News from Druk Gawa Khilwa

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News from Druk Gawa Khilwa

Sunday, 27 March 2011 14:28

Chitwan and Pokhara

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image We went for outing for some days to Chitwan and Pokhara. It was a very nice journey. We enjoyed a lot. In Chitwan we went for elephant ride in the jungle. We stayed there for 1 night and 2 days. In Chitwan some of the village boys performed their cultural dance.

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Wednesday, 30 March 2011 06:35

The drum house opening

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image Yesterday evening was the opening of drum house. We all gathered up near the huge flag pole and did some ritual prayers. The drum is a very huge drum which specifies the growth of the lineage.

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Tuesday, 05 April 2011 04:57

Sengdrak Rinpoche's birthday

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image Today we celebrated Sendrak Rinpoche’s birthday. He was looking very happy. His parents and relatives came to wish Him. We had a short puja for the birthday celebrations in the temple.

Read more: http://drukpa-nuns.org/index.php/activities-of-nuns/158-sengdrak-rinpoches-birthday

Wednesday, 20 April 2011 06:36

Khatak Offering to Gen Otsal

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image Today was a small khatak offering ceremony to Gen Otsal in the temple. Gen Otsal is the new Head Manager of Hemis and the monasteries under Hemis. Nuns also offered Him some gifts and all the nuns offered khatak to greet Him Tashi Delek.

Read more: http://drukpa-nuns.org/index.php/activities-of-nuns/159-khatak-offering-to-gen-otsal

Tuesday, 25 January 2011 12:15

The Grand Initiations

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image Today is the last day of initiations in our nunnery. We all are preparing for the Ganachakra (tsog). The initiation will finish today. The initiation was given by Holinesses Uncle Moktsa Rinpoche. We did a  grand mandala offering to Moktsa Rinpoche.

Read more: http://drukpa-nuns.org/index.php/activities-of-nuns/142-the-grand-initiations-

Wednesday, 02 February 2011 03:33

The Daily Routine

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image Every day we wake up at 3:00 clock and go to sleep at 10pm. Early in the morning we do meditation and learn Tibetan text from 3am. After that at 6am we go to morning tsokpa (performing the Tibetan rituals) and then when the tsokpa is finished we all have our breakfast at 8.

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Tuesday, 15 February 2011 13:28

Nuns painting the statue area

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Asimage you all know Amitabha is very big and needs to be maintained properly. So nuns are always busy doing something or the other in our nunnery. Today they are painting the statue area which was getting old and after the painting the area is looking very nice. View some more photos.

Read more: http://drukpa-nuns.org/index.php/activities-of-nuns/145-nuns-painting-the-statue-area

Saturday, 19 February 2011 04:46

The 3rd Annual Zanchod Bum

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imageThe 3rd Annual Zangchod Bum will start on:-

Tibetan Calendar: 14th to 17th Jan

Western Calendar: 18th to 21th March

Zangchod bum means (A hundred thousand "King of Aspiration Prayer"). The prayers will be held at Buddha park in Swayambhu.

Read more: http://drukpa-nuns.org/index.php/forthcoming-events/146-the-3rd-annual-zanchod-bum-

Saturday, 26 February 2011 04:48

Duddul Phurpa Tsokpa

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Tomorrow is the first day of Duddul Phurpa Tsokpa. The nuns are doing the preprations for the tsokpa. They are making chodpa(spiritual cake) for the puja and preparing for the kilkhor.

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Thursday, 03 March 2011 06:36

The Duddul Phurpa Practice

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Today is the last day of Duddul Phurpa Practice. Everything finished successfully. The practice was performed for 4 days.image

Read more: http://drukpa-nuns.org/index.php/activities-of-nuns/148-the-duddul-phurpa-practice

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