Cremation of Shamar Rinpoche

On 31 July 2014, His Holiness Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche was cremated at the Shar Minub monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal. Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, presided over the elaborate ceremonies. Many Rinpoches and dignitaries, and thousands of devotees attended. The event was streamed live over the internet at
For a full report, you can read the news item about the cremation of Shamar Rinpoche on this site.

Event Type Cremation
Teachers Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Beru Khyentse Rinpoche, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, Dubsing Rinpoche, His Holiness Shamar Rinpoche, Lektsho Lopon, Luding Khen Rinpoche, Sang Sang Rinpoche, Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche, Tsikey Chokling Rinpoche, Tulku Urgyen Yangsi
Place Name Shar Minub Monastery
Address Sharminub, Ichangunarayan 44600
City Kathmandu
Country Nepal