Budapest, Hungary, 20 September, 2010 - “At 16 years-old I lost my freedom and at the age of 24, I lost my country”, said His Holiness the Dalai Lama during an address to the Members of the Hungarian Parliament and invited guests this morning. “Last 51 years, I remained a refugee.”
|His Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses Members of the Hungarian Parliament on September 20th, 2010. Photo/Gáti Kornél|
His Holiness spoke about the October 1956 Hungarian revolution against the Soviet rule. He said at that time he was in Tibet but emotionally felt very close to those freedom fighters.
|Mr. József Ékes- President of Tibet Group in the Parliament leading His Holiness the Dalai Lama inside the Hungarian Parliament . Photo/Gáti Kornél|
|His Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses students and members of the faculty of Central European University. on September 20th, 2010. Photo/Gáti Kornél|