Lama Padma Dorje Rinpoche, Lama Padma Gyatso, Lama Tsering & Lama Norbu

This year Lama Padma Dorje Rinpoche again was Vajra Master for the Vajrakilya drubchod at Rigzdin Ling, held each year to purify accumulated past karma and to clear away obstacles for the coming year.  He was joined by Lamas Padma, Tsering, Norbu and Thubden, as well as Gatsal Lama (Lama Jamie) from Williams, who was the chant leader, umze.

After a ceremony outside on the last day, participants re-enter the shrine room, tossing tsampa (ground roasted barley flour) in the air, celebrating health and prosperity for the new year.

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Entering the Shrine Room for the New Year, after completing the ceremonies.