Karmapa’s Swayambhu monastery renovation project

Begun this year in earnest, the renovation of the Swayambhu Monastery belonging to HH 17th Karmapa Thaye Dorje has already brought great results. Essential works such as the water and wastewater infrastructure have been completed. The roof is now waterproof, … Continued

Shamar Rinpoche’s cremation

On the morning of Thursday, 31st July, after weeks of expectation and preparation, the last rites began for one of the greatest Buddhist masters of our times. The 14th Shamar Rinpoche Mipham Chokyi Lodro had requested that his cremation be … Continued

Shamar Rinpoche arrives in Kathmandu, Nepal

The late 14th Shamar Rinpoche had a fondness for the country and people of Nepal. He made great efforts to establish a monastery at Shar Minub, in Kathmandu, for the benefit of Buddhist students in Nepal. And it was here … Continued

Official address by HH 17th Karmapa about Shamar Rinpoche

Official address by His Holiness 17th Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje on 30th June 2014, Karmapa International Buddhist Institute, New Delhi The Passing of His Holiness 14th Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche, Mipham Chokyi Lodro: A Spiritual Message for the Karma Kagyu Lineage … Continued

The life of Shamar Rinpoche

  Although the 14th Shamarpa Mipam Chokyi Lodro was a Buddhist master of great achievements, he was also a modest man. Therefore, even some of his students may not be aware of the importance of the role that Shamar Rinpoche … Continued