A 13-day tour of Buddhist and communal events was just concluded by Panchen Erdeni Chos-kyi rGyal-po in Qamdo City, in the Tibet Autonomous Region of southwest China.
Panchen Rinpoche, a vice president of the Buddhist Association of China and the head of the association’s Tibet branch, as well as a member of the Standing Committee of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, came in Qamdo’s Jomda County on June 5.
Panchen Rinpoche visited monasteries of several Tibetan Buddhist sects during his trip to Qamdo, where he led prayer sessions and discussed Buddhist sutras. Additionally, Jesus blessed more than 130,000 individuals by touching their heads.
It was Panchen Rinpoche’s second trip to the city to lead Buddhist and community events.
Panchen Rinpoche also made numerous additional stops in Qamdo, including an industrial development zone and a station of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway that was still under construction.
His trip to Tibet will continue to include a number of Buddhist and humanitarian endeavors. He landed in the regional capital of Lhasa on Sunday.