Nyamed Sherab Gyaltsen 661st Birthday Celebration


Ceremony for the Tibetan Community

Saturday, March 4, 2017  

11:00am – 5:00pm

Bon Shen Ling Temple, Woodside, Queens, New York City

Registration is now closed for this event.

Happy New Year of the Fire Garuda. We welcome you to celebrate the 2017 Tibetan New Year and 661st Birthday Ceremony for Nyamed Sherab Gyaltsen at the Bon Shen Ling Temple.


Nyamed Sherab Gyaltsen is the second Tonpa of Bon and the founder of Menri Monastery. Tonpa means “founder of the religion” in Tibetan. Menri has been the central monastery for Bon monastic life in Tibet for over 600 years. On the fifth day of the Tibetan lunar calendar, Bon practitioners across the world hold a birthday ceremony in his honor.


A delicious complimentary Tibetan lunch will be served, and tea and snacks will be provided throughout the day. Friends and families with children accompanied by an adult are welcome.

Please RSVP in advance using the form and PayPal button below. Children under the age of 13 are not required to register or submit the entrance fee.

Admission: $50

Schedule: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Address & Travel Directions: 65-55 Maurice Avenue, Woodside (Queens), NY. Click here for temple driving and public transportation directions. There is free street parking in the neighborhood, and the temple is accessible by subway and bus.

Contact: Mr. Kunga Lak; phone: (917) 743-8691

Looking forward to seeing everyone and Happy Losar!