Grand Prayer Festival at Kham’s Dorje Shugden Monastery

Grand Prayer Festival at Gonsa Monastery in Kham, Tibet, around 40,000 to 50,000 people attended where 4,000 to 5,000 are monks

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Huge thangka left to right: Dorje Shugden, Denma Gonsa Rinpoche, Lama Tsongkhapa

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18ft statue of Dorje Shugden in the Protector chapel

 

Thousands and thousands of monks and lay people set up tents outside the monastery to attend the festival at Gonsa Monastery

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Gangchen Rinpoche visiting the monastery during the festival, thousands and thousands came to receive him

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Lama Jampa Ngodup (right) escorting Gangchen Rinpoche into the monastery

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Lama Michel

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Dorje Shugden chapel with the 18ft protector statue

 

Lama Jampa Ngodup and Gangchen Rinpoche conducting Dorje Shugden puja in the chapel

Lama Jampa Ngodup in the Dorje Shugden chapel

 Gangchen Rinpoche in the Dorje Shugden chapel

 

left to right: Lama Michel, Gangchen Rinpoche, Lama Jampa Ngodup

 

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