The Buddhist Mausoleum in Copenhagen

The Buddhist mausoleum at Bispebjerg Cemetery in Copenhagen is
available for all Danish Buddhist.

The Buddhist Mausoleum is available and accessible for all Buddhist in Denmark. You are welcome to contact the Danish Office for Cemeteries either through an undertaker or directly on: 82 33 46 00

The mausoleum is open to all Buddhists in Denmark plus relatives or people who have a connection with Buddhism. The Buddhist mausoleum was established by Karmapa Trust – Sangye Tashi Ling, on August the 26th 1996.

Karmapa Trust – Sangye Tashi Ling, is a Buddhist society based on Tibetan Buddhism and is officially recognised as a religious community.

His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Ogyen Drodul Trinley Dorje gave the name and blessing to the Buddhist Mausoleum on October 28th, 2012, making a drawing of Buddha Akshobhya for the place.

As we do not know our time of death, it is important to prepare both practically and mentally for the one’s own death as well as the death of our loved ones. It will be easier, when one is grieving, to cope with the many practical things to be done as well as follow the wishes of the deceased if one is prepared. There is a guide, on this website, created in April 2006 to help you