First Anniversary Celebration of the Kagyu Institute Of Buddhist Studies

Another memorable and significant day for the Kagyu Institute Of Buddhist Studies - the First Anniversary of its Grand Inauguration and Opening. Accordingly, Shangpa Rinpoche arranged events at KIBS and at the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandhu to mark the occasion.

Hundreds of Singaporean and local Nepalese guests attended the event. Some of the events organised included a Guru Rinpoche Long Life Initiation for all those present at the Institute, Monlam prayers, Thousand Lamp and other offerings, as well as offerings of Robes to the Sangha at the Great Stupa.

Images from the First Anniversary Celebrations

Nuns with Dharma Goods

Nuns with Dharma Goods

VIP Arriving

VIP Arriving

Arrival of Ah Ma Yum - Shangpa Rinpoche's Mother

Arrival of Ah Ma Yum - Shangpa Rinpoche's Mother

Ceremony inside the Institute

Ceremony inside the Institute

Young Monks Preparing the Offerings

Young Monks Preparing the Offerings

Shrine on the Great Stupa

Shrine on the Great Stupa

Little Helpers

Little Helpers

Student Helping at the Celebrations

Student Helping at the Celebrations

Nuns preparing Tormas

Nuns preparing Tormas

Preparing the Stupa

Preparing the Stupa

Student Helping at the Celebrations

Student Helping at the Celebrations

Student Helping with the Preparations

Student Helping with the Preparations

Assembled Sangha below the Stupa

Assembled Sangha below the Stupa

The Sangha making Prayers

The Sangha making Prayers

The Great Stupa

The Great Stupa

Devotees from Singapore at the Prayers

Devotees from Singapore at the Prayers

Shangpa Rinpoche, Sherab Rinpoche and Dupsing Rinpoche leading the Prayers

Shangpa Rinpoche, Sherab Rinpoche and Dupsing Rinpoche leading the Prayers

Lighting the Butter Lamps

Lighting the Butter Lamps

Butter Lamps at the Great Stupa

Butter Lamps at the Great Stupa

The Great Stupa after the Prayers

The Great Stupa after the Prayers

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