Dharamshala: The Central Tibetan Administration today expressed its profound condolences at the demise of Kalsang Lhamo, the official medium for Lhamo Youdonma. She passed away on Wednesday, 17 May at Gyuto monastery after a prolonged illness.
The Central Tibetan Administration held a prayer service from 04:00 to 05:00 pm today in honour of the deceased. All the offices of the various departments were shut as a mark of respect after the prayer service.
Lhamo Youdonma was born in 1933 at Lhokar in U-tsang province of Tibet. She came to exile in 1959 and settled in Phuntsokling Tibetan settlement in Odisha for a year and Norgyeling Tibetan settlement for several years. She later moved to Dharamshala.