Kalachakra Bodhgaya

Kalachakara Initiations by his holiness the Dalai Lama

Kalachakara Initiations

Kalachakara Initiations

The Kalachakara Initiations  by his holiness the Dalai Lama has remarked that in earlier times communities were separated by valleys, rivers, mountains and oceans, whereas today with instant communication and transportation, our community includes the entire planet. This is an another reason why he feels Kalachakara is a teaching for our time.The 2017 Kalachakra Initiation by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and Pilgrimage to Bodhagaya, Rajgir, Nalanda, Varanasi in India.

Sr. No. Duration Destination Participants
1. May 1954 Norbulingka, Lhasa, Tibet 100,000
2. April 1956 Norbulingka, Lhasa, Tibet 100,000
3. March 1970 Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India 30,000
4. January 1971 Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India 10,000
5. December 1974 Bodhgaya, Bihar, India 100,000
6. September 1976 Leh, Ladakh, India 40,000
7. July 1981 Madison, Wisconsin, USA 1,500
8. April 1983 Dirang, Arunachal Pradesh, India 5,000
9. August 1983 Tabo, Himachal Pradesh, India 10,000
10. July 1985 Rikon, Switzerland 6,000
11. December 1985 Bodhgaya, Bihar, India 200,000
12. July 1988 Zanskar, Jammu & Kashmir, India 10,000
13. July 1989 Los Angeles, California, USA 3,300
14. December 1990 Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India 130,000
15. October 1991 New York, New York, USA 3,000
16. August 1992 Kalpa, Himachal Pradesh, India 20,000
17. April 1993 Gangtok, Sikkim, India 100,000
18. July 1994 Jispa, Himachal Pradesh, India 30,000
19. December 1994 Barcelona, Spain 3,000
20. January 1995 Mundgod, Karnataka, India 50,000
21. August 1995 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 30,000
22. June 1996 Tabo, Himachal Pradesh, India 20,000
23. September 1996 Sydney, Australia 3,000
24. December 1996 Salugara, West Bengal, India 200,000
25. August 1999 Bloomington, Indiana, USA 4,000
26. August 2000 Kyi, Himachal Pradesh, India 25,000
27. October 2002 Graz, Austria 10,000
28. January 2003 Bodhgaya, Bihar, India 200,000
29. April 2004 Toronto, Ontario, Canada 8,000
30. January 2006 Amarvati, Andhra Pradesh, India 100,000
31. July 2011 Washington, DC, USA 8,000
32. January 2012 Bodhgaya, Bihar, India 200,000
33. July 2014 Leh (Ladakh), Jammu & Kashmir, India 150,000