Nearly 50 monks and scholars met to engage in an inter-Buddhist dialogue with the Dalai Lama on Saturday. The 2-day inter-buddhist dialogue was held in New Delhi.
The senior most Theravadin monk who has led 45 summar retreats and the Abbot of Wat Pah Sai Ngam Ven. Phrakhru Nokkrotthammaphon requested the Dalai Lama to live long and to lead the Buddhist world.
Kasur Tempa Tsering, representative of the Dalai Lama in New Delhi said the event was organized to establish relationship between Thai and Tibetan buddhists and to build greater understanding between the two traditions.
Former head of the Tibetan administration Professor Samdhong Rinpoche, Vice-Chancellor of Central Tibetan University in Varanasi Professor Geshe Ngawang Samten, Director of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives in Dharamsala Geshe Lakdor and the Director of Tibet House in New Delhi, Geshe Dorje Damdul were among the Tibetan scholars who participated in the dialogue with the Dalai Lama.
The 76-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader arrived in Delhi on December 14, 2012 and will stay till January 4, 2013. During his long stay in Delhi, the Dalai Lama will receive teachings from Gaden Tripa Rizong Rinpoche and will also give 4-day teachings to Russian Buddhists and will deliver two lectures.