Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Slight Change in Thongdrel


As Desired by Meme Lama (also referred to as Dasho Shingkhar Lam) Slight changes have been made in the Thongdrel. There is an inclusion of first Shingkhar Lam, Tsezang Thaye Drakpa and exclusion of Shingkhar Lam Kunzang Wangchuk. Besides those changes, the other visible and notable changes are inclusion of some trees which are suppose to  symbolize prosperity and harmony.

The most sublime changes included are inclusion of Yak on the one side and a cow and a calf on the other. For me this is one of the most thoughtful idea. Shingkhar has long been a home for those animals. In fact they were once the back bone of Shingkhar's survival. Yak rearing has gone with the winds of time, but how happy that generation to come in Shingkhar will be reminded about those animals in a most pious way.

With this I would like to pray to Longchenpa himself that this Thongdrel Projest see its success. May the sun of happiness shine forever and may the lineage of Shingkhar Lama prevail till eternity. 



1-Longchen Rabjam
2-Jamyang Dragpa Oedzer
3-Kuenkhen Dawa
4-Tsezang Thaye Drakpa (1st Shingkhar Lama)
5-Lama Jabodma
6-Kunga Wangpo alias Pema Kuendrak
7-Phuntso Jungney
8-Namgyal Dorji
9-Yeshi Wangpo
10-Tenzin Namgyal alias Dechen
11-Jigme Lhamo
12-Kencho Wangdue
13- Jangchub Dorji
14-Konchog Gyaltsen
15-Choney Jamtso
16-Kunzang Wangchuk 
17-Ngodup Dorji

3 comments:

  1. I would like to visit Tharpaling monastery one day. Still waiting for that fine day.

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    1. Lingchen,
      Why wait? u can visit Shingkhar as well, My home town.It is equally as sacred as Tharpaling.

      All the best.


      PSN

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  2. Visited Kurjey last week on my way back from Thimphu. Sure bro, I wish visit Shingkhar, Tharpaling. Yes I know, your place (Bumthang) is a sacred place, the whole valley and district.:-))

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