The Karmapa Documentary Project presents Kagyu Monlam video from 2011. His Holiness the 17th Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje and the XIVth Shamarpa Mipham Chokyi Lodreo in Bodhgaya 2011.

In December 14th 2011 His Holiness Gyalwa Karmapa together with Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche conducted ritual of butter lamp ligtening to begin Kagyu Monlam Chenmo.

Thousands of monks and nuns from over fifty monasteries, more than four thousand lay practitioners from all over the world gathered under the Main Temple and Bodhi Tree. Place where two thousand five hundred years ago Buddha attained enlightenment.

Mandala offering in Bodhgaya

Mandala offering in front of the Bodhi Tree. Gyalwa Karmapa and Shamarpa leading the Kagyu Monlam in 2011

More images from all Kagyu Monlam, as well as vast activities of Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje on

More Kagyu Monlam videos as well as other activities of Karmapa on Karmapa Documentary youtube video channel.