2,600+ years since Buddha's Awakening.
900+ years of the Karma Kagyu lineage.
11 June 2014: The 14th Shamar Rinpoche Mipham Chokyi Lodro died as a result of a
accident. See the official announcement
The document is in Tibetan with
English translation following.
The Gyalwang Karmapa ordered
that prayers be offered at Rumtek Monastery for 49 days, as is customary.
Rumtek Monastery in Sikkim, India, had been established by the 16th Karmapa Rigpe
Dorje as the seat of the Kagyu denomination in exile. Other
monasteries are following suit.
The Tibet Post
interview, in which Karmapa gives some history.
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