June 12, 2019
Published By Intern Writer
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Nechung Oracle being dressed in his attire before the actual invocation ceremony. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

Dharamshala: The Kashag of the Central Tibetan Administration today invoked Nechung, the official state oracle of the Central Tibetan Administration at a brief ceremony held this morning at Nechung Drayangling Monastery.

The ceremony was attended by CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay, Chief Justice Commissioner Mr Kargyu Dhondup, Speaker Pema Jungney, Justice Commissioners, members of the Kashag, members of the standing committee of the Tibetan Parliament, and secretaries, senior officials and staff of the various departments of Central Tibetan Administration.

The Central Tibetan Administration observes this annual ceremony to pay respect and gratitude to Nechung, a key state oracle of the Central Tibetan Administration.

CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay bows as he pays homage and respect to the state oracle with a white scarf. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

Nechung Oracle seated in the middle of the Nechung temple during the invocation ceremony. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

Nechung Oracle in a meditative state before the actual invocation began. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay with other Kalons and speaker of TPiE witnessing the Nechung Oracle invocation. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

The invocation ceremony of Nechung Oracle at Nechung monastery. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay paying obeisance to state oracle Nechung. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

The invocation ceremony of the Nechung Oracle at Nechung monastery. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

Chief Justice Commissioner Kargyu Dhondup paying obeisance to the Nechung Oracle. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

The invocation ceremony of Nechung oracle. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

Religion and Culture Kalon Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok paying obeisance to Nechung Oracle. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

Speaker of Tibetan Parliament in Exile Pema Jungney paying obeisance to Nechung Oracle. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

Public gathered in the Nechung monastery to pay respect and homage to the Nechung Oracle. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

The invocation ceremony of the Nechung Oracle. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

President Dr Lobsang Sangay stands to pay homage to the Nechung Oracle during the actual invocation ceremony. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

President Dr Lobsang Sangay offering prayers during the invocation of Nechung, Tibet’s State Oracle. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

The invocation of Nechung Oracle at Nechung Monastery. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

Public gathered to witness the invocation ceremony of the Nechung Oracle. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

Monks of Nechung Monastery reciting prayers during the invocation ceremony of Nechung Oracle. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

Nechung Oracle dictating during the invocation ceremony. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA

CTA President Dr Lobsang Sangay and other dignitaries at the invocation ceremony of the Nechung Oracle. Photo/Tenzin Jigme/CTA


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