His Holiness the Dalai Lama Leaves for Europe

His Holiness the Dalai Lama with CTA president Dr Lobsang Sangay and Security Secretary Wangchuk Phasur at Kangra Airport on his way to Europe via New Delhi on 10 June 2018. Photo/Tenzin Phende/DIIR

DHARAMSHALA: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama left Dharamshala today for an eleven-day visit to Europe. In Europe, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will visit the two Baltic countries of Lithuania and Latvia.

In Vilnius, the capital city of Lithuania, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will confer a talk on Human Values in Education in the morning of 13 June. The talk is organised by the University of Vilnius. The next day on 14 June, His Holiness will confer another public talk on The Art of Happiness in the morning. The talk is organised by House of Tibet (Vilnius) at the Siemens Arena.

From 16 – 18 June, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be in Riga, Latvia. In the mornings of 16 and 17 June, His Holiness will confer a teaching on Tsongkhapa’s In Praise of Dependent Origination (tendrel toepa) and Diamond Cutter Sutra (dorjee chodpa). On 18 June, His Holiness will confer a Manjushree Empowerment (jamphelyang jenang). The teachings are jointly organised by Save Tibet Latvia, Save Tibet Foundation (Moscow) and Tibet Culture and Information Center (Moscow). All three teachings will be held at Skonto Hall in Riga.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be back in Dharamshala on 20 June.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Kangra airport on 10 June 2018. Photo/Tenzin Phende/DIIR