Geyzing, Nov 4
Pemayangtse Monastery of Pelling in West Sikkim as part of the monastery’s charitable and humanitarian activity today donated various kinds of medicines to the district hospital Geyzing. DMO (west) Dr. Namgey Bhutia received the medicines those will be given to the needy and poor patients will be given the medicines free of cost.
It may be mentioned here that Pemayangtse Monastery is organizing the world peace prayers, Leu Bum-Ther Monlam Chenmo 2019 at the monastery. Leu Bum – Ther Monlam Chenmo also known as the great prayer festival that commenced on 29th October will conclude on 7th November. Making provision of free medicines to the district hospital, Geyzing was initiated by the monastery as part of humanitarian activities on the auspicious occasion of the great prayer festival or the world peace prayer with an objective of serving the people through some constructive initiatives.
Jigmee Wangchuk Bhutia, a monk and a representative from Pemayangtse monastery informed that the medicines have been provided to the hospital with an aim of serving the humanity through a constructive initiative. He added medicines were donated by the monastery so that the poor patients visiting the hospital could get medicines free of cost. He shared that the medicines were bought by the monastery as per the list submitted by the hospital authority. “On the auspicious occasion of 7th Leu Bom – Ther Monlam Chenmo, the organizing committee decided to come up with the initiative of distributing medicines to the needy and downtrodden. We hope that our effort will pay off well and we have been able to serve the needs of the patients in a little way”, Jigmee Wangchuk Bhutia said.
DMO (west) Namgey Bhutia thanking the representatives of Pemayangtse Monastery expressed that the hospital is grateful to the monastery for providing medicines free of cost. Maintaining that the hospital is facing scarcity of some medicines, Bhutia said that donation of medicines by the monastery was indeed a noble gesture and the hospital fraternity is thankful to the monastery. We extend our gratitude to Pemayangtse monastery for helping us in the most noblest way, he said.