New Delhi, 23 December 2006 (By Tenzin Dickyi, Phayul) - India Tourism Development Corporation The Ashok in partnership with The Foundation for Universal Responsibility (FUR) organized four days teaching on 'A first Course in Buddhism' by His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Hotel Ashok, New Delhi which commenced today.
The organizer of the event, The foundation for Universal responsibility of His Holiness the Dalai Lama is a non-profit, non-sectarian, non-denominational, organization established with the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to His Holiness in 1989. FUR aims at bringing together men and women of different faiths, professions and nationalities, through a range of initiatives and mutually sustaining collaborations.
The event began with the felicitation of a traditional white Tibetan scarf (Khatak) to His Holiness by Mr.Rajiv Mehrotra, Trustee/Secretary of FUR.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama, while expressing deep appreciation for the organizers of the event said,