The Black Crown of the Karmapas

The Qualities of the Vajra Crown

The Vajra Crown, or Black Crown, of the Karmapas is replete with profound and symbolic meaning. The shape and ornamentation of the crown display the enlightened qualities of the Karmapas. For a closer look at some of the most significant aspects of the Vajra Crown, click the links to follow this interactive exploration.

The Unchanging Dharmata