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On 24th May, 2014, Our root guru V.V. Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche la visited the abbey in the morning at 10:30am. Rinpoche la was welcomed with traditional Serbang (lineup) and was invited to his room at the abbey.
After 15minutes, Rinpoche was invited to the main shrine hall where Khenpo Karma Drodul and Ani Gyen Wangchuk Lhamo offered Mandala and KoSungThok offering (body, speech and mind offering). Ani Gyen Wangchuk Lhamo has just graduated nine years of Shedra studies (higher Buddhist studies) from Ngagyur Ningmapa Institute, Mysore and has been appointed as a teacher at our shedra. Ani Wangchuk Lhamo has done her three years retreat long time back at our retreat center in Manang.
Rinpoche la then gave a very important speech to all nuns about their education, conduct and good heart. Rinpoche la also asked parents of nuns to give good advice to their daughters to become a good nun by staying in the nunnery and benefiting many beings in the future. Rinpoche la said these days parents are misleading their sons and daughters, who are monks and nuns, towards wordily atmospher in order to gain wordily happiness that has no lasting. After Rinpoche's speech, Rinpcohe la thanked all the previous staff and offered them khata and at the same time welcome new staff of the abbey for the year 2014.
At the end of the ceremony every one offered khata to rinpoche and then rinpoche was invited to his room for lunch together with Chakzo Yonten Gyatso la, our general sectrary. The day of full of happiness and blessings for all of us. Thank you Rinpoche la.