December 12-13, 2014 H.H. the Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang CEREMONIAL INCEPTION OF THE THREE-YEAR RETREAT WITH EMPOWERMENT AND TEACHINGS - OPEN FOR ALL On December…
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The Drikung Kagyu Order was founded in 1179 by Kyobpa Jigten Sumgön. It is headed by the two Kyabgon Rinpoches, His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang and His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chungtsang. While Chungtsang Rinpoche resides in Lhasa, Chetsang Rinpoche has established the Drikung Kagyu seat in exile in Dehra Dun, in the northeast of India.
Dear dharma friends, we the International Drikung Kagyu Council is giong to organize the International Glorious Drikung Kagyu Meeting from Feb 27th to Mar 1st 2015 in Dehra Dun, India.
Warmly invited by Her Majesty Ashi Kelsang Choedon Wangchuk, the Royal Grand Mother of Bhutan, His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang visited Bhutan for ten days from 21st of September 2014. His Holiness and entourage were received by the most honourable Lyenpo Paljor Dorji, Dr. Kinzang and protocol officers of Bhutan at Paro airport, and accompanied towards Thimphu, the capital.
His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang visited Skyurbuchan on 17th July 2014. There His Holiness and entourage were welcomed by the government officials and the people of the village.
The people were dressed in their finest costumes and jewels and they made an offering of songs, dances. The Councillor and prominent members of the village also made Mandala offering to His Holiness.
Thereafter His Holiness travelled to the Aryan Valley and stopped for two nights in Biamah.
His Holiness the 37th Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang will visit to Perú South America for a Pilgrimage to the Andes, which will be held, from May 15th to May 25th, 2015. All interested dharma friends and followers are most welcome.
Under the supervision of H.H. the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, Phase II for the Go Green & Go Organic program was successfully accomplished in Sarchukhul and Shayok, Jangthang area of Ladakh from 11th August to 15th August 2014. His Holiness along with the honorable guests Rigzin Jora, esteemed Rigzin Spalbar the Councillor of the Ladakh, esteemed Namgyal Durbok, the councillor of the Jangthang, the Executive Director of the Mountain Institute, Washington, DC,
Being invited by the Drikung Sanghas in Latvia, His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang has visited Riga, the capital of Latvia, on June 25th 2014. H.H. with most Ven. Nupa Rinpochey and the entourage were received at the airport by all the Sangha members of the three centres, Drikung Jamtseling, Riga Drikung Ngaden Choling, and the Tibetan Meditation & Healing Centre Sorig of the Drikung Kagyu Lineage in Latvia.
Announcement for the Winter Teaching 2015. You are all welcome. For detailed information, kindly contact the Drikung Kagyu Teaching Committee.
H.H. the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang arrived Milarepa Retreat Center, Schneverdingen for the opening of the Retreat Temple on June 10th 2014. H-H. was received by Dr. Liane Pitsos the Board of Directors, Garchen Foundation, Ms. Carolina V. Gravenreuth( manager) and members of the Milarepa Retreat Centre at the airport and escorted all the way to the retreat centre.
On the 29th of May, His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang was received at the Vienna Airport by members of the Drikung Kagyu centres in Austria. After lunch H.H. visited Drikung Phontsok Choling Gompa where H.H. gave an extensive teaching on the Heart Sutra. After the teaching H.H. also shared his vision on Go Green and Go Organic project in Ladakh, followed by the questions & answers session with the audience.
On the 21st of May His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang arrived Singapore for the Namgyalma One Thousand Offerings ritual at Suntec City. His Holiness was warmly welcomed by the members of the Drikung Kagyu Singapore Om Center, Dri Thupten Dargay Ling center, Drikung Dharma Chakra center, and many of the followers of the Drikung Kagyu Lineage in Singapore. At 9.30.am on the 24th of May 2014 H.H gave teachings and the empowerment of the Namgyalma One Thousand Offerings puja at the hall of Sunctec City.
On the 26th of April His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang and his entourage travelled to Jangthang, Ladhak to visit the Go Green & Go Organic project, which has been one of Holiness' wishes for a long time.
More than 30 vehicles and many village people accompanied His Holiness. On the way His Holiness and his team visited a project site of a future plantation project and rock garden and they all had tea and refreshments.