His Holiness the Dalai Lama told attendees of the Kalachakra Empowerment at Bodhgaya, India that he believes he will live to be 100 years old. The post Dalai Lama, at Kalachakra event, says “I think I can say I’ll live to be 100” appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Monks strain to capture a photo of the Dalai Lama at the Kalachakra festival in Bodh Gaya India Jan. 13. #enlightenment #buddhism #india #india_gram #indiatravel #indiapictures #kalachakra #bodhgaya #monks #selfies A photo posted by Annie Gowen (@anniegowen) on Jan 15, 2017 at 4:46am PST Rows of saffron-robed monks chanted and swayed in unison, interrupted only […]
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India, 14 January 2017 - Crowds two or three metres deep lined the road as His Holiness the Dalai Lama made the short journey from Namgyal Monastery to the Kalachakra Temple hoping to catch a glimpse of him once again this morning.
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India, 13 January 2017 - Since His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived in Bodhgaya more than two weeks ago, the misty skies have cleared and the sun has come out, but there remains a chill in the air. As he did yesterday, His Holiness came early to the Kalachakra Temple to perform the preparatory rites for the empowerment, which took him four hours.
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India, 12 January 2017 - Today, His Holiness the Dalai Lama made another early start. He took his seat in the Kalachakra Temple at half past six to prepare for the granting of the empowerments.
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India, 11 January 2017 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama left his residence at Namgyal Monastery early this morning to spend four and a half hours performing the prerequisite rituals for the Kalachakra Empowerment. These involved prayers, sadhanas, consecration of the vase, generation in front, offerings, ritual cake offerings and self-generation practices.
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India, 10 January 2017 - Overnight rain in Bodhgaya laid the dust, leaving roads wet and muddy, but improving prospects for umbrella sellers. Before setting out for the Kalachakra Temple, His Holiness the Dalai Lama gave an interview to Australian former war correspondent Michael Ware for National Geographic Television.
The Grand Kalachakra Empowerment, as given by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, is now underway. The post Kalachakra is led by Dalai Lama in Bodhgaya; Karmapa in attendance appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India, 9 January 2016 - After several brighter days, today, early morning mist and cloud had returned when His Holiness the Dalai Lama made the short journey from Namgyal Monastery to the Kalachakra Temple. He participated in a longer session of preparatory rites, accompanied and supported by the usual team of monks.
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India, 7 January 2017 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama joined the preparatory rituals for the Kalachakra Empowerment again this morning, as he will every day until the Empowerment is complete. Construction of the mandala had made great progress. Show More Summary
Chinese authorites have warned Tibetans not to attend His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Kalachakra ceremonies, calling the event "illegal," Radio Free Asia reports. The post China deems Dalai Lama’s Kalachakra ceremonies illegal to attend appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India, 5 January 2017 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama participated in the preparatory rites for the Kalachakra empowerment again this morning. Construction of the sand mandala proceeds apace. After a succession of misty days, today the sun came out. An estimated 100,000 people from 85 countries have reached here for the Kalachakra Empowerment so far.
Thousands of mostly Tibetan pilgrims who travelled to India for a rare Buddhist ceremony held by the Dalai Lama have returned to China under pressure from Beijing, organisers said Wednesday. The 81-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader will...Show More Summary
We hope you kept the gift receipt for The Book of Joy because this kid's hooking us up with the SparkNotes version. Instagram user Sam Woulidge uploaded a precious video of her son, Seb, pretending to read the Dalai Lama and DesmondShow More Summary
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India, 2 January 2016 - It was cold and misty this morning, when, just before 7 o’clock, His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove out of Namgyal Monastery. Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay, Parliamentary Speaker Khenpo Sonam Temphel and Religious & Cultural Affairs Kalon Ven Karma Gelek walked, ceremonial incense in hand, before his car to the nearby Kalachakra ground.
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India, 31 December 2016 - After lunch today, His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove to the Kalachakra teaching ground to meet approximately 2000 students from 25 different schools in the vicinity of Bodhgaya. The occasion was organized by the Inter-religious Friends Association of Bodhgaya. Show More Summary
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India, 29 December 2016 - Addressing pilgrims who are about to return to Tibet, first thing this morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama told them they were a source of inspiration to Tibetans in exile. He spoke of the value of Tibetan religious traditions and stressed the need to study and develop a sound understanding. Show More Summary
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India, 28 December 2016 - A wintry sun shone as His Holiness the Dalai Lama took off this morning from Delhi for Patna, capital of Bihar. On arrival, he was received by Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar. Together they drove...Show More Summary
This year, nearly everyone met an untimely end. Fortunately they had clones or body doubles -- or a new sitcom in the case of the Dalai Lama.
Delhi, India, 26 December 2016 - As he stood on the throne, His Holiness the Dalai Lama waved to the people at the back of the hall. Once he was seated he suggested not reciting the entire ‘Heart Sutra’ but only the mantra with its accompanying...Show More Summary