Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche’s Birthday Celebration

Dear Sangha,

You are cordially invited to an international Shedrub Mandala celebration of Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche’s birthday, this Friday, September 4th. Since Rinpoche has not been able to travel this summer, the monks of Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling have organized an online program for all of us to connect with Rinpoche, offer prayers for Rinpoche to live very, very long, and to request teachings. We hope Rinpoche will also take this moment to give a live teaching to the global Sangha.

The event will run from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm in Nepal and will be live streamed around the world.
Although we will be in our homes, please feel free to set-up beautiful offerings of candles, incense, flowers, etc., as if we were meeting Rinpoche in-person. To participate in the event, please see the information below:

For English speakers
Here you can watch the livestream in Tibetan with English translation on

Alternatively, you can watch the event from Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche’s Facebook page in Tibetan with English translation:

For non-English speakers
Shortly before the event, a link to a Zoom room with translation will appear on Since this translation room has a capacity of 1000 people, we ask that you only join the translation room if you do not understand English.

Translation will be available in:

Nepali language will be available live here:

Note: If you will be participating through the translation Zoom room, you MUST use the Zoom desktop client, or Zoom mobile app (available from the App Store and Google Play) and not the Zoom web client.

We are delighted to have this opportunity to come together as a single international mandala during this time. Through the power of Rinpoche’s inconceivable kindness and the collective merit and prayers of his students, may the Dharma Sun shine ever more brightly throughout the world.

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