Thousands of devotees paid ther last respect to the late Khenpo Karpo, whose purjang (cremation) ceremony was conducted by His Eminance Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche at Takila, Lhuentse, in front of the tallest Guru Statue yesterday. Khenpo Karpo, 82, who passed away on January 18 in Thailand built the giant bronze statue of Guru Nangsey Zilneon in Tangmachu.