Fiftieth Anniversary of His Holiness Sakya Trizin’s enthronement 24th December 2008 March 4th 2009 will be the fiftieth anniversary of His Holiness Sakya Trizin’s enthronement. Sakya centres in Dechen will be taking part in the world-wide celebrations to mark this occasion. On Sunday March 8th, the puja of the Sixteen Arhats will be held in our Sakya centres. Following this, students will have the opportunity to present kataks and offerings to the shrine for His Holiness. We will also be taking part in the celebrations for His Holiness’ birthday in September 2009 and helping with preparations for the Sakya Monlam. This event is held annually in Lumbini and this year it will form part of the celebrations for His Holiness’ accession; more details will be announced shortly.