800th Anniversary of Jetsun Drakpa Gyaltsen’s Parinirvana

Dragpa Gyaltsen 546This 12th month of the Tibetan Lunar Year marks exactly 800 years since the Parinirvana of Jetsun Drakpa Gyaltsen. During this month, His Holiness the Sakya Trizin recommends that all Sakya monasteries and devotees recite prayers, make special offerings and hold elaborate ceremonies.