The Dalai Lama Begins Teaching on the Path to Enlightenment

July 7th 2007

File Photo: by Tenzin Choejor/Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama
File Photo: by Tenzin Choejor/Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Dharamsala, India, 7 July 2007 (Phurbu Thinley, Phayul) - His Holiness the Dalai Lama began teaching on Je Tsongkhapa's 'The Principle Path to Enlightenment' [Tib: Jangchup Shoonglam] this morning at the Tsuglagkhang (Main Temple).

The seven-day teaching will also be supplement by Bestowing Bodhisattva Vow (Jamdom Bokjog).

The teaching will go on till the 13th of this month and is being held at the request of the Bliss and Wisdom Monastery in Taiwan.

760 Taiwanese registered for the teaching and hundreds of audiences, including Tibetan monks, nuns and lay people, and several non-Tibetan tourists are seen attending the first day teaching.

The exiled Tibetan leader turned 72 yesterday and an elaborate birthday celebrations with a grand official function at the Tsuglagkhang courtyard were held here yesterday.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Birthday [Tib: Trungkhar] is one of the biggest celebrated events for Tibetans in a year.
 

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Teaching in Leura, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia from June 5 to 9: His Holiness will give five days of teachings on Commentary on the Five Stages of Guhyasamaja and confer the Yamantaka Initiation (jigje wang) organized by the Dalai Lama in Australia at the Fairmont Resort, Luera, Blue Mountains. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Public Talk in Leura, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia on June 6:
His Holiness will give a public talk on The Wisdom of Forgiveness organized by the Dalai Lama in Australia in the afternoon at the Katoomba Public School. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Multi-Faith Event in
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia on June 11: His Holiness will participate in a multi-faith event organized by the Dalai Lama in Australia in the morning at the Cathedral of St. Stephen's Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

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