Shamar Rinpoche touched the lives of so many people worldwide. We encourage anyone whose lives were touched by Shamar Rinpoche to share their thoughts and memories here, with the wish that this may bring healing and solace to all of us who miss his physical presence. And in this way allow the world to see the amazing wisdom, presence, kindness and humor that we all cherished.

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Condolence from His Majesty the Fourth King of Bhutan Druk Gyalpo Jigme Singye Wangchuck 


  • Fully Loaded Wednesday June 18th, 2014
    Fully Loaded
    A few days before Rinpoche’s passing our center hosted teachings with Shangpa Rinpoche. One thing that stuck out for me was Rinpoche’s translation of the Sanskrit term, Guru. Rinpoche said it literally meant, fully loaded. Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche was the embodiment of this. I will miss my dear Teacher.
  • Om Ami Dewa Hri Wednesday June 18th, 2014
    Lodro Gyatso Goby
    यह शब्द Emanation of infinite love that Your Teachings and Your Qualities radiate with no end? That You reach Dewatchen, from there to guide us again and again until our Enlightenments.
  • Tsawai Lama Wednesday June 18th, 2014
    Phuntsok Rabten Khatsiktsang
    Tsawai Lama
    Gyalwa Shamarpa was our Tsawai Lama. This was a choiceless ‘karmic’ choice. Gyalwa Shamarpa’s radiant compassion, piercing methods and priceless instructions makes this life worth living and striving for. Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche taught about the “indivisibility and universality of the Guru” and had remarked that “at the end of the day, all one remembers is the ...
  • Meditative equipoise Wednesday June 18th, 2014
    Kungzig Shamar Rinpoche came to Manchester, UK (in the aptly name Renaissance (“re-birth”) hotel) – and taught us The Seven Points of Mind Training, just a fortnight ago. During the session, Sharmapa treated those present to a demonstration of meditating on the empty nature of mind, and invited us to watch his face as he did ...
  • Empowerment Wednesday June 18th, 2014
    Shawn Loudermilk
    Every empowerment from Shamarpa was So Special , So Amazing and So Powerful… Esp. Diamond Mind in Kassel, Germany was out of this world , Mahakala in Spain really Extraordinary for me among others. Thank You so Much Rinpoche