Hindu Temple Holds Prayers for Dalai Lama’s Quick Recovery

While the Buddhist spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama was going through treatment for chest infection at the Max Hospital in New Delhi, devotees at a Hindu temple South India held prayers for his quick recovery. The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama spent three days undergoing treatment at the hospital.

Devotees and Archakas worshipped on Thursday to pray for the quick recovery of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who was undergoing treatment for a lung infection in New Delhi. Thousands of people performed one additional pradakshina for his speedy recovery, according to the local news report in Telangana Today.

The report added the prayer gathering consisted of Chief priests Dr M V Soundararajan and C S Gopalakrishna who urged for calm and urged Tibetans not to be alarmed at the news of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s treatment. The Chief priest had personally been enquiring the Dalai Lama’s personal physicians about his health.

Chilkur Balaji Temple has a special relationship with His Holiness the Dalai Lama because he was one of the very few Religious leaders who congratulated the Archaka when he lifted a Dalit for temple darshan last year. Dr. Soundararajan while saying that His Holiness is an irreplaceable spiritual leader, also urged China not interfere in the reincarnation of the Buddhist spiritual leader.

Besides the Hindu Temple, devotees from around the world, especially Tibetans offered their prayers and well wishes for the speedy recovery of the His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Many Tibetans have also urged for the providing more time to rest for His Holiness by extensively minimizing public engagements that he presently engaged with. On Friday morning, the 83 year old spiritual leader was discharged from the hospital and said that he is feeling almost normal while acknowledging the prayers offered by his devotees.

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