Rinpoche arrives in Tawang

TAWANG, Oct 29: The seventh Ling Trul Dorjee Chhang Tenzin Lungtok Rinpoche, who is on a weeklong visit to Tawang district, reached here on Monday.
The Rinpoche was received at Tawang monastery by Chief Minister Pema Khandu, MLAs Jambey Tashi and Tsering Tashi, DOKAA (Chosrig Affairs) Chairman Jambey Wangdi, DC Sang Phuntso, and others.
The Rinpoche will give teachings and initiation on Avalokiteshvara, the lord of compassion, on 31 October, followed by initiation of Vajra Pani and Manjushree on 1 November, and long-life initiation on 2 November.
The Rinpoche is a Geshi degree holder from Drepung Loseling monastery (in south India), and is believed that in his previous lives he had been the teacher of the 14th Dalai Lama and previous Dalai Lamas. The present Ling Trul Dorjee Chhang Tenzin Lungtok is the seventh in the line. (DIPRO)