The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama return to his temporal abode in exile, Dharamshala after a tour of more than a month to Delhi, Sansika, Mumbai and Bodhgaya on Friday early morning. His Holiness also congratulated the historic re-election of Nancy Pelosi as the speaker of the House.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama carried out three days teachings in the holy place of Sansika at the beginning of December. Following that His Holiness also graced the lecture series of the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai following which he reached Bodhgaya. His Holiness carried out a series of teachings, initiations and empowerment in Bodhgaya completing them by December 31. His Holiness left for New Delhi on January 2 and returned to Dharamshala in the morning of January 4.
According the official website of his office, His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulated Hon. Nancy Pelosi on her re-election as the Speaker of the U.S. Congress. He reiterated his belief that the United States is the leading nation of the free world and his confidence that in her role as the Speaker, she would help to lead during these difficult times.
“Your friendship, support and solidarity during this most difficult period in Tibet’s long history have been a source of hope, inspiration and strength in our enduring and challenging quest for justice and freedom” said His Holiness the Dalai Lama according to the report.
“Consequently, notwithstanding the uncertainty and unheavel we are presently witnessing in different parts of the world, including the continuing plight of my compatriots in Tibet, I remain hopeful and optimistic that ultimately truth, justice and human reasoning and decency will prevail”. added His Holiness.
Nancy Pelosi on Thursday was elected to a historic second term as the speaker of the House. The 78 years old representative remains the only woman to ever serve as Speaker of the House. She is also the first Californian, and the first Italian-American to lead a major party in Congress. As she is the only woman to have served as Speaker making her the highest-ranking female politician in American history.