MUNDGOD: Ven Kalon Karma Gelek Yuthok of Department of Religion & Culture, Central Tibetan Administration attended the Geshe Graduation Ceremony of 7th Kyabje Ling Rinpoche.
On November 20, the auspicious holy day of Lhabab Duchen, (Lord Buddha’s descent from Tushita Heaven) Kyabje Ling Rinpoche sat for his Geshe Graduation Debate in the presence of all the monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery along with distinguished scholars and guests.
On the second day, a long life prayer was offered to Rinpoche by Drepung Loseling Monastery. Kalon Karma Gelek Yuthok and other guests addressed the gathering. The function ended with offering of congratulatory scarves to Kyabje Ling Rinpoche by all guests. In the afternoon, at the request of settlement officer, Kalon attended an hourlong panel discussion in Local Tibetan Assembly hall, Mundgod.
As per schedule, Kalon Karma Gelek Yuthok will leave for Bodhgaya tomorrow to meet local Indian officials and visit the site of upcoming Kalachakra Initiation.
– Report filed by Department of Religion and Culture –