Washington, DC: After successfully concluding his second leg tour in New York City, Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile arrives in DC for meeting with the leaders on the hill.
Today, he called on Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY), ranking member of House Foreign Affairs Committee; Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), member of House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH), Chair of Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee on Middle East and South Asia.
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Mundgod: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama who arrived here in Mundgod, Hubli on a week-long visit, was accorded a very warm welcome by Sharpa Choejey Rinpoche, the Abbots of Drepung Lachi and Drepung Loseling, and a representative of Gaden Lachi.
Thousands of Tibetans flooded the streets of Mundgod Tibetan settlement, with traditional Tibetan scarves and flowers to celebrate the arrival of their revered spiritual leader.
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Mundgod: His Holiness the Dalai Lama gave a public talk in Doeguling Tibetan Settlement in Mundgod on 12 December. Gaden Trisur Rizo Rinpoche, Settlement officer of Mundgod and Chief Representative of South Zone were present at the public talk.
Addressing the huge gathering of devotees, His Holiness said, “Yesterday I reached here and today, because there is some free time as per my schedule, I had a wish to see all of you. I had relation since the beginning of this settlement. Especially I would like to meet student as I usually meet privately with student but this time I’m meeting with all of you here to show my 83 years old face. I have problem while sitting and ascending on throne but once I sat down, I can talk continuously. So this is my main reason to meet you.”