HH Gyalwang Drukpa Lead 7-day Mahakala Drupchod Concludes in Darjeeling

His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa leading the prayers at Dali Monastery, Darjeeling

The 7-day long prayers to Lord Mahakal – Mahakala Drupchod were concluded in the auspicious presence of His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa at Dali Gumba Darjeeling.

His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa is the Head of of the Drukpa Kagyu Lineage of Buddhism. This lineage is headquartered at the Druk Sangag Choeling Monastery – also popularly known as Dali Gumba in Darjeeling, India.

Gyalwang Drukpa Darjeeling
Druk Sangag Choeling Monastery in Darjeeling [Pic: Jan 29]

Yogis and Yoginis from across the Himalayas and the world had joined the prayers and the holy grand puja, aimed at clearing obstacles and bestowing blessings to all beings in the new lunar year.

Gyalwang Drukpa Darjeeling
Monks at Dali Gumba – Appeasing Lord Mahakal

In his message, His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa said, ‘It’s truly amazing to have all the yoginis and yogis from different retreat places of the Himalayan regions and other parts of the world joining the 7-day Mahakala Drupchod at Darjeeling. The rarity of this kind of gathering has to be appreciated from the depth of our heart.”

Gyalwang Drukpa Darjeeling
Mandala made to honour Lord Mahakala at Dali Monastery

He also wished everyone, a very happy new year.

Gyalwang Drukpa Darjeeling
7-day Mahakala Drupchod is one of the most auspicious prayers offered to Lord Mahakala – the Guardian Deity of Darjeeling

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