Koyasan, Japan, 1 November 2011 (by Sherab Woeser, phayul.com) - Before beginning a hectic daylong schedule of preparations and preliminary teachings on the Vajra Dhatu initiation (Tib: Dorying), His Holiness the Dalai Lama took an early morning break from schedule for a short pilgrimage to Okuno-in, the mausoleum of Kobo Daishi.
|His Holiness the Dalai Lama and his
hosts crossing a bridge along the path to the mausoleum of Kobo Daishi,
the founder of Shingon Buddhism, at Okunoin in Koyasan, Japan, on
November 1, 2011. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL|
|His Holiness the Dalai Lama with monks from Namgyal Monastery during the teachings in Koyasan, Japan, on November 1, 2011. Photo/Kimimasa Mayama|
|"Kusha" grass is distributed to audience members as part of the preparation session of the Vajradhatu Initiation given by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Koyasan, Japan, on November 1, 2011. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL|