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December 31, 2019


At the start of December, H.E. Ling Rinpoche was the Chief Guest at the “Bhumi Pujan” of Donyi Polo Khumko and Indigenous Faith Day celebration & foundation laying ceremony in Arunachal Pradesh. The event was attended by the Honorable Pema Khendu (CM of Arunachal Pradesh) and other Indian and international dignitaries.

From 7th – 25th December, H.E. Ling Rinpoche returned to his residence at Ling Labrang, Drepung Monastery in South India, for the 600th anniversary of the great master Je Tsongkhapa’s nirvana (1419-2019). Each day Rinpoche met with high Lamas and granted audiences to many visiting international guests and the public. Rinpoche gave a special audience and advice to Drepung Loseling’s newly graduated Geshes, visited Ling Khangtsen where the monks offered a short long-life puja, and attended the Long-Life Initiation of Je Lama Tsongkhapa given by H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet at Drepung Loseling Debate Courtyard.

On 7th December, H.H. the Dalai Lama granted a special audience and gave advice to H.E. Ling Rinpoche and the Loseling Tulku Association, and on 17th December H.H. the Dalai Lama presided over the ‘Conference on Aryadeva’s Four Hundred Stanzas Treatise in Commemoration of Je Tsongkhapa’s 600th Pairinirvana Anniversary,’ which was chaired by H.E. Ling Rinpoche at Drepung Loseling.

On the last day of the year, His Eminence Ling Rinpoche arrived in Taipei, where he was very warmly welcomed by Drepung Loseling Association of Taiwan and representatives from many other Gelugpa Dharma centers.

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