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Chronology of Bokar Monastery
1983 Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche visited the site for first time during a break in the Rinchen Terdzod empowerments which Kyabje Kalu Rinpoche was bestowing in Sonada
1984 The Land was acquired and construction began on Kalachakra retreat center, assembly hall and monks quarters
1988-9 Kalachakra stupa erected and consecrated
1992 Annual seminar for foreign students started
1996 Construction of the Karma Kagyu retreat center completed and the first retreat commenced
1997 His Holiness the Dalai Lama visits Mirik for consecration and gives teachings in Karma Kagyu retreat center
2001 Construction on the new monastery complex begins
2003 Construction of the Shangpa Kagyu retreat center begins
2004 Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche passes away on August 17th.
2005 First Shangpa Kagyu three-year retreat begins in February
2006 Consecration of Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche’s Kudung Stupa overseen by His Holiness Karmapa