The 6th Annual North American Kagyu Monlam

The Karma Kagyu Association of Canada warmly invites you to join us for the 6th Annual North American Kagyu Monlam being held this year in Richmond, BC. This remarkable 5-day “Great Prayer Festival” is a time to pray for world peace. The offering of aspiration prayers will be made under the guidance of the Very Venerable 9th Thrangu Rinpoche, with blessings from His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje.

Ordained Sangha register here. Lay Sangha register here.

You can support the Monlam through your attendance, sponsorship, and/or volunteer spirit.



  • New Date & Time

    *****August 26th-30th, 2015*****

    Please consult the schedule for more detailed information.


    Thrangu Monastery Canada
    8140 No. 5 Rd
    Richmond, BC V6Y 2V4

  • Registration

    compulsory online registration for all attendees: REGISTER NOW


    • $25 per 1/2 day
    • $50 per day (includes lunch)
    • $225 for all sessions (includes lunch and the Kagyu Monlam textbook)

“Many different ethnic groups and different languages from all over the world have gathered for the sake of peace. We’ve come here with the same wishes and intentions, and the power of positive aspirations is magnified when performed together, with a single intention, by many people.”

-His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa during the 31st Kagyu Monlam in Bodhgaya, India