Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche’s Cremation Ceremony


Thirty years ago today, May 26, 1987, hundreds of the Vidyadhara’s students gathered in the upper meadow of Karme Chöling for their teacher’s cremation. This slideshow presentation of Ray Ellis’s photographs, accompanied by Jeremy Blackburn’s music, captures some of the qualities of that day.

Photographs: Copyright (c) 2016 Ray Ellis, used here by permission.
Music performed by Jeremy Blackburn: Gade Gar Lament by Jeremy Blackburn; Let Erin Remember (Traditional); recorded on DRAGON’S THUNDER; CD available from Shambhala Media.