Mr. Parvez Dewan, Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and Karmapa Rinpoche inaugurated an exhibition of Tibetan and Islamic Calligraphy to highlight creativity as the highest form of spirituality at the India International Centre, New Delhi on August 8, 2014.
Works of two foremost calligraphers, Janab Anis Siddiqui and Jamyang Dorjee were on display. Scholars and prominent guests from various fields attended the inauguration including Ven. Professor Samdhong Rinpoche, Chancellor, Sanchi University of Buddhist and Indic Studies; Maulana Dr. Mufti Mohd Mukarram Ahmed, Shahi Imam of Masjid Fatepuri, Members of National Commission for Minorities Prof. Farida Abdula Khan and Mr. T Namgyal Shanoo, and the Representative of the Dalai Lama in New Delhi, Kasur Tempa Tsering.
Organized by the International Buddhist Confederation, the exhibition will be on public view between August 9 to 16, 2014.