Departure from Dharamsala
His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Ogyen Trinlay Dorje's 10 day visit to Bokar Ngedhon Chokhor Ling Monastery in the township of Mirik in Darjeeling district began on 8th Oct 2005. His Holiness left Gyuto Monastery, Sidhibari at 7am and reached Chandigarh at 12 noon.
After a lunch stopover at the Piccadily Hotel, His Holiness and the entourage left Chandigarh and reached New Delhi at 5.30pm.
The acting Representative of His Holiness Dalai Lama's Bureau in Delhi and Ven Dz. Ponlop Rinpoche received His Holiness at the Radisson Hotel. Several other devotees also extended their warm reception to His Holiness.
On October 9th, His Holiness was warmly accompanied by the Secretary and Acting Representative of HH Dalai Lama's Bureau to the domestic airport, where His Holiness and his entourage departed for Bagdogra by Jet Airlines.
The Karmapa with His Eminence Jamgon Rinpoche
and His Eminence Gyaltsab Rinpoche
at Bokar Monastery in Mirik in October, 2005