June 2010 Archive

Rumtek Environmental Committee planted 300 trees to celebrate HH Karmapa’s birthday

Posted on June 27th, 2010, by

This is to giving you a glimpse of His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje’s Birthday. The great occasion started by offering Sang at 6 AM and also one thousand butter lamp offeringa and hosting of prayer flags. It was followed by gathering of the monks of Damang, Sherda & lay people and offering of mandala and...

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World Environment Day Activities at Rumtek Monastery

Posted on June 25th, 2010, by

5th June Rumtek Environment Conservation Committee organized a World Environment Day plantation at Rumtek Monastery. A group of monks from Dharma Chakra Centre gathered and planted tree saplings that are naturally found in Sikkim in the mountain sides behind the monastery. Here are some photos from the Plantation Project: Make...

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Picture of Kagyu Nalanda Monk’s where are sapling a tree on the day of world Enviornment Day On 5th June 2010.

Posted on June 7th, 2010, by
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Picture of Kagyu Nalanda Monk’s where are sapling a tree on the day of world Enviornment Day On 5th June 2010.

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Khoryug receives TESI Environmental Service Award!

Posted on June 6th, 2010, by

June 5th, 2010 Khoryug is very happy to announce that it has received the TESI Environmental Service Award for 2010. Here are quotes from the Tibetan Sangha Ecoforum and from the TESI website announcing this recognition.  Quote from the Tibetan Sangha’s Eco-forum: “At 8:00AM today, on it’s founding anniversary, the Tesi...

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His Holiness gives a speech on World Environment Day

Posted on June 6th, 2010, by

June 5, 2010 – Dharamsala At 2:30PM, in front of an audience of hundreds, His Holiness gave a public speech on environmental issues, and what we can do to avoid harming the environment. Participating in the event was Gyuto Khen Rinpoche, Lama Omze, and a large audience consisting of those with an interest in environmental...

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Karmapa explains the Khoryug Logo

Posted on June 5th, 2010, by

His Holiness explains how he designed the Khoryug logo and what he hopes it will achieve: The basic symbol within the Khoryug logo is the Kagyu Monlam design of two hands that are clasping each other. I have spoken on this before; we sentient beings live on this Earth and it protects us and gives us this precious life. We need to treat...

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