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His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa

Karmapa leads ceremonies for Shamar Rinpoche in Kalimpong

June 28, 2017

Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, led several days of Buddhist ceremonies to mark the 3rd anniversary of the parinirvana of his teacher, His Holiness Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche. The ceremonies took place in Kalimpong in north India and were attended by local people and devotees from India and around the world.

Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, leading the Gyalwa Gyamtso puja to commemorate the 3rd anniversary of the parinirvana of His Holiness Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche. Photo / Magda Jungoska

Karmapa also blessed the new construction of the Diwakar Buddhist Academy and the Diwakar Buddhist School, and inaugurated a meditation hall for local people.