Dalai Lama arrives in Ladakh on 20-day visit

July 19th 2012

Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India, 18 July 2012 (Press Trust of India) - Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived here today on a 20-day visit to the region, during which he is scheduled to Zanskar, Durbuk and other places.


Women in traditional dress waiting to welcome His Holiness the Dalai Lama on his arrival in Ladakh, India, on July 18, 2012. Photo/Phuntsog/NAVA
The Dalai Lama, who was accompanied by state tourism minister Nawang Rigzin Jora, was received by senior officials of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Leh at the airport. Religious heads of the region, MLCs and other dignitaries were also present at the airport.

From the airport, the Dalai Lama directly headed to Choglamsar, 10 km from Leh, where he is likely to stay for four to five days. According to officials, a gathering of over 35,000 people flocked to the airport to catch a glimpse of the Dalai Lama. 

 

Latest News

Science and Society & Change-Makers for a Better World
November 1st 2014
Boston, MA, USA, 31 October 2014 - Today, His Holiness the Dalai Lama was welcomed by his old friends, Richard Davidson and President of the Mind & Life Institute Arthur Zajonc as he arrived to take part in the 2nd International Symposium for Contemplative Studies (ISCS). In his introduction, Dr Davidson spoke of his feelings as he looked out at the audience of 1700 in the hall recalling how few were involved 27 years ago.

Eight Verses for Training the Mind
October 31st 2014

Talk about How to Develop the Heart and Discussion of Service
October 29th 2014

Audience for Tibetans, Interfaith Discussion and Secular Ethics Public Talk
October 27th 2014

Neuroplasticity & Healing in Birmingham AL & a Visit to 16th Street Baptist Church
October 26th 2014

Explore