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 http://sharminub.org/
For a full report, you can read the news item about the cremation of Shamar Rinpoche on this site.