Today (November 7) at 4.30am, the Venerable Kyabje Lodro Nyima Rinpoche, the Venerable Choje Lama, the Venerable Tulku Damcho, Drupon lamas, khenpos, lamas, Rinpoche’s two attendants conducted the purification ritual before Kyabje Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche’s cremation stupa, which has been left undisturbed for the past three days. After the ritual, the four doors of the cremation stupa were opened; the east represents Akshobhya, the south represents Ratnasambhava, the west represents Amitabha, the north represents Amoghasiddhi. The bone and ash relics were collected and placed into vases filled with the seven kinds of precious substances.
At 8am, Rinpoche’s precious relics were grandly invited into the main shrine hall, and surrounded with an assortment of offerings. Chakzo Yonten Gyamtso-la, khenpos, lamas, tulkus, monastics, and lay devotees paid respects to the holy relics of Kyabje Rinpoche. From today onwards to November 13, the Thrangu Sangha conducts the Minling Vajrasattva puja before the holy relics at the main shrine hall of Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery, Namo Buddha.