Dalai Lama to visit Patna during Buddhist meet in Jan

Last Updated: Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 22:25

Patna: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama will visit Patna on January 5 to take part in the three-day International Buddhist meet, an official statement said here.

Representatives from different Buddhist countries will attend the January 5-7 meet.

The Nobel Peace prize winner monk had visited Patna in 2010 on the invitation of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. He inaugurated a Buddhist Smriti Park built on the ruins of an old jail building.

Kumar today held a meeting to take stock of preparations for the international convention where a seminar would also be held on the `Role of Buddhist Sangh in 21st Century.`

The event is being organised by the Bodhgaya Temple Management and co-sponsored by the state Art and Culture and Tourism departments, the statement added.


Download the all new Zee News app for Android and iOS to stay up to date with latest headlines and news stories in Politics, Entertainment, Sports, Technology, Business and much more from India and around the world.

First Published: Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 22:24

More from zeenews

comments powered by Disqus