International Drikung Kagyu Council
Honoured to organise the 800th Commemoration of Lord Jigten Sumong's Maha Parinirvana.
As invited by Wogmin Thupten Shedrupling Monastery HIs Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang arrived Tsopema, Rewalsar on March 6, 2017. On the way H.H. was received in grand traditional procession by H.E. Ontul Rinpoche and all the members of monastery, representatives from local Tibetan Administration, Religious communities from Bir, devotees from Ladakh, Kinnaur, Garsha and Lahul-Spiti all gathered with flowers and scarfs. There after the Mandala Offering was offered to His Holiness as a reception for kindly coming to Tsopema for blessings. On the 10th Day of Tibetan Calander, H.H. commemorated the 800 Years Maha-Parinirvan Day of the Lord Jigten Sumgon by conducting the grand Guru Yoga Puja and Thousands Offering (Bumtsok) with thousands of devotees around the world.
On the 2nd Day, H.H. led Guru Puja and did Jangchok Puja for the liberation of all mother sentient beings.
In the end, H.H. was over joyed by the over all hard works and organisation of the commemoration and Dharma program in Tsopema. H.H. thanked H.E.Ontrul Rinpoche and all the people involved for the program, and said that Ontul Rinpoche has sincerely devoted his life for lineage and Buddha Dharma, and benefited a lot for lineage. H.H. added that both Ontul Rinpoche and Holiness devoted to each other and have a sincere relationship from the very beginning.