Karma Thegsum Dhechenling Monastery

Grand Opening 11-13th Oct 2010


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The grand opening ceremony of Karma Thegsum Dhechenling Monastery had lasted three days from 11th Oct to 13th Oct 2010. During the three days, Chakra Sambava Puja was given consecutively by V.V. Thrangu Rinpoche, V. Zuri Rinpoche and V. Lhalung Sungtrul Rinpoche, along with more than 150 lamas. On 11th Oct, Vajra Kilaya Tsok Offering was held. On 12th Oct, there was a hanging horsewind ceremony held in the morning for blessing disciples and families. On the same day, there was a lamp offering ceremony held at night for world peace, especially for Qin Hai's earthquake. On 13th Oct, many officials, rinpoches, khenpos, heads of different monasteries, lamas, guests, visitors and over 10,000 local residents gathered there to celebrate the grand opening of the monastery.


V. Zuri Rinpoche was receving V.V. Thrangu Rinpoche at the monastery

Buddha statue at KTD monastery

V. Zuri Rinpoche is offering mandala to V.V. Thrangu Rinpoche

offerings at Puja

young lamas at Puja

lamas at Puja




V. Zuri Rinpoche and V.V.Thrangu Rinpoche were surrounding the monastery


Taiwanese disciples performed at grand opening day


hanging horse wind ceremony

lamp offering ceremony

Karmapa Chenno as the design of the lamp offering pattern

V. Zuri Rinpoche's handcrafted boots

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