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January 31 2012 3 31 /01 /January /2012 00:00

On January 26th, we celebrated a great moment in the history of modern India.




The official date of the creation of the Republic of India, paving the way for the beginning of the world biggest democratie. Lamas had drawned the map of India around the pole with the help of their english teacher.





Once all had gathered around, together with our guest of honor, we raised the flag filled with flowers and sang the national anthem in honor of this incredible India.To end the day in colors, to celebrate the success of our 21st butterlamp retreat and to say goodbye to our guest we enjoyed together the ephemeral illusion of some fireworks and firecrackers.

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Khordong-Byangter Monastery

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  • : Khordong Byangter Monastery was founded by the late Chhimed Rigdzin Rinpoche in order to protect and spread the teachings of this lineage which were taught by Padmasambhava and rediscovered in the 14th and 19th century by the tertons Rigdzin Godem and Nuden Dorje.
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The Chhimed Rigdzin Society

To prevent the decline of Buddhist teachings in general and especially those of his own tradition, Rinpoche had for a long time the wish and vision to build his own monastery where retreats and study should be done. For that reason in 1961 he formed the Chhimed Rigdzin Society together with many other great lamas... More


Khordong Byangter Monastery
Dhansara Village, P.O. Ranidanga 734012
District Darjeeling, West-Bengal
Phone: +91 98 32 049416 or
+91 99 33 062222

Email: thechhimedrigdzinsociety@yahoo.com