His Holiness the Dalai Lama Arrives in Bolzano, South Tyrol

April 9th 2013

Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy - 9th April 2013 - After a comfortable flight from India, His Holiness the Dalai Lama stopped briefly in Munich Airport, where he was received by a representative of the local Indian Consulate.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama is met by South Tyrol President Luis Durnwalder and Guenther Cologna on his arrival at the Balzano airport in Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy, on April 9, 2013. Photo/Jeremy Russell/OHHDL
Ms Irmtraut Wager, the 93 year old who has worked long and hard to support the education of Tibetan children in exile, was also there to meet him. His Holiness remarked that she has probably helped 20,000 Tibetan children.

He changed planes for the short flight over the Alps to the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy. He was met at Bolzano airport by his old friend President Luis Durnwalder and Guenther Cologna of the European Academy, who escorted him to his hotel. Tibetans were there on the steps to offer a traditional welcome.


Latest News

Avalokiteshvara Empowerment and Public Talk Conclude European Tour
October 22nd 2016
Milan, Italy, 22 October 2016 - The streets of Milan were empty and dark this morning as His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove out to the Rho Fiera Milano hall where he was to start rituals in preparation for the Avalokiteshvara empowerment he was going to give. The hall was still empty as he took his seat facing the ornate mandala pavilion, unwrapped the text and began. As the audience began to enter they were invited to sit quietly and join in reciting Om mani padme hung.

Giving Key Teachings in Milan
October 22nd 2016

Departure from Prague and Arrival in Milan
October 21st 2016

Visit to the Czech Senate Followed by a Public Talk
October 20th 2016

Forum 2000 - the Courage to Take Responsibility
October 19th 2016