Dharamsala: Ven. Karma Gelek Yuthok, Kalon for Religion and Culture of Central Tibetan Administration successfully completed his official visit to the Tibetan Monastic Institutions located in North Eastern regions of Arunachal State. This visit was the continuation of Kalon’s program for paying respect to the spiritual head of Tibetan religious tradition and visiting Tibetan Monastic and Cultural Institutions.
Kalon visited different Tibetan monastic institutions located in Bomdila, Tenzingang, Dirang, Tawang, Miao, Tezu and Shillong. His visit was for 15 days from 8th October to 23rd of October.
During his visit, Kalon examines all the monasteries and met with respective head and in-charge of the monasteries. Kalon expressed his sincere appreciation for their work in preserving Tibetan religion and at the same time shared his serious concern about consistently reducing the number of Tibetan monks in the monasteries. Kalon reaffirmed that the Department of Religion and Culture always extend full support to the monasteries.
In the meantime, Kalon of Religion and Culture visited Tibetan settlements for a public meeting in Tenzin gang, Miao, Tezu and Shillong as per requested by settlement officers.
Kalon addressed the gathering at the public meeting on Central Tibetan Administration’s Middle Way Approach and Five Fifty vision. He further talked about the significance of Tibetan Language.
While highlighting the importance of coming year as the portentous crucial year (སྐུའི་དགུང་ཀེག) of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Kalon urged that Tibetans should cultivate more good deeds and accumulate merits for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Kalon was warmly welcomed by monks, students, and the general public during his visit to the respective monasteries and settlements.
Kalon Karma Gelek Yuthok will soon be visiting monastic institutions in Dharamshala.