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Toetsi Jim
(from left to right) Lam Choeda Jamtsho (Dataram Acharya), Lam Namgyel Tshering and Lam Chencho
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His Holiness the Je Khenpo conferred ceremonial scarves to three lams at Tashichhodzong promoting them to the rank of Toetsi Jim, a clergical rank equivalent to that of a deputy minister in the civil service.

Lam Namgyel Tshering was appointed as the Yongzing (tutor) of Gyalse Trulku Tenzin Rabgye in Tango monastery.

Lam Choeda Jamtsho, (Dataram Acharya) was appointed as the lam of Sibsoo Tashichholing dratshang. Dataram Acharya is the first Lhotsham Lam in the country.

His Holiness also awarded a ceremonial scarf to the chairman of the Menjong Choethuen Tshogpa, Lam Tshering Wangdi of Kheng Gongdue in Mongar, promoting him to the rank of Toetsi Jim. Lam Tshering was the mastermind behind the foundation of Choethuen Tshogpas around the country.

Lam Chencho was appointed as the lam of Dongkola lhakhang.

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