HH 17th Karmapa performs traditional ceremony for Shamar Rinpoche

HH Karmapa leads ceremonies for Shamar Rinpoche
Photo credit: Tokpa Korlo, shamarpa.org

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 paid respect in this way to the 14th Shamarpa before his body was carried out of the funeral home and taken onwards to Asia.
Shamar Rinpoche’s official website has a report.



Update: Video of Shamar Rinpoche’s kudung (physical body) leaving Germany for India:



Categories: 17th Karmapa Thaye Dorje, Shamar Rinpoche

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