Om Mani Padme Hum
Tsum Nile Ladang

Tsum Nile Ladrang

Dub De O Sal Choling -
Godawari Monastery
Lalitpur, Nepal.
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Tsum Nile Ladrang

Newsletter

GURU RINPOCHE'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATED
Today 10th of the fifth month is considered to be the birthday of Guru Rinpoche and also the day of his leaving to the copper mountain pure land. Hope this days remind of Guru Rinpoche and may all of us be blessed.

                                                    

DAKKARTASO TSEACHU CHENMO

Dakkartaso Tseachu Chenmo was held in O Sal Chuoling Godawari Monastery on 15th of March 2011. VV Tenga Rinpoche kindly and compassionately attended the prayer. Dakkar Choktrul Rinpoche, Drupon Sherap tender rinpoche, Sey Wangyal, Ugen Palsang Rinpoche etc. and many Lamas, Khenpos, representatives of monasteries.

RINPOCHE VISIT SHAPRU

One village committee in Shapru requested rinpoche to perform a prayer for renovating a 300 years old monastery. Rinpoche along with 5 monks attended the prayers.





                                         

ANNUAL PUJA CONCLUDED

A week long Annual puja has been concluded with Lama Dance in the end. We had some new lama dance been added. We had about 7 different lama dances  1) Gyenyen Kordak Chenpo  2) Father Mahakala with the offering Dakini 3) 6 Buddha of 6 realm 4) 10 wrathful deties 5) 4 animal deties 6) Dance of the cemetary deties 7) Black hat dance. We will attach pictures in our face book, please visit.

ANNUAL PUJA

Annual puja will start from 26 January and will last until 01 February 2011. Thera will be lama dance on 01 February. There will be a practice of Gutrul Shitro for seven days and Gutrul Cham based on Tsum Tradition. These practices are carried out in Tsum in the end of the year for the confession of past wrong deeds and for clearifying coming obsticles.

happy new year

WE WISH ALL OUR VISITOR A VERY HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR 2011.

DEEP CONDOLENCE

tenzin chophel

We are deeply saddened by news of passing away of one of our most senior member Lama Tenzin Chophel (Laughing lama) on 15 November 2010. We NILE LADRANG and all our monasteries offers a
deep heartly condolence toward him. May he success in achieving all the path
and thus gets the ultimate state of Buddha as soon.

 

 

NEW SOLAR PANNELS ADDED

We have added new solar pannels to ligten the main shrine room and the stairs. We are very thankful to all the Malaysian well wisher for helping funding the solar pannels and we are also adding new pannel to the new building and Vajrayogini shrine soon. Once again THANK YOU ALL for helping to lighten the shrine and the monastery.


solar pannel monastery

NEW PERMANENT GATE

New permanent gate is under construction and it is designed as per the gate of the 100 deties (42 peacefuul and 58 wrathful deties) mandala. So, that anybody passing through gains a memorg of a mandala and the Bardo deties.

design of gate

 

Celebrating the first teaching Day of the lord Sakyamuni

Sakyamuni Buddha's first teaching Day one of the 4 major Ceremonies of the Buddhist. It is celebrated every 4th day of the 6th month of the Lunar calendar in Tibetan Buddhist community. Hope this day brings a very positive reminder of the importance of the teaching of the lord Sakyamuni and develops a piece of spiritual minds in every being.
We are reciting the 12 volumes of the intensive Prajnaparamita Sutra on this Day. Prajnaparamita is one of the most profound teachings of the Sakyamuni Buddha. The Dephuet Drome Nunnery in upper Tsum is doing 7 days Vajrasattva Puja following treasure texts of the Minling Terchen, Chorten Jangchup Namgyal Monastery is doing Kunchok Chidu and 1000 arm Chenrezi's puja, Gon Ngoe Rinchen Pungpa Monastery is holding the Kunchok Chidu Puja, Nile Lakhang Monastery is holding Jangter Thukdrup puja to mark the 1st Teaching Day of the Sakyamuni Buddha.

 

Thanks Mr.Chan

We are very Thankful to Mr. Chan for providing the junior monks with the bags and pencil cases and also for the clothings. We are also very thankful to Mr. YY tan for arranging these things. We the monastic will can only pray for your well being. Thanks a lot.

       

THANKS FOR THE XEROX MACHINE



We the monastic community is very happy being provided with the photocopy machine. The machine was donated by Mr. Chin Yuen San and Family. It serves a lots of benifit to the monks here for photocopying their prayer texts and whatever they need as the Photocopy shop (usually for tibetan text) needs to go very far. We all thanks Mr. Chin a lot and will dedicate the merits of this benifits to well being of all the beings.

 

CONGRATULATION

 

Our Rinpoche has been honored by Jagriti Samaj Nepal on 3rd April by Citizen Honorary Awards 2010. He was presented by politician Dina Nath Sharma and the Chairman of the Jagriti Samaj, Nepal. He has been awarded by this award for his great effort, hard work for benifiting the people, culture, tradition and Dharma etc.

We the monastic community wishes to congratulate our beloved Rinpoche for receiving the Citizen Honorary Awards 2010 0n 3rd April 2010.

DAKKAR TASO TSEACHU CHENMO

Dakkar Taso Tseachu Chenmo to be held in O Sal Choling Monastery on 24th February 2010. Many followers of Dakkar Taso Tradition will be attending the ceremony. There will be a yearly meeting of DTRPC's held on 25th of February 2010.

 

CONSECREATION PUJA FOR VAJRAYOGINI MANDALA

On 21 and 22 February 2010 there will be a Vajrayogini puja and consecreation puja of the Vajrayogini mandala. Our nuns from Dephuet Dronme nunnery and Longtrang Rinchen Pungpa nunnery will also join. There will be a Mahakala puja and a short Lama Dance "Cham" on 23rd of February 2010.

ANNUAL PUJA

This years annual puja is starting on 10th of January 10 and will last until 13th of January 10. Gutrul Shitro Narak Dongtruk will be performed. There will be lama dance at the end.

750th ANNIVERSARY OF LONGTRANG RINCHEN PUNGPA MONASTERY

Tsum Nile Ladrang and Longtrang Rinchen Pungpa are jointly celebrating the 750th Anniversary of Longtrang Rinchen Pungpa Monastery from 18th September 09 to 29th September 09. On the 18th and 19th September there will be preparation prayers and from 20th to 26th of September will be actual prayers. On 27th there will be the blessing prayers and on 28th there will be Cham (Lama Dance) of the eight manifestation of Guru Rinpoche. There will be an empowerment, conclusion and distribution of the blessings of the prayers on 29th September 09. It is estimated to be attended by about hundred plus monks and nuns and about seven hundred audiences on 27, 28 and 29th of September 09.

VAJRASATTVA GRAND RETREAT PRAYERS

On 25th July 09 (the day of Buddha's turning the wheel of Dharma) Rinpoche, Lama Yeshi along with the nuns of Dephuet Dronme Monastery performed a week long retreat prayer of Vajrasattva. In the end of the prayer a special Jangchok (liberating rituals for the deceased) was performed. It is performed following the Mindrolling Terchen Gyurmey Dorji's Terma.

RINPOCHE LEAVES FOR TSUM

Rinpoche leaves for Tsum on early 9th of July. He needs to prepare lots of things for the celebration of the 750 anneversary of Longtrang Rinchen Pungpa Monastery and he also has to attend a celebration of Lord Buddha's first sermon Day (25th July).

GURU RINPOCHE'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATED

On 2nd July 09 being 10th of fifth month of tibetan calender we celebrated Guru Rinpoche's birthday by making a feast offering through "Kuncho Chindu" puja. Even Nile Ladrang in Tsum is also holding a feast offering puja to mark the birthday of Guru Rinpoche.

 

                                   

THANK YOU

We would like to thank all the friends, well wisher and the disciples who made Rinpoche's 2009 visit successful. We would like to thank especially Mr. Chin Yuen San and Family for providing hospitality and support. 


Thanks to all.

RECEIVED SOLAR SETS

O Sal Choling Godawari monastery has received 3 set of solar from Guru and Avaloketeswor Lotus Foundation. We are very thankful to the sponsors and they are as follows

Steven Ho & family, Chan Chee Seng & family, Chuah Teong Tor & family, Qua Kiat Seng & family, Loke Yee Mun & family, Yep Sew Lan, Chua Chin Aik, Charlie Chua Chong Guang, Tan Kean Wan & Jessie, Gan Ah Swee & family, Lee Eam Hooi & family, Woon Peir Peir & family, Yap Kok Voo & family, Lim Wei Hong & family, Lui Kin Leong & family, Sally Yoong Siew Mooi, Tan Keng Soo & family, Teh Leng Leng, Mary Tan Geok Yap, Jenny Tan Soo Hyang & family, Max Kok Poh Man, Tai Kim Wone & family etc. We are very thankful to all the sponsors for their constribution. Its been very very benificial and useful as the country is facing 18 hours load sheaing a day. We are very much relieved by the solar in classes, in the prayer hall, in the dinning hall, in the rooms etc.

THANKS TO ALL THE SPONSORS

3D VAJRA YOGINI MANDALA WAS COMPLETED

The long waited 3D vajra yogini mandala has been completed. The painting of the mandala was recently completed by the painters. The mandala was then fixed on the table where it was supposed to reside.

TB AWARENESS PROGRAMME HELD

TB awarness programme was held in the monastery on 9th March 09. The programme was very sucessful because all the nuns from Tsum, residing monks of Godawari get to know about the precaution, prevention, symtoms etc about the disease.

 

 

 

3D VAJRAYOGINI MANDALA

3DVajrayogini Madala built in wood is finished and brought to th monastery. It is in painting process and will be completed soon. The consecretion will be after the Losar 09.


                                     

ANNUAL PUJA PERFORMED

Annual puja for 2008 has been performed. The puja lasted for a week long and there was a lama dance performed in the end.

                    

 

A NEW CLINIC IN LOWER TSUM

A branch clinic of Tsum Shenphen Clinic is brought into operation since 1st September 08. It was built in the lower Tsum at a place called Domche. It was started building since end of 2006. The building was funded by SEEDS, Nepal. Dr. Ani Kunsang is in Charge of the clinic and she is also teaching and training 3 small nuns.

CONFESSING AND CLARIFYING PUJA

O Sal Choling Godawari Monastery is performing a week long puja. This puja is performed in the end of each year to confess the mistakes and unvirtues deeds of the past and to clarify the obsticals of the coming year. It will be performing from 18th Jan to 24th Jan 09. There will be a lama mask dance in the end of the puja.

RAIN RETREAT (FASTING)

On the 17th of this month we are starting a Rain retreat. It will be as usual which has been done in all the Buddhist monasteries since the time of the Buddha. The monks will follow the rules of the rain retreat as mentioned in the Vinaya sutra.

TURNING THE WHEEL OF DHARMA

5th August is the day of the lord Buddha's first sermon or the day of turning the wheel of Dharma for the first time. On this very special day we are performing the Thousand offering Puja. We will be dedicating the merits for the World peace and good will of all the friends, well wishers, supporters etc. Similar puja will also be performed in Tsum. 

REGRET

We are very regretful that the VV Master Ching Hsin was unable to visit Godawari Monastery due to his health problem. We wish he can have a very sucessful visit to Nepal in the future. 

Visit of Master Ching Hsin

Very Venerable Master Ching Hsin from Taiwan is visiting O Sal Choling Godawari Monastery on 20th of June. There is a programme of the feast offering Puja and some life releases of the birds. It is organized by the Guru Ranak Rinpoche Trust founded by Ranak Rinchen Rinpoche and supported by O Sal Choling Godawari Monastery.

SAGA DAWA FESTIVAL

This month of tibetan calender(4th Jun-3rd July)is a very special month for the Buddhist as the birth, enlightenment and mahaparinirvana day of Budhha falls in this month. So, on the full moon day (18 June)of this month we have planned to do Thousand offerings to accumulate the merits of offering on this special day for the benefit of all the satient beings and for the peaceful enviroment everywhere. Anybody wishing to get in this offering programme please let us know through the mail. May the teachings of Buddha Last forever.