Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today arrived in Dharamsala his exile hometown in Northern India, after a three-week visit to the US and Canada.
Thousands of Tibetans in their traditional dress carrying Khata or traditional white scarves, flowers and incense, joined by local Indian residents and well-wishers, lined up on both the sides of the road to welcome His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
During visit His Holiness gave series of Buddhist teachings, public talks, and took part in dialogues on peace and education, the Dalai Lama received the first-ever Tom Lantos Human Rights Awarda from US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and met the US governmental officials and members of Congress.
According to an official site of the Central Tibetan Administration, the Dalai Lama will begin a four-day teaching series for devotees from Taiwan at Tsuglagkhang Temple, from October 15 to 18, and from 20 to 22 October, His Holiness will give teachings on The Four Noble Truths at the request of a group of Southeast Asian Buddhists.
Some information for this report was provided by Tibet.net.