On Buddha Jayanti, the Himalayan Development Initiative family would like to wish you all to always find rays of hope and be showered with plentiful fortune and prosperity, and find the path to eternal happiness. May Lord Buddha enlighten you on the path of love, peace, and truth. Happy Buddha Purnima.
Lama Students from Pal Ngong Ga Choling Gumba making Buddha Statue in Nyisal village. First, the mud is beaten to make it as fine as possible. Then the powder is mixed with water and cotton wool is added to the chunk. Then the chunk is molded with the help of a frame and stored for some time in order to bring out the shape. Then the frame is taken out and details like eyes, ears, clothes are fine-tuned. Then it is left to dry and will be painted afterward. The statues are stored inside the Gumba.