Saturday, 1 March 2008

Je Khenpo on first tour of the year

1 March, 2008 - In the first major religious tour of the male earth rat year, His Holiness the 70th Je Khenpo, Trulku Jigme Chhoeda, left Punakha Dzong yesterday to visit eastern and central Bhutan on a 40-day programme.

His Holiness will preside over the five-day Moenlam Chhenmo (Great Prayer ceremony) which begins tomorrow in Gelephu.

During his religious tour, His Holiness will also conduct the annual Moenlam Chhenmo in Trashiyangtse, one-week Mani Dungdrup in Trongsa and consecrate Tangbi Tashiling monastery, also in Trongsa.

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