The “Drukpa Tsheshi Festival” observed in different monasteries of the capital. The devotees visited monasteries and offered prayers with positive expectation.
The celebration was also observed here in Chorten Gumpa (Monastery) Deorali. It was organized by Sikkim Buddhist Deuchen organization and Sikkim Buddhist Association in collaboration with all the other Buddhist association in the state. A day long puja was conducted which had a huge gathering of the devotees from across the state.
Starting from today till 5th August, the complete reading of Ka- Gyur or translation of the scripture in 108 volumes will take place at Chorten Gumpa where the day is celebrated in commemoration of the 1st teaching of Buddha to his five disciplines informed the organizer. The occasion was also celebrated today here at Arithang Gumpa in a grand manner where total of 16 monks performed puja. A life size statue of Guru Padmasambhava was carried out in religion precession along with the scriptures.
Courtesy: Sikkim Mail