2003/12/30

Studies with Tenga Rinpoche


His Holiness studying with Ven. Tenga Rinpoche 

His Holiness completed this round of studies with the Venerable Tenga Rinpoche at the end of November, and began preparations for his trip to Bodhgaya and Varanasi in connection with presiding over the Great Great Monlam Aspiration of the Glorious Unequaled Kagyu Sangha (Pal Nyammay Kagyupay Sangha Monlam Chenmo) will take place from 30 December, 2003 to 7 January, 2004.


 His Holiness the 17th Karmapa studying liturgical practices
 with Ven. Tenga Rinpoche



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January at Kagyu Monlam


His Holiness at the Monlam which concluded in January of 2004; to his right is the late Ven. Bokar rinpoche





















His Holiness presided over the the Great Monlam Aspiration of the Glorious Unequaled Kagyu Sangha (Pal Nyammay Kagyupay Sangha Monlam Chenmo
from December 30 - January 8.

A slideshow of the event is available here. In addition to presiding over the Monlam, His Holiness also visited with the Dilgo Khyents Rinpoche Yangtsi, toured the Maitreya Project in Bodhgaya, and visited temples and monasteries in the region.