Wednesday, 12 March 2008

March 11: His Holiness the Je Khenpo consecrated the Tashichoeling Lhakhang in Tashiling under Tangsibji gewog in Trongsa on Sunday, March 9.
The construction of the lhakhang was started in 2002 and completed last month. The main nangten of the lhakhang is a 31 feet statue of Cha tong Chen tong or Avalokiteshvara.
The Lhakhang was built at a cost of over Nu. 20 million. The construction was funded by His Holiness the Je khenpo, Lam Tshering Wangdi of Menjong Choethuen Tshogpa.
The painting of the Lhakhang was sponsored by the former National Assembly speaker Ugyen Dorji, who was also present at the consecration ceremony.
Sector heads and local people attended the consecration ceremony.

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