One-Year Commemoration Ceremony of the Passing of His Holiness the 14th Shamarpa Mipham Chokyi Lodro
May 30, 2015
Time: 3 to 5PM
Date: Sunday, 31st of May 2015
Venue: Main Hall of Karmapa International Buddhist Institute
3:00pm Receiving of guests.
3:15pm Formal installation of Rinpoche’s bone relics (rinsel) in KIBI’s shrine room.
3:30pm Recitation of auspicious prayers, followed by one minute of silence, in memory of Kunsig Shamar Rinpoche.
3:45pm Welcome speech by Prof. Sempa Dorje, Director of the Institute.
3:55pm Tribute to the life and activities of Shamar Rinpoche by Jigme Rinpoche, General Secretary of Gyalwa Karmapa.
4:10pm Concluding Speech by H.H. the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Thaye Dorje.
4:20pm High Tea and screening of the documentary of the journey of Shamar Rinpoche’s Kudung (mortal Remain).