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Ven. Choji-la’s Birthday Celebration

July 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Join us on Monday, 1st July 2024 for an auspicious evening of celebration and thanksgiving dedicated to the good health and long life of Venerable Choji-la, the 7th Panglung Oracle and the continued growth of his Dharma activities.

This most meritorious birthday celebration will be marked with a Lama Chopa Tsog puja, followed by an offering of birthday cake to celebrate Choji-la’s 69th birthday and his invaluable contribution to the Dharma.

If you have received initiation from Ven. Choji-la, attending this birthday puja is also an expression of your devotion and gratitude.

Event Details

Benefits for sponsors and attendees

  • Creates the causes for all gurus to live long and remain with us
  • Creates a closer relationship with our spiritual guides
  • Receive the blessings of the lineage lamas
  • Generates great merits for spiritual growth and attainments

How to join

  • You are encouraged to attend this auspicious puja in person, especially if you have received initiation from Ven. Choji-la.
  • You can make birthday offerings at Ven. Choji-la’s throne in Wisdom Hall, such as khatas; body, speech and mind; monetary offerings; or anything else that you wish. Sincerely making offerings to one’s teacher is an opportunity to practise generosity and collect merits.
  • If you wish to make a monetary offering, it is considered auspicious in the Tibetan tradition to offer an odd number rather than an even number as this creates the karma to meet the teacher again in the future.
  • Offerings will be placed in Panglung Ritroe and presented to Ven. Choji-la when he returns to Kechara Forest Retreat.
  • You can also contribute towards the puja offerings and birthday cake. Any amount is welcome and deeply appreciated. Donations can be made via bank transfer using the payment details below. Please email or WhatsApp us your transaction slip for an official receipt.
  • Beneficiary Name: Kechara House
    Bank Account Number: 8003-73-1474
    Bank Name: CIMB Bank
    Swift Code: CIBBMYKL
    Bank Address: 1-1, Jalan PJU 1/3F, SunwayMas Commercial Center, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

About Ven. Choji-la

His Eminence the 7th Panglung Kuten Thubten Phelgye Jigme Namgyal, also known as Ven. Choji-la, is the renowned oracle of Sera Monastery who takes trance of Dorje Shugden, Kache Marpo, Setrap, Shiptak Gyene and other Dharma protectors.

Ven. Choji-la has studied under many gurus including H.H. Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, H.H. Kyabje Ling Rinpoche and H.H. Kyabje Zong Rinpoche. He is a pure monk who has kept his vows and commitments very well. H.E. Tsem Rinpoche regarded him highly, and requested him to give oral transmissions and engage in numerous pujas for Kechara in the past. Most recently on September 9, 2023, he gave the initiation of Trakpo Sumtril in Kechara Forest Retreat.


July 1
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Kechara Forest Retreat
Lot 3189 Jalan Chamang
Bentong, Pahang 28700 Malaysia
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