Dalai Lama reaches Bodh Gaya to take part in 7-day puja
Gaya: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai
Lama arrived in Bodh Gaya on Monday to take part in the seven-day
Geluk Monlam puja at the Mahabodhi Mahavihara.
The Dalai Lama reached Bodh Gaya by a chartered flight
to deliver discourses at the Kalchakra maidan for five
consecutive days from tomorrow.
The spiritual leader would visit the UNESCO-declared
world heritage Mahabodhi temple to offer prayers, Bodh Gaya
Temple Management Committee member Arvind Kumar Singh said.
Stringent security arrangements have been made in view
of the threat perception to the Dalai Lama, officials said.
Bihar Home Secretary Aamir Subhani said the Dalai Lama
would be provided security as per protocol. The spiritual
leader has Z-plus security.
The Dalai Lama would also inaugurate a multi-media
museum and have a look at new stone carvings on Buddha`s life,
in the mahavihara premises.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Over 60 cadets killed in Pakistan police academy attack
- Panel discussion over vote bank politics on Hinduism
- DNA: Terrorists' new strategy of snatching weapons from Indian security personnel
- Watch: PM Narendra Modi's ''progressive'' remark on triple talaq
- Panel discussion over delayed development in Ayodhya
- Explosion in Delhi's Naya Bazar, one killed; anti-terror wing, Special cell at spot
- WATCH: Akhilesh Yadav's emotional speech revealing the real reason behind Samajwadi Party crisis; he was about to cry
- India vs New Zealand: Awestruck Kiwis witness MS Dhoni driving his Hummer in Ranchi, and photo goes viral
- Lashkar-e-Toiba claims responsibility for Uri attack in posters pasted in Pakistan town
- Naya Bazar explosion: Home Ministry seeks report from Delhi Police; one dead, 5 injured