|Welcome to the Venerable Shangpa Rinpoche's homepage. Shangpa Rinpoche is the reincarnation of the First Shangpa Rinpoche whose compassionate activities have touched many in Tibet and Nepal.At the age of eleven, he was ordained as a monk by His Holiness the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa, who bestowed him the name Karma Shedrub Chokyi Sengge, which means "The Dharma Lion of Knowledge and Practice". At present, Rinpoche is the Abbot of Karma Kagyud Buddhist Centre Singapore. He is responsible for a number of monasteries and nunneries in Nepal and India and teaches within the Karma Kagyu lineage of Vajrayana under HH 17th Karmapa, Trinley Thaye Dorje.|
Deepest gratitidue to Nepal government for finally fulfilling our wishes. Shamar Rinpoche was cremated on July 31st in Shar Minub monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal. Thousands including both foreign and Nepali devotees attended the cremation and received the blessing of Rinpoche Kudung. Karmapa Trinlay Thaye Dorje sends message of appreciation to devotees.