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New Year’s Wishes from His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chungtsang

The beginning of 2018 was heralded by a letter from the Mainland specially written by the 36th throne holder of the Drikung Kagyu Lineage, His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chungtsang. In it, he asked after His Eminence Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche’s wellbeing, thanked Rinpoche for his years of wholehearted promotion of the Dharma and all-out efforts in support of the Order, and wished him good health, Dharma joy, and auspiciousness.

Below is the entirety of His Holiness’s letter:

To His Eminence Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche:

Over the years, you have always spared no effort in promoting Buddhism, and devoted great support in various ways toward the development of our Order. I am most delighted, and happily extend my heartfelt thanks to you!

On the occasion of the Chinese and Tibetan New Year festivities, I would especially like to convey to you my greetings and good will: I sincerely hope that you will be healthy in the new year and be filled with Dharma joy, as well as perpetual auspiciousness! Tashi delek!

The Drikung Kyabgon Chungtsang Tenzin Chokyi Nangwa
January 31, 2018

Notes:
1.) Due to a variance in transliteration, His Eminence Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche’s name was written in the letter using different Chinese characters.
2.) The Drikung Kyabgon Chungtsang Tenzin Chokyi Nangwa is His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chungtsang’s Dharma name.

Updated on February 14, 2018