Live Webcast: Celebrating His Holiness

His Holiness the Dalai Lama turned 80 in July. As he has had a busy year, many in India have not had the opportunity to felicitate him on this important milestone. Some of his close friends and many admirers will come together to do so to wish hims a healthy and long life.

There will be a live webcast of the celebration from the Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi, India. There will be brief performances by sarod viruosos Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan and a talk by His Holiness.

All times Indian Standard Time (IST=GMT+5.30)

January 4: Celebration in Honor of His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Time: 12:00noon - 5:00pm IST

For times in your area 12:00noon IST on January 4th in New Delhi, India is the same as 10:30pm PST on January 3rd Los Angeles, California, USA; and 6:30am GMT on January 4th in London, England. Other times can be found using Time Zone Converter (


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