The Dorji Lopen of Zhung Dratshang conferred Dhar to the newly appointed Lam of Tongzhoognang Lhakhang of Kabisa Gewog in Punakha at the Punakha Dzong today.
40-year-old Lam Dorji Phuntsho from Tormazhong in Monggar will be taking care of the temple hereafter. Prior to his present post, he served as a teacher at the Dechenphodrang Central Monastic School in Thimphu for almost a decade.
He joined the monk body at the age of twelve and graduated from the Dodeydrak Shedra and Tango University of Buddhist Studies in Thimphu. He had also completed his three-year retreat from Tango Ngeden Gatshel Drupkhang in Thimphu.
Changa Dorji, Punakha
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