Venerable Lama Karma Dorjey
Venerable Lama Karma Dorjey was ordained as a novice monk in 1979 joined Palpung Sherab Ling Monastic Seat in India where he received a complete monastic education and was well accomplished in all subjects including ritual texts, ritual music and making sand mandalas.
He later received full ordination from Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa and received many of the Karma Kagyu lineage empowerments, reading transmissions and teachings (including the entire transmission of the five treasures of Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye) over many years from Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa, His Eminence Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche and the Very Venerable Saljey Rinpoche.
He completed a traditional Karma Kagyu three year retreat at Palpung Sherab Ling with the Very Venerable Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche as retreat master.
He was appointed and served for many years as discipline master of Palpung Sherab Ling Monastic Seat where he accumulated great experience running the sangha community.
Due to his great dedication, capability and knowledge of dharma and potential to benefit students, in early 2012 Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa appointed him resident Lama of Palpung Auckland.
Appointment Letter from Kenting Tai Situpa