Bodh Gaya (Bihar): Hollywood star Richard Gere looked spellbound listening to the discourses of the Dalai Lama on meditation today.
on meditation for improvement of one`s personality.
"Meditation can lead to welfare of human being," the spiritual leader said.
Gere had reached Patna on Monday without informing the state government and travelled here in a private vehicle to attend the discourses by the Dalai Lama at the Kalchakra Maidan.
A celebrity practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism, Gere reached Bodh Gaya incognito and met his spiritual guru and exchanged greetings with monks.
The Dalai Lama`s five-day teaching session organised on the occasion of the the seven-day Geluk Monlam Puja at Mahabodhi Mahavihara here will end tomorrow.