at the age of 14.  Ever since, the Gyalwang Karmapa has assumed the role of a spiritual leader. He has traveled the world working towards the betterment of humanity, raising global environmental awareness, promoting spiritual peace, and preserving the Tibetan culture... Event Details. Location: 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver