Dalai Lama Receives the White Lotus Order

December 17th 2006

Dharamsala, 10 December 2006 (Phayul / Phurbu Thinley) - While the day can be commemorated as the 58th Anniversary of World Human Rights Day, for Tibetans it marks the 17th auspicious anniversary of the conferment of the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama (in 1989). But this year there is one more special reason for Tibetans to celebrate the day in complete delight.

In a special ceremony held here today, coinciding the special occasion of the day, the exiled Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama was presented the White Lotus Order, the highest civilian award of the Russia
 

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