On the 19th June 2014, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje performed a traditional Buddhist ceremony today for his late teacher, Shamar Rinpoche. Along with many Karma Kagyu lamas, ordained and lay practitioners, and dignitaries, HH 17th Karmapa … Continued
Shamar Rinpoche is the second-highest teacher in the Karma Kagyu lineage, after Karmapa himself. The Shamarpas have been taking conscious rebirth and been recognized as high Buddhist teachers for seven centuries. The 14th Shamarpa passed away in June 2014.