The Parinirvana of
Kyabje Mindrolling Trichen Rinpoche

Ceremonial Return to the Ladrang


Mindrolling's Rinpoches lead the procession of the Kudung back to the Ladrang.

Mindrolling's Rinpoches lead the ceremonial procession of the Kudung back to the Ladrang. Photo credit: Mindrolling International ©2008

On the auspicious day, the eighth of April, at eleven o'clock in the morning, the Kudung of Kyabje Mindrolling Trichen returned to the Ladrang, the residence of Kyabje Rinpoche, in full ceremonial procession led by the Rinpoches of the Mindrolling Monastery.

Procession moves through the Mindrolling campus

Having left the main shrine hall, the procession moves through the Mindrolling campus. Photo credit: Mindrolling International ©2008

The procession was attended by the monks of Mindrolling, nuns of Samten Tse, residents of the Tibetan colony and Western students.

Gyaling players enter the gate of the Ladrang

Gyaling players enter the gate of the Ladrang, the residence of His Holiness Kyabje Mindrolling Trichen. Photo credit: Mindrolling International ©2008

A Kudung Chöten will be built and will remain at the Ladrang to enshrine the Kudung of Kyabje Rinpoche, in order that its presence brings immeasurable benefit to the entire world and the blessings of Kyabje Rinpoche continue to benefit all sentient beings.

The procession arrives at the Ladrang

The procession arrives at the Ladrang. Photo credit: Mindrolling International ©2008