Auspicious were offered to His Holiness of the Dalai Lama by officials of Tibetan Government in Exile including justice commissioner, speaker of the Tibetan Parliament, Kalon Tripa, members of the Kashag, members of Parliament, former Kalons. To express their gratitude to the great service, Dalai Lama has rendered to the Tibetan people in particular and world in general.
"This offering ceremony held at the main hall of Drepung monastery has a historical significance; as the Gaden Phodrang, the residence of former Dalai Lamas, is in this monastery." says Dalai Lama after the offering ceremony. His Holiness also begins his teachings on the commentary of Manjusrinamasamgiti by Gedun Gyatso, His Holiness has received this teaching lineage from Dilgo Khentse Rinpoche around 30 years ago.