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.

Share your memories here…

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


  • The amazing visit of Shamar Rinpoche Thursday July 03rd, 2014
    Kamani Wijeyesekera, Manchester, UK
    So fortunate were we, to receive the precious teachings of ‘The Seven Points of Mind Training’ given by Shamar Rinpoche in Manchester ten days before his passing. It was the first time I received teachings from Shamar Rinpoche, following an invitation by Lama Jampa Thaye. They were so profound and given lovingly with warmth and ... read more...
  • So nice! Wednesday July 02nd, 2014
    Astrid Schünemann near Dhagpo France
    It was in 93 when Shamar Rinpoche came to the Dharmacenter of Heidelberg/Germany. We were very few people to prepare everything,and between cleaning, cooking, preparing the shrine room and so on there was little time for something else. At the end, I saw many dandelions growing between the stones of the courtyard, and I tried ... read more...
  • Sweetest Friend Wednesday July 02nd, 2014
    Margaret Crouch, Santa Barbara, Usa
    For the 14th Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche Sweetest Friend … Why did you leave so suddenly without a backward glance? No time to say goodbye to watch the sun rise one more time… Never again will I search for something unaware that I already have it or ask questions not believing that I have the answer… You will watch for us in early light, in evening shadows of ... read more...
  • Une rencontre inoubliable Sunday June 29th, 2014
    Marie - Brive en Corrèze
    J’ai rencontré Kunzig Shamar Rinpoché lors de sa venue à St Léon sur Vézère le 24 et 25 mai. Sa présence dégageait une sorte de plénitude que j’ai ressentie comme profondément et sincèrement généreuse, dans le sens où il a souhaité et cherché à la transmettre, à la partager à tous ceux (nombreux) qui étaient là ... read more...
  • Om Ami Dewa Hri Saturday June 28th, 2014
    Rinchen Athup Khampa, New York, USA
    Om Ami Dewa HriMy last evening with Rinpoche, on April 19th 2014 in Natural Bridge, Virginia, saw the sky explode in pink, red and orange, as dusk settled in. It was a special evening to say the least, to witness this colorful phenomenon alongside the great master himself. Even though I am overwhelmed with sadness now, I try to ... read more...