His Holiness the Dalai Lama Arrives in Nubra Valley

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Thursday morning arrived in the Nubra Valley by a plane. His Holiness was received by a warm welcome from the leaders of all the sections of the community in the valley at the Thoise airport and later presented a welcome ceremony at the Disket Monastery.

The welcoming party led by Thiksey Rinpoche, LAHDC acting president Gyal Wangyal, Nubra MLA Dedhen Namgyal, President of Ladakh Buddhist Association Nubra, SDM, and a representative from Muslim community, Ama Association, Youth Association presented a warm welcome to His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the airport. At the formal welcome ceremony at the Disket Monastery, Thiksey Rinpoche offered traditional offerings to His Holiness.

His Holiness the Dalai  Lama will grace the 6th Ladakh Yarchoe Chenmo which is based on secular debate inviting different background and religion to participate in it at the guidance of His Holiness will be held at Samstenling Monastery. The Tibetan spiritual leader will also address the students on ‘secular ethics’.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give a teaching on ‘Eight verse thought training’ (Lojong Tsegyma) and ‘In praise of dependent origination’(Tendrel Toepe) to the public of Nubra valley in the morning. In the afternoon His Holiness will visit a local mosque and meet with 170 Muslim; 40 from Turtuk, 30 from Bogdong and 100 from Nubra.” according to the report in the official website of Central Tibetan Administration.

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