On the 13th lunar day of the 11th month, Western date January 8, 2020, Muri Geshe Nyima Künchap Rinpoché was enthroned as the new abbot, or khenpo, of Barlé Gompa, formally known as Barlé Yungdrung Shuk Tsal Ling located in Barlé village Dolpo, Nepal. Both His Holiness 34th Menri Trizin Lungtok Dawa Dargyal Rinpoché and His Eminence Menri Ponlop Yangtön Thrinley Nyima Rinpoché requested of Geshe Nyima Künchap that he become the khenpo of Barlé Yungdrung Shuk Tsal Ling.
At the enthronement ceremony, Khenpo Nyima Künchap Rinpoché was presented with a mandala offering as well as representations of enlightened body, speech and mind. Many villagers attended the ceremony at Menri Monastery and offered Khenpo Rinpoché silk khatas. On this special occasion, an auspicious light snow began to fall over the monastery. This was the first snowfall in 23 years.
For more information about Barlé gompa, see previous post: https://ravencypresswood.com/2018/08/11/5053/
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