New Delhi, India, 15th December 2012 - A significant and inspiring event took place today in New Delhi, capital of India the country where Buddhism originated 2600 years ago, when a group of Thai elders among nearly 50 monks and scholars met to engage in an inter-Buddhist dialogue with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Discussants from the Thai side included Phrarajnyanakavi, Phra Dr Anil Sakya, Phra Paisal Visalo, Dr Seksan Presertkul, Dr Krissanapong Kirtikara and Dr Veerathai Santiprabhob, while His Holiness was accompanied by Prof Samdhong Rinpoche, Geshe Ngawang Samten, Geshe Lhakdor and Geshe Dorji Damdul. Nearly 300 lay Buddhists from Thailand listened rapt to their deliberations.
|His Holiness the Dalai Lama bowing to the audience at the start of the discussion with Thai Buddhist scholars and monks in New Delhi, India, on December 15, 2012. Photo/Jeremy Russell/OHHDL|
|His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Thai Buddhist scholars during their discussion in New Delhi, India, on December 15, 2012. Photo/Jeremy Russell/OHHDL|