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Annual Retreat and Drupchoe of 2018

Nov 17, 2018 - Announcement
This is to inform all the practitioners that the annual retreat & Drupchoe date is finalized as given below:-

- [x] 4th - 6th January: 1st Annual Ngondro Dupa Retreat for Ngondro Dupa practitioners & interested general public.
- [x] 7th - 13th January: 4th Annual Ngondro Geypa Retreat (only for practitioners)
- [x] 14th - 16th January: 5th Annual Rigde Maha Guru Drupchoe

***Report one day ahead of the program

Those who are attending the above program should bring the following things:-
1. Personal tent & rechargeable lamp
2. Sleeping bag/ blanket & mattress
3. Bangchung & 2 phob (big one)
4. Tingshak (Ngondro Geypa only)
5. Chod Drum, khangdung & drelbu (Ngondro Geypa only)
6. Mendrel Tshombu (Ngondro Geypa only)
7. Home made Tshogzey & fruits for Tshog offering.

“If u miss this years retreat, u may be able to attend next year but that will be the 5th Annual Retreat & not 4th”.

celebration of His Majesty's 63rd BirthDay.

Nov 11, 2018 - Happy Birthday To Your Majestic Majesty

The hero who lives in every living heart is an extraordinarily human being who determinedly roars for the well-being, wellness of his patriotic citizens.

On 63rd birth aniversary of the 4th Druk Gyelpo, members of Rigde Maha Guru Choetshok joined the nation to celebrate the day by making long life prayers in all dzongkhags. Members of Thimphu and nearby joined H.E. Jigme Rigdzin Rinpoche at Tselung ney to make long life prayers. On this auspicious day, led by H.E. and the family members of RMGC would like to join the nation in wishing your majesty a heartiest happy 63rd birth anniversary. May your majesty live for more than 100 years with good health and prosperity. On this very day, RMGC make vow to continue serving your majesties sincerely for the peace and harmony in all times to come.



On 28th October, 2018 presiding over by the Chairman, H.E. Jigme Rigzin Rinpoche, Rigde Maha Guru Chhoetshok, marked the installation of Sertok, the Golden Pinnacle at Rigde Maha Guru Monastery’s Zangdopelri which is located at Sarjung Goenpa, Samdrup Jongkhar, and eastern Bhutan. The construction of Zangdopelri began in 2015. More than 100 people gathered to witness the day and to make prayers for everlasting peace and harmony (TASHI DELEK) within vicinity and beyond. It was really a blessings in disguise for those who have attended the program. The ceremony was also shown live in facebook especially for those who could not attend the program.

The day ended with feast offering and a cultural show with lots of smiles and whispers of joyous.

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