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Birth Anniversary of HE. Jigme Rigdzin.

Aug 23, 2018 - 34th Birth Anniversary of H.E.


On 12/08/2018, more than 200 members has gathered at Depsi School, Thimphu to mark the 34th Birth Anniversary of His Eminence. On the very auspicious day, the members offered ku-sung-thuk-mendrel and Tashi Khadar, with the prayers of H.E long life, good health and to flourish the Buddha dharma under H.E guidance.
H.E. was deeply touched and overwhelmed to know as it was organized in a surprise way. H.E, in his pure tone addressed to the gathering by saying, "Today I thank in two ways to the whole members of RMGC, firstly for arranging such a wonderful birthday celebration and secondly for reminding me about impermanence and death, which is one of the most powerful meditation practices, and also reminding me that, my stay on this earth has been reduced by another one year".
After sungshay, cake cutting ceremony was done by offering it firstly to the Tripple Gem and followed by a simple cultural program.
In the same way, the day was also observed by the members at different locations across the country and even by the members at Australia.

May His Eminence Live for eons

May His Eminence be in good health always

May His Eminence teaching be flourished to the spheres of sky

May all sentient beings be liberated from the abyss of Samsara .

WISHING A VERY HAPPY BIRTH DAY! To Your Eminence by the members of RMGC.

Notification of election.

Jul 31, 2018 - Election Notice.
RMGC Administration notifies that, With effect from 1st Aug till Oct 2018, all member/ practioner should avoid gathering in large group, stop monthly retreat for timing but can do monthly retreat individually in your respective apartment.It is also reminded to refrain from using name of Chhoetshok, Monastery and Rinpoche with political issues.

Note;
District secretary can guide new member (lojong group) but not in large group.

Summer Retreat( དབྱར་གནས) from 27th july till 9th sep 2018.

Jul 27, 2018 - For the first time in the history of Rigde Maha Guru Monastery, the monks of Gonpa is observing a Summer Retreat(དབྱར་གནས) which is scheduled from 27th July till 9th September. This tradition of observing retreat annually was instituted by Lord Buddha himself and started thereafter. As it became difficult to travel for alm begging for Buddha and sangha community during monsoon season and to minimize the trouble it may cause to the minute creatures while walking, Buddha framed this program of observing such retreat bound by strict discipline. It gives sangha a quality time to learn , meditate and contemplate. It is also a great opportunity for dharma benefactors to accumulate immeasurable merits by offering meals and other necessities to the monks by personally going to their residence.


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