May 21, 2016 the 2560th Buddha Jayanti- the day that Buddha was born, became enlightened, and passed into parinirvana; H.E. Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche led an international group of 50 delegates from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia and the U.S. to attend the ceremonies in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha.
Nepal's Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, H.H. the IXth Kyabgon Jedrungpa, H.H. Drubchen Rinpoche, H.E. Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche, along with international VIPs, monks, nuns and local Nepali community leaders came together for the Golden Vase Laying Ceremony on the site of Mahasiddha Sanctuary.
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