Dalai Lama Leaves Bodh Gaya for Medical Tests in Delhi

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama has completed his longest sojourn at the holy site of Bodh Gaya on Sunday and left for New Delhi according the official website of his office. His Holiness left from the holy site after almost a month long stay and he is scheduled to go under medical tests before leaving fro Dharamshala.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama left from Bodh Gaya on Sunday for New Delhi where he is scheduled to go under medical tests before leaving for his temporary abode, Dharamsala on February 1. Before leaving for the Gaya airport, His Holiness visited the Mahabodhi Temple and the Seat of Enlightenment to pay his respects.

“This morning as people thronged the Bodhgaya streets to see him off, His Holiness the Dalai Lama first visited the Mahabodhi Stupa to pay his respects before the image of Buddha in the main chapel and at the Seat of Enlightenment. He then drove to Gaya airport to fly to Delhi, where he will undergo routine medical tests before returning to Dharamsala on 1st February.” said the report in the official website of OHHDL on Sunday.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama granted special audience to many members of the local Indian administration and their families on Saturday according to the report. His Holiness also received and congratulated Kathok Getse Rinpoche, newly elected Head of the Nyingma Tradition and they even had tea together.

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama is scheduled to give a short teaching from the Jataka Tales in the morning at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamshala on March 2 later this year.

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