-Mon Tawang Vigilance
Tawang, October 24 2019: An official delegation of the Department of Karmik and Adhyatmik (Chos-Rig) Affairs (DoKAA), Government of Arunachal Pradesh, visited Mongolia on a Buddhist Culture and Spiritual Linkage tour focusing on five major sciences (Rig-Ney Nga).

The team led by DoKAA Chairman Jambey Wangdi and comprising of Rinchin Tashi (IAS), Secretary, Karma Leki , Director, Genden Norbu, Asst. Director, and Pura Bako, FAO signed three Expression of Interest (EOI) with Ganden Monastery, also known as the Mongolian Buddhist Monastery, for collaboration and co-operation on Buddhist Philosophical learning methods, exchange of information and materials which are beneficial to both parties and to alliance and associate in lecture, symposia and more. The deputation signed two more EOI with the University of Medicines Mongolia and University of Art and Theatre on traditional medicines and Healing (Sowa-Rigpa) and Thangka painting.

“Mongolia is a Buddhist country following Nalanda tradition of Buddhism as we do. Tawang shares a special spiritual bond with Mongolia as 4th Dalai Lama Gyalwa Yonten Gyatso was born in Mongolia while the 6th Dalai Lama Gyalwa Tsewang Gyatso reincarnated in Tawang”, informed the DoKAA Chairman.

Thereon, the delegation visited Mongolian National Theatre and Pethup monastery founded by Kushok Bakula Rinpoche, who also served as the Indian Ambassador to Mongolia for 10 years.
Earlier, the DoKAA team called on the Indian ambassador to Mongolia, M.P Singh, who shared vital inputs with them.

The delegation had flown to the Buddhist nation on 14th of this month on the invitation of Khamba Lama Gabgu Choijamts Demberel, abbot of Ganden Tegchenling Monastery, who is also the Head of the Mongolian Buddhist heads.