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Tibetans Welcome Dalai Lama in Washington, DC

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The Dalai Lama received a traditional welcome on his arrival at the Park Hyatt Hotel, Washington, D.C on March 5, 2014 of his two day visit.

The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader arrived in Washington after celebrating Tibetan New Year of wood horse with the Tibetans residing in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

This was the Dalai Lama's first Tibetan new year celebration in the west.

He is scheduled for a meeting with the United States Congressional leaders at the Capitol Hill on March 6, 2014.