Namchi, 06 Nov (IPR): His Holiness the 42nd Sakya Trinzin, the supreme head of Sakya order of Mahayana Buddhism, visited Ravangla today. He was accompanied by Deputy Director, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (NIT), Mr. Kunga Yonten, Additional Director, Ecclesiastical Department, Mr. Kitar Sherpa, Sub Divisional Magistrate, Ravangla, Mr. Jigmee W. Bhutia, amongst a large gathering of devotees.
His Holiness visited the Ravangla Sakya Nyakton and Mani Chokerling Monastery where he offered prayers, extended his blessings and interacted with the devotees. Thereafter, he visited Tathagata Tsal and took a brief tour of the premises. He also conducted a puja and sought blessing at the main shrine of the Tsal.
It maybe mentioned here, His Holiness the 42nd Sakya Trinzin will be offering ‘Tachak Khyung Sum Wang’ tomorrow at Sakya Nyakton Monastery for the general public after which he will be departing for Tashiding monastery in West Sikkim. Further, his official tour will continue at Yangthang (West) where he will visit the Chenrezig Singkham Riwo Potala on 09 Nov.