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Tsogyal Shedrubling Dratsang

His Holiness Pema Norbu Rinpoche established the Dratsang on 27th November, 1993. In 1994, it was consecrated and named Tsogyal Shedrubling. After that, in the year 1995, the erection of the main shrine hall began. To preserve the Palyul tradition, every year, starting from the 18th of the first Tibetan month, a month long retreat on Namcho (Sky Teaching) which includes Ngondro, Tsalung and Dzogchen begins. Every morning, nuns perform Dolchog (Tara Ritual) and in the evening, Solka (making offering to dharma protector). Religious ceremonies are also performed on the 10th and 25th day of the Tibetan calendar. On 8th to 15th of the First and Fourth Tibetan Month, nuns perform the great ceremony of Maha-Sadhana of Rigzin Duspa, Palchen Duepa, Supreme Dug-ngal Rangdol, Yumka Dechen Gyalmo, etc. In the past, the Dratsang nuns would receive teachings from an abbot (Khenpo) from the monastery on Chodjug (The Way of the Bodhisattva), Domsum (The Three Vows) and Kunsang Lama'i Shalung (Words of My Perfect Teacher). Now, the Ani Lopons offer these teachings. Furthermore, on the 29th of the Fourth Tibetan Month, the Maha Parinirvana Anniversary of Mipham Rinpoche is conducted for three consecutive days. From the 15th of the Sixth Tibetan Month, the annual summer retreat is conducted for 45 days. On each of the 1st four weeks, they carry out ritual activities such as Longchen Nyingthig Solka, Minling Dorsem, Yumka'i Sangdrup Senge Dongchen and Ratna Tsechog, respectively. After that, virtuous practice for fasting is conducted for 16 days. Meanwhile, dedication and aspiration prayers for the deceased are performed throughout the year. At the end of year, the nuns perform Gutor for three days. As always, the nuns carry on with their practice on Ngondro, Tsalung and Dzogchen of both Longchen Nyingthig and Namcho as well.