Event : Dolpo Dho Darap and Enthronement of 7th Gakar Rinpoche
Date : September 10 - 22, 2011
Venue : Dolpo, Nepal
Website : http://www.wildearthjourneys.com/dolpo- ... stival.htm
Scheduled for August 2011, the next festival will, as mentioned, be even more auspicious as the 7th reincarnation of Gakar Rinpoche will travel to Dolpo for the first time to be enthroned on 21st day of the 7th Tibetan month (18th Sept 2011). His Eminence Shechen Rabjam Rimpoche (from Shechen Monastery in Kathmandu) will be leading the enthronement ceremony as well as inaugurating the festival. Tourists and invitees can see the relics and other precious things of previous incarnations.
Visitors to Dolpo will be able to see pilgrims coming and going to Dho Tarap Valley during the whole of the Tibetan year (March 2011 – Feb 2012) as well as being able to enjoy the majestic beauty of Dolpo including the clear blue waters of Phuksundo Lake.
The Buddha Ribo Festival is celebrated every 12 years in Dho Tarap Valley of the remote Dolpo District of Nepal. Next year 2011 Buddha Ribo festival falls on August 6th 2011 and will last up for whole year 2011. Pilgrims and visitors from neighbouring communities and districts come to participate and share their customs. It is a wonderful opportunity for them to renew old friendships and bonds. Youths get a chance to experience the rich tapestry which is their inherited culture and show off their performing skills to their elders and peers.
Dolpo can be reached by plane from Nepalganj to Juphal then by foot for four days to Dho Tarap combining a trip to Phuksundo Lake and passing beautiful scenery and chortens, Gompas and mani walls on route.This great festival is going to organized cooperatively by Dolpo welfare community, Vision Dolpo and Dolpo Mentsi Khang along with Village Development Committee.Please visit us detail in URL:www.dolpo.info and contact us at email@example.com
10th of September
Welcome to His Holiness Rabjam Rinpoche
Rinpoche will fly from Nepalgunj to Dolpodistrict, Dunai. Rinpoche will visit the Central Dolpo Buddhist monastery, blessings and public talk for the locals.
11th of September
His Holiness Rabjam Rinpoche will be welcomed to Dho Tarap valley, and the inauguration of Dolpo Buddhist Festival.
12th of September
His Holiness Rabjam Rinpoche will preside the enthronement ceremony of HE Dolpo Gagar Tulku Rinpoche at Gagar Gonpa
13 to 18th of September
His Holiness Rabjam Rinpoche will bestow the empowerment, transmission and related instructions of Jatson Nyingpo’s 6 volume of cycle of terma teachings.
19th of September
Consecration of statue of Padmasambhava at Ribo Bhumpa Gonpa
20th of September
His Holiness Rabjam Rinpoche will consecrate the newly renovated 8 Stupas by Dolpo Tulku Rinpoche at Jampa Gonpa
21st of September
Tenshug offering to His Holiness Rabjam Rinpoche for his Long Life by Dolpo people.
22nd of September
His Holiness Rabjam Rinpoche will visit Phoksundo National Park for sightseeing and fly back to Kathmandu.