Thursday, July 6, 2017

Happy 82nd Birthday, Dalai Lama!

Crystal Quintero, CC Liu, Ashley Wells (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly;

Thiksey Buddhist Monastery, Ladakh, high in the Himalayas, J&K, India (M. A. Hussain)

Consecrating a new Buddha statue at the Jokhang, July 5, 2017 (Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL)
Reciting prayers, the Jokhang, Leh, Ladkah, J&K, India, July 5, 2017 (Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL)
Greeting well-wishers along road as he arrives at the Jokhang, Leh (Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL)
Birthday celebrations and long life offering ceremony
Jokhang Square, the approach to the complex taken by most tourists to Ladakh today (wiki)
(July 6, 2017) The current Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso, born Lhamo Thondup, July 6, 1935) will be offered a long life offering by the Tibetan community in the regional capital of Leh in Ladakh (Buddhist India), in the state of Jammu & Kashmir, high in the Himalayas bordering Tibet, followed by the official celebrations of his 82nd birthday organized by the Tibetan community in Ladakh and the Ladakh Buddhist Association. The events will be held at the Shewatsel Teaching Ground in the morning starting from 8:00 am. More + PHOTOS

ALL things are impermanent, falling away.
China mad at India on Himalayan plateau
Art by Pres. G.W. Bush, fellow birthday boy

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