CTA Offers Life Long Prayer for Kundun's 80th Birthday
He talked about the decline of studies in the Tibetan monastic institutions in India.
Ruthok monastery in Tibet was founded in 1337 C.E. and during the time of 7th Dalai Lama, it was put under Sera Je monastery in central Tibet.
He urged the monastic institutions not to indulge in politics, and the local people to learn Tibetan language if they want to study the words of Buddha [Kangyur] and treatises written by Indian Pandits.
The program featured poetry and songs in praise of the Dalai Lama to take part in the Central Tibetan Administration's '2014 year of Dalai Lama.'
The main initiation of Kalachakra will begin on July 10 and conclude on July 12, 2014.
Prayers and celebration were held in Moscow, Ulan Ude, Elista, Kyzyl, and St. Petersburg Aryadeva Buddhist Center.
The Ladakhis and devotees from across the world celebrated his 79th birthday at Zhewetsal, the venue of 33rd Kalachakra Teaching and Initiation.
The 14th Kashag is observing 2014 as the 'Year of the Great 14th Dalai Lama' to express our boundless appreciation of the Dalai Lama’s great accomplishments for the cause of Tibet.
He inaugurated the newly built community hall sponsored by the Dalai Lama Trust.
Likir monastery was built during the rule of King Lhachen Gyalpo (1050-80 A.D.) prince of Lhachen Jangchub Sempa (1020-50)