Dalai Lama Consecrates Thungyur Lakhang monastry

October 31st 2006


Shimla, 28 October 2006 (PTI) - Tibetan spiritual head The Dalai Lama today consecrated the ancient Thungyur Lakhang Buddhist gompa (monastry) at Rampur today to mark 2550th anniversary of 'Mahaparinirvan' (enlightenment) of Lord Buddha.
Besides the chief minister V B Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh, a large number of monks were present on the occasion.

Giving sermons to the devotees from different parts of the state, the Dalai Lama said Buddhism revolved around four truths - to know the cause of sorrow, remedies to resolve it, modes to be adopted and salvation - and asked them to follow the path shown by lord Buddha.

He said Buddha for preached peaceful co-existence and religious harmony, the need of the hour.
 
 

Latest News

Reading a Jataka Tale on the ‘Day of Miracles’
March 5th 2015
Dharamsala, HP, India, 5 March 2015 - Since it was the 15th day of the first Tibetan month, the full moon day, early this morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama joined the assembled monks and nuns in the Tsuglagkhang at Thekchen Chöling for the bi-monthly Sojong or ‘restoration and purification’ ceremony. At about 8 o’clock he was escorted down to the courtyard in front of the temple, beneath a ceremonial golden umbrella.

Long Life Prayers Offered to His Holiness the Dalai Lama
March 4th 2015

Buddhist Teachings Related to the Eight Verses for Training the Mind
February 13th 2015

Strength Through Compassion and Connection
February 12th 2015

Meeting Tibetans and Buddhists from Trondheim to Copenhagen
February 11th 2015

Explore