The time is 1976. The place is the roof of Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery in Boudha. The occasion is the transmission of the Treasury of the Tantric Teachings of the Kagyu Masters, on of the famous five collections of Jamgön Kongtrul. This transmission was conferred by the 16th Karmapa on many tulkus and lamas, monks and nuns, and took place at the request of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche.
Seated in the middle: the Gyalwang Karmapa, Rangjung Rigpey Dorje.
Standing from left: Andzin Tulku, Tsikey Chokling, Thrangu, Tharig, Dabzang, Shamar, Gyaltsab, Sabchu, Tulku Urgyen, Salche, Chokyi Nyima, Rinpoches.
Sitting, from the left: Lowa Tulku, Drupon Rinpoche, Ponlop Rinpoche, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, Surmang Garwang Rinpoche, Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche, Nando Tulku.