Posted on April 9th, 2010, by

On the 5th, April 2010, the Environmental Committee of Palchen Chosling monastery celebrated the anniversary of remembering infinite kindness of His Holiness 17th Karmapa for his guidance on this environmental movement which has taken one year. Generally, His Holiness Dalai Lama has been giving many advices and guidances on the issue of protecting our nature and environment. Therefore, our Environmental Committee taught The Hundred and Eight Methods for Saving Environment, showed and explained the documentary on environment to sanghas and Palchen Chosling monastery. The committee and sanghas discussed about saving environment in general and sacred wishes of His Holiness Karmapa in particular.

His Eminence Goshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche erected, performed naga rites and consecrated the statute of a Naga who is believed to be an emanation of Buddha in the lake that monastery has at the main gate. His Eminence gave instructions to sanghas on how to save the environment for the benefit of all beings in this world and to fulfill the sacred wishes of His Holiness Karmapa.

According to wishes of HIs Holiness Karmapa and kind of advices given by His Eminence, the sanghas planted new trees around the local area, cleaning sources of water, cleaning local area and provided dustbins all around the monastery.

Presently, the monastery is widely known to both domestic and foreigner visitors as a clean and peaceful environment.

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