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 


  • Rinpoche Sunday June 15th, 2014
    Tsoknyi Rinpoche
    June 11 2014 Dear Jigme Rinpoche, Chimey-la and all other family members of Shamar Rinpoche, I am very shocked to hear about the sudden passing of Shamar Rinpoche. I am so sorry to hear this news. Shamar Rinpoche and all my family are very close. He was especially close to my father Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche. ... read more...
  • Shamarpa in Stockholm Sunday June 15th, 2014
    Denise Vestin
    Shamarpa in StockholmShamar Rinpoche visited Stockholm and Karme Tenpe Gyaltsen for the first time in October 2012 and I was the lucky one to be the photographer. Rinpoche gave us Amitabha iniation and bodhisattva vows… our center was packed and it was a beautiful time. The picture you see is a relaxed moment after the ... read more...
  • 72076 Tübingen Sunday June 15th, 2014
    Sommer Regine
    I was in Renchen-Ulm for a course with Shamar Rinpoche, the second last. After I waked up and walk on the terasse, I suddenly look up to the window in second floor. Rinpoche was standing there an simply smile. I feel he is the great incarnation of Buddha Amitabha. The smile was like the description in the meditaion ... read more...
  • Shamar Rinpoche in Karma Guen 1994 Saturday June 14th, 2014
    Fidel Kreuzer
    Shamar Rinpoche in Karma Guen 1994In the early 1990es, we were blessed by Shamar Rinpoche’s unannounced, informal visit to Karma Guen. After seeing the future stupa sight and the surroundings of the Center, he did prayers in our tiny meditation hall and gave us a teaching on the Dharma. read more...