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Dalai Lama Leads Hundreds of Tibetans in Special Prayers


Dharamsala that all the heads of the four Buddhist seect and Bon head attended a prayer meeting. Presided over by the Dalai Lama along with several thousand Tibetans and foreigners including the three pillars of Tibetan government-in-exile, staff members, students attended the great prayer at Tsuglagkhang on Sunday morning to offer prayers for those killed in Tibet since 1989 during protests and demonstration against China.

Hundreds of Tibetan monks and exiles gathered at the Buddhist temple Tsuglagkhang to offer prayers for those killed in Tibet since 1989 during protests and demonstration against China.

"This prayer is being headed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and other Tibetan Buddhist leaders. All the Tibetans gather here on March 8 every year. Many Tibetans have died under Chinese oppression Last year. Many Tibetans have been killed by Chinese, many suffered and many died in the prison," said Sonam, Secretary, Department of Information and International Relations Tibetan Government-in-Exile.

This prayer was organised by Department of Religious Affairs to pay graditude to those who gave their life and got imprisoned during the imposition of Martial law in Tibet in March 1989.

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