Lama Jampa Thaye's birthday was on 23 October. In Nepal on the last day of the 3-day 'Shabden' long-life ritual at Tegchen Legshey Ling, a birthday lunch for Lama Jampa was held at a big hotel near Boudhanath. All the sangha from the monastery, as well as members of Karma Thinley Rinpoche's family were invited. Birthday wishes and prayers for Lama Jampa's continuing good health and long life were extended by Karma Thinley Rinpoche on behalf of the whole monastery
During the day Dechen Centres around the world also conducted the customary prayer rituals to to mark Lama Jampa's birthday.