Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Wednesday he hoped Tibet would gain self-rule under the Chinese constitution.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived in Bodh Gaya from Patna by road at around 10:00 this morning. His Holiness was received here by Kalon Thupten Lungrig, Kalon for Religion & Culture and Education, Ven. Lama Chosphel Zotpa
Amidst tight security, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived here today to participate in a nine-day long Buddhist festival, Kalchakra Puja.
Spiritual leader Dalai Lama blessing his devotees at Patna airport on Monday. (PTI photo)
A major fire has completely destroyed Patna’s famous Lhasa woollen market. Tibetan refugees set up this market every winter and for many of them earnings made in Patna see them through the year.
The Dalai Lama arrived at the traditional site of the enlightenment of Buddha on Tuesday, braving threats to his health and safety to preside over the biggest annual gathering of Tibetans and other Buddhists.
A Tibetan security guard and a Chinese woman were detained here by police on suspicion of spying, hours before Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama was due to arrive, police said Tuesday.
Police in eastern India said on Tuesday they had stepped up security as the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, arrived for a Buddhist festival expected to draw about 80,000 devotees.
Police here faced their first test today — ahead of the Kalchakra beginning on Thursday — when they spotted a “Chinese spy girl” in the crowd.
A Savannah writer concerned about recent violence in his city has called on Tibetan monks to bring peace. In response to a request from Murray Silver, the monks started a two-week project Monday to create an intricate mandala, a detailed Buddhist sand design symbolizing the universe.