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Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa entered into Mahaparinirvana at the age of 70 in Earth Horse year .

Oct 08, 2018 - Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa entered into Mahaparinirvana at the age of 70 in Earth Horse year in his permanent seat Namdrol Yangtser Pema Yoeki Zhingkhamchenpo, Tsheringjong, Tibet with many miraculous and auspicious signs on 3rd day of 9th month in Bhutanese calendar. This year the big day falls on 13th October.
Therefore, to mark the day the administration notifies all to recite Lamai Neljor written by Jigme Lingpa in your residence. Please be mindful that we are not allowed to practice in groups due to election.

Event on 28th oct 2018, Install of SERTOG

Oct 07, 2018 - On 28th October, 2018 Rigde Maha Guru Chhoetshok's Historic event to install the SERTOG for the newly constructed ZANGDOGPELRI will be unfolded. It symbolises to uphold the teachings of Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa and buddha dharma at large.

This rare program will be started by 8:00am in Rigde Maha Guru Monastery under Samdrupjongkhar Dzongkhag, Bhutan and the same will be aired live in Facebook and other social medias. The event will be presided over by His Holiness Jigme Rigdzin Rinpoche, the Chairman of RMGC.

Therefore, RMGC welcomes everybody to attend the program and be the part of history in the making.

Successful completion of Yarney (the summer retreat)

Sep 12, 2018 - The monks of Rigde Maha Guru Monastery, at Sarjung, Samdrup Jongkhar, has entered the first ever Summer Retreat (Yarney), which was observed for 45 days starting from July 27, 2018 and concluded successfully on 09th September, 2018. The practice of Summer Retreat (Yarney) was initiated during Lord Buddha’s era himself and has been practiced to date by all sects of Buddhism without having any distortion. This particular retreat has been observed during summer to escape from committing sin of taking lives, as it is the time for beings like insects, worms, birds and many others to take birth. It also help people to accumulate merit through their generosity by making an offerings.

The objective of observing such event by RMGC at monastery is in prayers for the good health and long live of our King and their Majesties. The prayers are also made to bringing a never ending peace and harmony within the Nation and in the entire universe.

The organizer would like to thank Rinpoche for his continued guidance like rays of the sun, Mentor Khyenpo Tenzin Choeda for presiding the retreat like a waxing moon, and monks for participating zealously like a glittering stars. We also would like to thank the sponsors for their generous support like an ocean full of pearls.

Let us all work even more and commit towards making a happy days ahead!


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