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Anniversary of Dalai Lama’s 82nd birth marked in South Korea

Tibetan monks presiding over prayer ceremony for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 82nd birthday celebration in South Korea on 1 July 2017. (Photo courtesy: tibet.net)
Tibetan monks presiding over prayer ceremony for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 82nd birthday celebration in South Korea on 1 July 2017. (Photo courtesy: tibet.net)

(TibetanReview.net, Jul05, 2017) – Around 550 guests including 40 abbots from five Korean religious institutions and representatives from Sri Lankan and Laotian Buddhist communities joined a group of 15 Tibetan Buddhist monks to observe on Jul 1 the anniversary of the 82nd birth of Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. The event was organized by Tibet House in Korea.

The chief guest was Kasur Jetsun Pema, the Dalai Lama’s sister, who was accompanied by Mr Tempa Tsering the Tibetan leader’s New Delhi Representative. The introductory speech was given by Geshe Tenzin Namkha, the director of Tibet House, Korea.

The director of Buddhist Television Network was also among those who addressed the gathering.

The occasion featured a biographical photo exhibition on the Dalai Lama taken from a book written by Geshe Tenzin Namkha. Also, a Korean Broadcasting System documentary film showing the life of Tibetans in exile and an interview with the Dalai Lama was screened.

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