delegation of Denzong Lhade (Monk Body) led by Sangha MLA Ven. Sonam
met with 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje on August 23, 2016.
GANTOK, January 22: Sangha MLA Sonam Lama has expressed his optimism that the permission would be granted by the Union government to 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje to visit and bless Sikkim.
I am keeping track of the whole development very closely and therefore very positive that the 17th Karmapa would soon be visiting Sikkim to bless all of us, said the Sangha MLA in a press statement on Sumday.
Lama said the indefinite rely hunger strike by the monks under the banner of‘The Denjong Lhadey’here at BL House shall culminate into good news and development not before too long now. He thanked the various Sikkimese monk bodies, Denjong Monastic Chogchen, all the monasteries for directly or indirectly supporting the ongoing movement of The Denjong Lhadey.
I once again urge upon the dharma abiding people of Sikkim from all walks of life and political affiliation to render a final common support to the Sikkimese monks in realizing early arrival of the 17th Karmapa to Sikkim, appealed the Sangha MLA.