"We Pray for the swift return of His Holiness into the Glorious Sakya Lineage very soon."

Parinirvana and Cremation Information

Please use links below for more information:

Information about the Cremation Letter from Sakya Trizin - English Letter from Sakya Trizin - Tibetan

Map to the Cremation Announcement by H. E. Dhungsey Avikrita Rinpoche

Sakya Monastery - Seattle, WA Supplication for Quick Return Prayer (composed by HH Sakya Trizin)

H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya Dorje Chang in Tibet

Born in Tibet, His Holiness bridged two worlds with ease. One of the last great masters to have classical training in Tibet, he was able to bring this to the west to bless the fortunate who came into his mandala.

His Holiness, with His compassionate nature, gives teachings

His Holiness sharing a warm smile during a teaching. He was known for his humor and playfulness.

Vajrakilaya Ceremony


H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya Dorje Chang


H.H. Dagchen Sakya Rinpoche's Holy Body in Seattle, WA

Guru Yoga Pujas were being performed for the Holy Body daily in Seattle, WA. At least once a week the Guru Yoga is still being performed by devoted sangha.

Information on the Parinirvana and Cremation