The Karma Kagyu Institute is a non-profit, educational corporation. Its purpose is to preserve and disseminate Tibetan philosophy, arts, and culture through the teachings of the Tibetan tradition, especially as propounded by the Karma Kagyu school of Buddhism. This includes classical arts and sciences such as ritual music and dance, ceremonial techniques, philosophy, astrology, history, and natural medicine. The Karma Kagyu Institute is currently housed at the Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Monastery in Woodstock, New York.
Latest DVD Releases from Karma Kagyu Institite
Taught by His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa
Translated by Lama Yeshe Gyamtso
DVD: 1 disc,
His Holiness combined instruction on the meaning of the prayer with his reflections on the history and significance of Guru Rinpoche, along with stories of his personal connection with the prayer.
Mind at Ease
Taught by Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche
DVD: 5 discs,
7 hours 8 minutes
Rinpoche explains the importance of meditation in general and places the tradition of mahamudra in historical context. He then discusses the mahamudra shamatha meditation, obstacles to meditation, meditation experiences, vipashyana, and finally the four yogas of mahamudra.