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Kudung Zhugbul: Sign-up Sheet for Visitors Released by Monastery

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

The monastic offices in Namdroling have requested us to post this immediately.

For those planning to attend the Kudung Zhugbul, cremation of the Holy Body of His Holiness Drubwang Pema Norbu Rinpoche, please do fill out the form below, print out and send with a passport sized photo to let the monastery know you are attending.

NOTE: It is important to apply with your group if your country has that arranged.

Thank you for your help in keeping our ceremony organized by following this process.

Those applying individually should post to the email address in the form.



Please note these are formatted to A3. Also, the PDF is a “fillable” form.

Official Announcement of the Cremation Ceremony of the Kudung (Holy Body) of the Late His Holiness Pema Norbu Rinpoche

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

As you all are well aware that Kyabje Drubwang Pema Norbu Rinpoche, the 3rd Supreme Head of the Ngagyur Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism, who had been extraordinarily kind to Buddhism in general and the Nyingma Lineage in particular, passed away into parinirvana according to the common perception of beings on the 1st day of the 2nd Tibetan Month, 2136 Royal Year (27th March, 2009).

At the request of all his students, Kyabje Pema Norbu Rinpoche’s kudung has been preserved in Namdroling Monastery as a support of their practice and as an object of respect as well as merit accumulation. More than three years have passed by since his passing away during which all the devoted students at home and abroad have prayed for his swift rebirth with great hope and faith. In addition, all the specific prayers prescribed by Kyabje Jadrel Rinpoche had also been perfectly completed without fail.

Under the direction of great masters, the monastic authorities of Namdroling Monastery have decided to carry out the cremation ceremony of the holy kudung of His Holiness Pema Norbu Rinpoche on the auspicious 13th day of the 4th Tibetan month, 2140 Royal Year, which falls on 23rd May, 2013.

Therefore, all the disciples of His Holiness Penor Rinpoche, both lay and ordained who are residing in different parts of the world are requested to join in this great sacred ceremony either physically or mentally for the benefit of one and all.

May all beings be enlightened!

With prayers,
General Secretary

Tibetan Official Announcement
English Official Announcement

Announcement Regarding Cremation of His Holiness Penor Rinpoche

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

The Committee of Namdroling has instructed us to post that a formal announcement will soon be released regarding the cremation of the Kudung (Holy Body) of His Holiness Drubwang Pema Norbu Rinpoche, our late root teacher.

The cremation will take place on the 13th Day of the Fourth Month of the Tibetan Calendar, or Thursday, 23 May, 2013 at Namdroling Monastery in South India.  The Administration at Namdroling Monastery will officially announce the cremation soon and we will post the formal announcement immediately.  You are being informed in advance should you wish to make travel plans to join us in this blessed ceremony.  This way there will be time to book flights and apply for the mandatory Protected Area Permit.

For those Palyul students and others who would like to attend the ceremony, please do apply as soon as possible for your Protected Area Permit. Visit for information as to how to proceed.