For two months, starting on the 9th of October 2017, Kyabje Drubwang Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche was bestowing in Rumtek monastery in Sikkim oral transmission (Tib. Lung) of the whole Kangyur. The transmission ended on the 1st of December, after which the finishing ceremonies took place.
Kangyur is a canonical set of Shakyamuni Buddha’s teachings translated into Tibetan. Rinpoche bestowed the lung based on famous for its accuracy Kangyur edition from Nar Thang. In that edition, Kangyur includes 13 volumes of Vinaya teachings, 20 volumes of prajnaparamita, 42 volumes of sutras (therein 6 volumes of Avatamaska sutra, 6 volumes of Ratnakuta sutra, other sutras make the rest 30 volumes), as well as 12 volumes of tantras. This lineage of transmission Rinpoche has received from His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche.
Everyday, from 7a.m. till 4 or 5 p.m. with a lunch break, Rinpoche read out outstandingly fast all the volumes. In order to receive this precious transmissions, tens of Tulkus, Khenpos and many Geshes from Gelug tradition came to Rumtek monastery - the main premises of His Holiness Gyalwang Karmapa. About two thousand people took part in the gathering.
Additionally, upon the request of khenpos and lamas from Rumtek, Rinpoche bestowed transmissions of most of the long Vajrayana rituals and practices performed in the monasteries of Karma Kamtsang tradition.
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