June – Karmapa’s Birthday Celebrated
A mandala is offered to the Karmapa during his 2004 birthday celebration
On June 26, His Holiness became 19 years of age (20 years according to the Tibetan counting system). In the morning, His Holiness was feted at a private celebration with lamas and rinpoches and other invited representatives. In the afternoon, a public ceremony was held in the monastery’s courtyard.