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Dalai Lama Lays the Foundation Stone of the Tibet Center, Austria


Dalai Lama laid the foundation stone of Tibet Center in Huttenberg. Representative Gyaltsen tells VOA that Heinrich Harrer has been the main force behind the center in his home town of Huttenberg. The center is to be developed into an International Center Higher Tibetan Studies and the Tibetan Health Center where individuals could study Buddhist philosophy, Tibetan medicine and Tibetan art and culture. Mr. Gyaltsen adds that His Holiness also addressed a huge press conference. The provincial government represented by a six-member delegation headed by Governor Jorg Haider held a lunch banquet in honor His Holiness. Following the laying of the foundation stone of Tibet Center, the Dalai Lama visited the grave of Prof. Harrer, paid tribute and prayed for his late friend
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