Medical camp during cremation ceremonies of Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche at Sharminub Monastery, Kathmandu/Nepal 2014-07

Venue: Sharminub Monastery, Raniban/Kathmandu/Nepal (1300m ASL)
Date: July 18-31, 2014

The cremation ceremonies of Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche in Kathmandu were led by His Holiness 17th Karmapa Thaye Dorje. Representatives from all the main schools of Tibetan Buddhism attended. Many dignitaries attended, including the Minister for Information and Communications Dr Minendra Rijal, Minister of State for Labor Tek Bahadur Gurung, the Thai ambassador to Nepal Kanthong Unakul, and Legso Lopon, representing the Bhutanese Royal Guru Je Khenpo.
Every day tens of thousands of devotees came from Nepal, India, and all over the world to pay their respects.

During this two weeks of ceremonies the KHCP-DHK provided a grand medical camp. Our team consist on medical professions from Kathmandu and Europe. They could treat hundreds of people every day.
Many thanks to all volunteers and special thanks to the Dhulikhel Hospital, the organization team of Sharminub, the Manang Community Kathmandu and the Diamondway for their support and cooperation at place.
  • ktm shamirnub shamarpaSharminub Monastery and retreat center of Shamar Rinpoche
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  • ktm shamirnub shamarpaKudung of Shamar Rinpoche arrives Kathmandukhcp ktm shamirnub shamarpa
  • ktm shamirnub shamarpaThe altar
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  • ktm shamirnub shamarpaThousands of devotees doing prayers every day...khcp ktm shamirnub shamarpa

 

  • ktm shamirnub shamarpa... and meanwhile the KHCP starts its medical camp
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  • ktm shamirnub shamarpa... with hundreds of urgent treatments every day
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  • ktm shamirnub shamarpaThe medical team after their two-weeks-jobkhcp ktm shamirnub shamarpa

 

  • ktm shamirnub shamarpaA large crowd of people watching the final ceremonykhcp ktm shamirnub shamarpa
  • ktm shamirnub shamarpaPujas around the kudung before the cremationkhcp ktm shamirnub shamarpa
  • ktm shamirnub shamarpaKarmapa Thaye Dorje throws a kattak into the firekhcp ktm shamirnub shamarpa