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Arunachal CM Pema Khandu joins 89th birthday celebrations of His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama at historic monastery

Arunachal CM Pema Khandu joins 89th birthday celebrations of His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama at historic monastery

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu attended the celebration of the 89th birthday of His Holiness the Great 14th Dalai Lama at the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama, Rin Chen Tsang Yang Gyatso Urge Ling Monastery. 

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Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu attended the celebration of the 89th birthday of His Holiness the Great 14th Dalai Lama at the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama, Rin Chen Tsang Yang Gyatso Urge Ling Monastery. 

In a message on his official platform, Khandu expressed his honor at participating in the event alongside DoKAA Chairperson Shri Jambey Wangdi, MLA Shri Namgey Tsering, the Abbot of Tawang Monastery His Eminence Shedling Tulku Thupten Tendar Rinpoche, former MLA Shri Tsering Tashi, and other distinguished guests.

The celebration featured a vibrant cultural event and a heartfelt Den-Tsik Monlam prayer ceremony conducted by the monks of Tawang Monastery. 

The festivities included a cake-cutting ceremony in honor of His Holiness. Chief Minister Khandu highlighted the joy of celebrating this auspicious occasion and expressed hope that the Dalai Lama's teachings of compassion and peace continue to inspire everyone.

Earlier, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu marked the 89th birthday of His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama with a heartfelt tribute at Urgelling, the revered birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama. In a gesture symbolizing commitment to His Holiness's enduring message of peace, compassion, and environmental stewardship, Chief Minister Khandu led a tree planting ceremony.

"This initiative," Chief Minister Khandu stated, "embodies the profound impact and timeless wisdom of His Holiness on our lives and the world." The saplings, now rooted in Urgelling's sacred soil, are intended to grow as a testament to these values.

Earlier, Chief Minister Khandu had declared the birthday of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama as the Universal Day of Compassion, celebrated annually on July 6th. This tribute, he emphasized, honors His Holiness's visionary leadership and unwavering commitment to humanity.

"May this special day," Chief Minister Khandu urged, "inspire us all to embrace compassion, empathy, and kindness, fostering a more harmonious world."

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Edited By: Nandita Borah
Published On: Jul 06, 2024