Devotees From 55 Countries Attend Dalai Lama's Teachings

September 15th 2009


His Holiness the Dalai Lama laughs during an opening session of his three-day teachings for Korean Buddhists in Dharamsala, India, on Tuesday, September 15, 2009. Over 4000 devotees attended his first day teachings. (Photo: Abhishek Madhukar)

His Holiness the Dalai Lama laughs during an opening session of his three-day teachings for Korean Buddhists in Dharamsala, India, on Tuesday,September 15, 2009. Over 4000 devotees attended his first day teachings. (Photo: Abhishek Madhukar)


Dharamsala, HP, India, 15 September 2009 (By Phurbu Thinley, Phayul) - Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Tuesday began three-day general Buddhist teachings at the main Tibetan temple at the request of some 200 Korean Buddhists.

Over 4000 devotees, including more than 1400 foreigners from 55 different countries, have registered for the teachings.

The other attendees include some 3000 Tibetans, including Buddhist monks and nuns. Besides, several hundred non-registered followers are also attending the teachings, according to organisers.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama began his first day teachings speaking on the Four Noble Truths, elaborating on the fundamental principles of Buddhism.

The teachings are scheduled to be held from 0900hr to 1100hr in the morning and from 1300hr to 1500hr in the afternoon.

The teachings are being translated in Korean. Simultaneous translations in English, Chinese and Japanese are also made available on FM radio.

(Webcast of teaching available at www.dalailama.com)

 

 

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