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pril 14, 2007: Gyalwa Karmapa visited the birthplace of Dr. Ambedkar in India

On April 14, 2007, amidst thousands of faithful followers of the great Indian patriarch Dr. B.R. Babasaheb Ambedkar, father of both the Dalit Buddhist movement as well as the Indian Constitution, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje performed prayers and a pithy speech to the masses as the Chief guest during the 116th birthday celebration in Mhow, the birthplace of Dr. Ambedkar. Invited by the Chief Minister and state government of Madhya Pradesh, His Holiness once again gave blessings and guidance to the Indian Buddhist community, who had traveled from all over India to celebrate the life of Dr. Ambedkar on this auspicious occasion.

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