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Happy Lunar New Year of the Fire Bird

Happy Tibetan ‘Losar’ New Year! From the highlands of Nangchen, Tibet the Gebchak nuns and lamas send their warmest wishes for a happy new year of the fire bird! They remain focused in a life of devotion and meditation dedicated to the wellbeing and harmony of everyone in this world. They are grateful in return […]

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Guru Rinpoche enshrined in Gebchak’s new temple – July 2016

Although Gebchak Gonpa is a quiet nunnery in a remote Nangchen valley, it has plenty of news to share. The nuns are now able to gather in their new temple for their 20 annual drubchens (extended sādhanā ceremonies) that last 10 days each. At the conclusion of a recent Kabgye (Eight Herukas) drubchen, new statues of […]

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October 2015 (with photos to share)

Dear friends of Gebchak Gonpa, Lately it’s been a newsworthy time at Gebchak Gonpa! Two weeks ago the nuns were honoured and overjoyed to have Drubwang Tsoknyi Rinpoche, H.H. Gyalwang Drukpa and Drukpa Choegon Rinpoche preside at the consecration of their new temple. The 360 nuns at Gebchak have waited 4 years for their new […]

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Gebchak News, June 2011

NEWS FLASH – another earthquake – June 25, 2011! Many of you may have heard of a recent earthquake of magnitude 5.2 shaking the region of Gebchak Gonpa! There is no word of any deaths or serious injuries, but many homes were damaged in Nangchen village as well as other villages nearby Gebchak Gonpa. The […]

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