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His Holiness arrives in Punakha

Komal Kharka, Punakha
Nov 30, 2016

his-holiness-arrives-in-punakhaHis Holiness the Je Khenpo and the monk body arrived at Puna Dewa Chenpoi Phodrang in Punakha at 2 PM, today.

Thousands showed up along the way to receive blessings from His Holiness.his-holiness-arrives-in-punakha

His Holiness and the monk body halted at Thinleygang Lhakhang yesterday and continued the journey to Punakha, today.

The monk body will stay in Punakha for six months.

The tradition of winter and summer retreat was started in the 17th century by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.

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