Dalai Lama arrives in Gondia on three-day visit

January 11th 2014

Gondia, Maharashtra, India, 10 January 2014 (PTI) – Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today arrived here on a three-day visit to meet the members of the Norgyeling Tibetan Settlement Camp in Gothangaon of Arjuni Morgaon tehsil in the district.


His Holiness the Dalai Lama greeting well-wishers during his visit to Norgyeling Tibetan Settlement Camp in Maharashtra, India on January 10, 2014. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL
The Dalai Lama, who is here after a gap of ten years, was accorded a warm traditional welcome by the Tibetan refugees in the camp.

Settlement officer Dorjee Rinzin, secretary Phuntsok Topgyal, Buddhist monks and their Tibetan compatriots received the spiritual leader.

On Saturday, the Dalai Lama will attend various religious and cultural events. He will then pay a visit to Ngagyur Drupgye Choephelling Monastery, an old people's home and Mentsekhang, among other places. He will also perform 'Avalokiteshvera' worship in the camp.

On Sunday, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate will attend cultural programmes and then visit Gothangaon dam and address the local people.

He will leave for Raipur on Monday morning.

 

Latest News

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Meets Indians, Chinese and Sotoshu Monks in Tokyo
April 16th 2014
Tokyo, Japan, 16 April 2014 - Having arrived in Tokyo yesterday evening, His Holiness the Dalai Lama had meetings with several quite different groups of people today. The first was a group of business people from India. He began by telling them how he praises India all over the world for its religious harmony, the way different faiths, some originating in India and others coming from abroad live peacefully side by side. He suggested Indian communities overseas should make more of this wherever they are.

Public Talk in Koyasan before Departure for Tokyo
April 15th 2014

Vairochana-abhisambodhi Empowerment in Koyasan
April 14th 2014

Pilgrimage to Koyasan, Headquarters of the Shingon Tradition of Japanese Buddhism
April 13th 2014

Mapping the Mind - Day 2
April 12th 2014

Explore