Kagyu Monlam 2014 Opening ceremony at Main Temple in Bodhgaya

In the morning of 15th December 2014 His Eminence Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche together with His Eminence Beru Khyentse Rinpoche opened the Kagyu Monlam Chenmo by a ritual of butter lamp ligtening at Main Temple in Bodhgaya.

Althought His Holiness Karmapa has not arrived to Bodhgaya yet, thousands of high lamas, monks and lay devotees gathered to pray under the Bodhi Tree of enlightenment.

His Eminence Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche opening the Kagyu Monlam 2014 at Main Temple in Bodhgaya

His Eminence Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche opening the Kagyu Monlam 2014 at Main Temple in Bodhgaya

Opening ceremony of Kagyu Monlam Chenmo 2014

Opening ceremony of Kagyu Monlam Chenmo 2014

Gathering under the Bodhi Tree of enlightenment

Gathering under the Bodhi Tree of enlightenment

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