** If you see your Guru as a Buddha, you will recieve the blessings of a Buddha ** If you see your Guru as a Boddhisatva, you will recieve the blessings of a Boddhisatva ** If you see your Guru as a friend, you will only receive the blessings of a friend **

2023-03 Lingdum-Goshir Gyaltsab

Goshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche arrived and was warmly welcomed at Zurmang Lingdum Monastery in Sikkim with Mandala Offerings from 12th Zurmang Gharwang Rinpoche, Tulkus and Khenpos. The welcome ceremony was successfully brought to end by offering sweet rice and tea to all the devotees and participants. 
Similarly, in the afternoon, Kyabje Bokar Chogtrul Rinpoche also arrived at the monastery marking the auspicious conclusion of the first day of our grand welcoming ceremony. Empowerment of Red Avalokitesvara and the Transmission with Instructions on the Indian Mahamudra Texts, will be bestowed by The 12th Ghosir Gyaltsab Rinpoche in the days after. Rejoice ! 
The 12th Goshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche bestowed the Empowerment of Gyalwa Gyatso - Avalokiteshvara. The preparatory Empowerment was bestowed in the morning and the actual Empowerment was conducted successfully in the afternoon in presence of all the Venerable Rinpoches, Tulkus, the sangha community and devotees. Rejoice!.
Mandala offerings to 12th Zurmang Gharwang Rinpoche for his good health, longevity and auspiciousness during the 600th Anniversary of Trung Mase founder of Zurmang Lineage. And Ratna Mandala offering to 12th Goshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche in expressing gratitude for his kindness in bestowing the Red Crown Ceremony, various empowerments and Mahamudra Transmission in this 3-week long grand 600th Anniversary Celebration . Thank you and rejoice!

2023-02 Lingdum Thorol Puja

A special Thorol Puja, which originated from Zurmang Terton Rolpay Dorje was conducted for past 7 days. May this remove obstacles for the year and also for peace and harmony of the world, especially those affected by the Ukraine war and the recent earthquake in Turkey.


2022-12 Lingdum-Mahakala

The week-long Grand Mahakala Puja has begun in Lingdum Monastery. May whatever merits accumulated be dedicated towards world peace and prosperity with liberation from suffering for all beings. Rejoice!







2022-08 Lingdum Summer Rain Retreat

Update: 28-Aug-2022
Happy sharing some glimpses of the Summer Retreat 2022 in Lingdum Monastery.



The  Annual Summer Rain Retreat has started on 12th August 2022 (Lunar June 15). the Parinirvana Anniversary of Gampopa. Rejoice! We thank you all for support.


2022-08 Lingdum Drolma Yuldog

With the presence of Venerable Tulkus, the whole sangha community performed the "Drolma Yuldog" Puja in Zurmang Lingdum Monastery, Sikkim. The puja was dedicated for the overall well-being of the Monastery and its community far and wide

2022-07 Lingdum Monastery celebrated Birth Anniversary of Gharwang Rinpoche & HH Karmapa

30th June 2022, a Day to celebrate the birth anniversary of H.H. The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Orgyen Trinley Dorjee and H.E. 12th Zurmang Gharwang Rinpoche by everyone connected with them. Here are glimpses of the wonderful day filled with Longevity Prayers/Mandala Offerings/celebrations. May whatever merits accumulated in the joyous occasion be dedicated towards the well being of the Gurus and all sentient beings! Rejoice!






2022-06 Lingdum-Award

H.E. 12 th Zurmang Gharwang Rinpoche has been awarded 'Certificate of Appreciation' by the Administrative Office of Pal Karma Shri Nalanda on 19/06/2022.for his academic achievements at Harvard University. ( ALM Dean's List Certificate on completing his Master's Degree Program at Harvard University). Congratulations & Rejoice!

2022-06_Lingdum-Zhrindrup Puja

The Zhrindrup Puja (Zurmang Monlam) in Lingdum Monastery conducted by H.E.12th Zurmang Gharwang Rinpoche has started on 9th June. It is a 4-day Program ending on 12th June with Empowerment of Amitayus. We rejoice in everyone who is participating in one way or another.May whatever merits accumulated be dedicated towards the well-being of everyone and may peace and harmony prevail in the world..Thank you All

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H.E 12th Zurmang Gharwang Rinpoche was invited to inaugurate and consecrate a Medicine Buddha Statue at STNM Hospital Sochyathang sichey in Gangtok on 7th June 2022.


Here are some photos of the new hall at Zurmang Monastery in Sikkim, which will be used for ceremonies and large events and will also be used as the main prayer hall and debate ground for the Shedra monks. Gharwang Rinpoche would like to thank all the generous benefactors whose support have helped make this possible. Rejoice!.