Dalai Lama Traveling From Mundgod To Bylakuppe By Road

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama traveling from Mundgod to Bylakuppe by road in a span of two days journey today. His Holiness is currently on a visit to South India where he has completed his week long stay at the Tibetan settlement in Mundgod and he will be gracing the Tibetan settlement Bylakuppe to carry out programs at the monasteries there.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama bestowed teachings on Tsongkapa’s “Three Principal Aspects of the Path” at Gaden Lachi, Mundgod on Sunday to a gathering of hundreds of monks and laypeople gathered at Gaden Lachi for the teaching. The Tibetan spiritual leader mentioned that there is slight change in schedule due to minor health problems for previous few days.

His Holiness was originally planned to arrive by a special flight from Hubballi and land at the Mysuru airport and proceed to Bylakuppe – which is about 87 km from the city in a motorcade. However, now it confirmed that he will make the entire journey by road in a span of two days period where the distance will be around 400 km.

While His Holiness suffered from a cold and exhaustion from the programs at the Drepung Monastery, the private doctors have suggested that he is much better now. He has left from Mundgod Tibetan settlement today and is schedule to arrive in Bylakuppe tomorrow.

His Holiness is scheduled to carry out programs at five monasteries in the settlement including the inauguration of Sera Mey courtyard and a teaching on Tsongkhapa’s In Praise of Dependent Origination (tendrel toepa) in the morning of December 21. His Holiness is scheduled to leave for Bengaluru on Saturday.

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