photos of


His Holiness 16th Karmapa and His Holiness Shamar Rinpoche.

Official photo of His Holiness Kunzing Shamar Rinpoche.

Shamar Rinpoche and his elder brother, Lama Jigme Rinpoche.

Shamar Rinpoche with his resident monk, Lama Sherab.

Shamar Rinpoche in his work room in Kalimpong, West Bengal, India, 2010.

Photo/Gabriella Turanyi

His Holiness 17th Karmapa and His Holiness Shamar Rinpoche at Kagyü Monlam, Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India. 2011.

Photo/Thule Jug

Shamar Rinpoche's kudung arrives in KIBI, India, 2014.

Photo/Magda Jungowska

View of the roof of Shar Minub monastery, where the cremation of Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche took place, 2014.

Photo/Tokpa Korlo

Logo of Bodhi Path Buddhist Centers. In the 1990s, he started to set up a worldwide organization called Bodhi Path with the aim of offering Buddhist practice free from any sectarianism, and he continued to teach worldwide both in his own Bodhi Path centers as well as in other centers associated with the Karmapa.