The following text, composed by H.H. 17th Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje
, is from the website of the organising committee of the Kagyu Monlam Chenmo
in Bodh Gaya, which will next take place from 27 December 2010 to 3 January 2011. It explains the meaning of the practice of “monlam” or “decication and aspirations”.
17th Karmapa and Shamar Rinpoche in Bodh Gaya, 2007 (photo: Thule Jug)