Dalai Lama Gives Nyingma Initiation

The following article is from the Winter, 1986 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here.

H.H. the Dalai Lama confered the initiation of the great compassionate Jigdhen Wangchuk at the Central Cathedral in Dharamsala this past May 20. The tagon (preparatory ceremony) was held a day earlier. The empowerment was received by over 3000 Tibetans and foreigners. The text of the empowerment was taken from the secret teachings of the Fifth Dalai Lama, and belongs to the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.


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