January 8: The Golden Jubilee Long Life Empowerment

Published: 12 January 2015
Author: Mindrolling International News Staff

On the morning of the 8th of January, the final day of the Golden Jubilee celebration, Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche bestowed a long life empowerment. Thousands of sangha members from around the world gathered together to receive the blessings including Their Eminences Dzongnang Yangsi Rinpoche, Khochhen Rinpoche, Khenchen Rinpoche, Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche, Penam Rinpoche as well as Minling Sangyum Kushog and Jetsün Dechen Paldrön. On this wonderful and auspicious occasion; celebrating 50 years of Mindrolling in India, Minling Dungse Jigdral Garwang Dondrub Wangyal and his elder sister Jetsun Gautami Thrinely Choedron were also in attendance and received the long life empowerment from the Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche.

Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche then kindly bestowed the blessings to every single member of the assembly and the sense of joy, celebration and contentment was palpable during this sacred gathering of more than 7,000 eminent guests, tulkus, khenpos, kalons, monks, nuns, Tibetan community members and worldwide sangha members. Everyone truly felt the downpour of blessings.



Jetsun Dechen Paldron with Jetsun Gautami Thrinely Choedron and Samten Tse nuns during the long life empowerment at the Mindrolling Golden Jubilee celebration

Jetsun Dechen Paldron with Jetsun Gautami Thrinely Choedron and Samten Tse nuns during the long life empowerment at the Mindrolling Golden Jubilee celebration

Representative of the CTA, Kalons Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, Pema Chojor and Gyari Dolma la during the long life empowerment at the Mindrolling Golden Jubilee celebration

Representative of the CTA, Kalons Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, Pema Chojor and Gyari Dolma la during the long life empowerment at the Mindrolling Golden Jubilee celebration

The Gekö of Mindrolling leads the procession of Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche’s arrival for the long life empowerment at the Golden Jubilee

The Gekö of Mindrolling leads the procession of Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche’s arrival for the long life empowerment at the Golden Jubilee

The long life empowerment bestowed by Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche at Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

The long life empowerment bestowed by Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche at Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

(left to right) HE Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche with Jetsun Gautami Thrinely Choedron, Jetsun Dechen Paldron with Minling Dungse Jigdral Garwang Dondrub Wangyal, HE Rigo Tulku Rinpoche, HE Khochhen Rinpoche, HE Penam Rinpoche, HE Dzongnang Yangsi Rinpoche and HE Khenchen Rinpoche at the long life empowerment at Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

(left to right) HE Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche with Jetsun Gautami Thrinely Choedron, Jetsun Dechen Paldron with Minling Dungse Jigdral Garwang Dondrub Wangyal, HE Rigo Tulku Rinpoche, HE Khochhen Rinpoche, HE Penam Rinpoche, HE Dzongnang Yangsi Rinpoche and HE Khenchen Rinpoche at the long life empowerment at Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

The mandala offering during the long life empowerment and Jetsun Gautami Thrinely Choedron at Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

The mandala offering during the long life empowerment and Jetsun Gautami Thrinely Choedron at Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche bestowing the long life empowerment at Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche bestowing the long life empowerment at Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche bestowing the long life empowerment to Minling Dungse Jigdral Garwang Dondrub Wangyal with Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche, Minling Sangyum Kushog, Jetsun Dechen Paldron, Jetsun Gautami Thrinely Choedron and Master Ti Ching at Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche bestowing the long life empowerment to Minling Dungse Jigdral Garwang Dondrub Wangyal with Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche, Minling Sangyum Kushog, Jetsun Dechen Paldron, Jetsun Gautami Thrinely Choedron and Master Ti Ching at Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

Minling Dungse Jigdral Garwang Dondrub Wangyal with Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche, Jetsun Dechen Paldron and HE Dzongnang Yangsi Rinpoche during the long life empowerment at Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

Minling Dungse Jigdral Garwang Dondrub Wangyal with Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche, Jetsun Dechen Paldron and HE Dzongnang Yangsi Rinpoche during the long life empowerment at Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

HE Khochhen Rinpoche bestowing the blessing implements to the gathered assembly during the long life empowerment at Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

HE Khochhen Rinpoche bestowing the blessing implements to the gathered assembly during the long life empowerment at Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche bestowing the blessings of the long life empowerment to the gathered assembly of more than 7000 rinpoches, tulkus, khenpos, monks, nuns, Tibetan community and sangha members from the around the world during Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche bestowing the blessings of the long life empowerment to the gathered assembly of more than 7000 rinpoches, tulkus, khenpos, monks, nuns, Tibetan community and sangha members from the around the world during Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche bestowing the blessings of the long life empowerment to the gathered assembly during Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche bestowing the blessings of the long life empowerment to the gathered assembly during Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

HE Khochhen Rinpoche and Mindrolling Tulkus bestowing the abhisheka implements to the gathered assembly during the long life empowerment at Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee

HE Khochhen Rinpoche and Mindrolling Tulkus bestowing the abhisheka implements to the gathered assembly during the long life empowerment at Mindrolling’s Golden Jubilee