His Holiness the Je Khenpo Truelku Jigme Choeda consecrated the newly constructed Pema Yoesoel Choeling Lhakhang at Tormazhong village in Tsakaling gewog, Mongar yesterday.

His Holiness then appointed Karma Tenzin, 49, as the lam of the new lhakhang, who served as the lam of Tshangpa village in Thrimshing drungkhag.

His Holiness also blessed the gathering with “Drakmar Wang”.

Trashigang lam neten, Karma Choney Randrol, and people of Tormazhong village coordinated the lhakhang construction. Residents of more than 100 households contributed labour and about 200 civil servants from the village contributed money 2M for the construction.

The lhakhang was constructed with more than Nu 30M. The construction began in 2014.

The lhakhang benefits about 120 households of Torzhong Drongtoe chiwog and Drangling Horong chiwog of Tsakaling gewog.

Tashi Phuntsho | Mongar