nanda is a name given to one of the principal disciples and a devout attendant of the Lord Buddha. He was known as the
Guardian of the Dharma
for his most retentive memory power. Ananda was the first cousin of the Buddha by their fathers, and was devoted to him.
The word 'Ananda' in Sanskrit means 'all-joyfull'. With unquantifiable wisdom for the tranquil and auspecious journey of our visitors, His Holiness, the
17th Gyalwang Karmapa has ............