HH Jigdal Dagchen cremation ceremony in Delhi 11 November 2016

Khenpo Dr Ngawang Jorden leaves IBA for Delhi

HH the Sakya Trizin offers a kata to HH Dagchen Rinpoche

Khenpo Dr Ngawang Jorden and many others have left Kathmandu to go to New Delhi, India, for the cremation ceremony of His Holiness Jigdal Dagchen Dorje at the Sakya Phuntsok Phodrang in Delhi where the cremation will take place on 11 November 2016.  HH Jigdal Dagchen who was the founder and for decades leader of the Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism in Seattle, passed into Paranirvana in Seattle USA. Known more formally as His Holiness Vajra Dhara Kyabgön Dagchen Rinpoche Ngawang Kunga Sönam of the Phuntsok Phodrang, he died on April 29th, 2016. He was 87. We join with everyone from around the world in offering prayers for His Holiness.