33.6 C
New Delhi
Sunday, March 7, 2021

Dalai Lama’s 81st birthday marked in Tokyo

Home Kalon addressing the guests during His Holiness 81st Birthday Celebration Party, Hotel Okura. (Photo courtesy: tibet.net)
Home Kalon addressing the guests during His Holiness 81st Birthday Celebration Party, Hotel Okura. (Photo courtesy: tibet.net)

(TibetanReview.net, Jul06, 2016) – The 81st birthday of Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, was marked in Japan’s capital Tokyo on Jul 2 with a public reception attended by Japanese MPs and other public figures as well as guests and Tibetans. Mr Sonam Topgyal Khorlatsang, Kalon (Minister) for Department of Home of the Central Tibetan Administration, Dharamshala, India, was the chief guest. The venue was Hotel Okura.

Those who attended the event included Mr Makino Seishu, founder of Japanese parliamentary group for Tibet and Chairman of Human Rights Foundation, and Koichi Hiraoka, executive director and principal of Seifu high school.

The reception began with an offering of mendel before a portrait of the Dalai Lama by the chief guest, which was followed by a long life prayer offering by Tibetans in Japan.

Earlier on Jul 2, Mr Khorlatsang gave public talk on the situation of Tibetan refugees in India and new arrivals from Tibet at the Keisho Den hall in Gokokuji Temple, Tokyo.

The day before, Mr Korlatsang was reported to have met with Mr Watanabe Miki, an MP from the Liberal Democratic Party. He was also reported to have met in Osaka with Mr Hiraoka Hidenobu, Chairman of Seifu High School and to have given a talk to students on the topic “We must know what is happening in Tibet”.

Related Articles

Dalai Lama gets his first Covid-19 jab

(TibetanReview.net, Mar06’21) – Tibet’s exile spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, received the first dose of his Covid-19 vaccine this morning....

Covid-19 has caused more mass trauma than WW2: WHO chief

(TibetanReview.net, Mar06’21) – The spread of the Covid-19 infection which became a global pandemic because China brutally suppressed information about its outbreak...

Annual survey ranks Tibet, with Syria, as world’s least free region

(TibetanReview.net, Mar04’21) – Tibet is the least free country or territory in the world, along with war-ravage Syria. This is the finding...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Stay Connected

6,210FansLike
772FollowersFollow
7,292FollowersFollow
- Advertisement -

Latest Articles

China to ‘support’ Tibet in building passageway to South Asia

(TibetanReview.net, Mar06’21) – China has said Mar 5 that it will help the local Tibet Autonomous Region government to build an important...

Local ‘Tibet’ gov’t to spend 190 bln yuan on transportation projects

(TibetanReview.net, Mar06’21) – Building roads and later on airports and railway lines has been particularly important for China during its invasion of...

Dalai Lama gets his first Covid-19 jab

(TibetanReview.net, Mar06’21) – Tibet’s exile spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, received the first dose of his Covid-19 vaccine this morning....

Covid-19 has caused more mass trauma than WW2: WHO chief

(TibetanReview.net, Mar06’21) – The spread of the Covid-19 infection which became a global pandemic because China brutally suppressed information about its outbreak...

Three Tibetans held for not registering WeChat group, one in hospital with both legs broken

(TibetanReview.net, Mar04’21) – For failing to register with local authorities a WeChat group they had setup in mid-February, China has arrested on...