His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday celebrated at Mindrolling Monastery in Clement Town, Dehra Dun along with the Dondrubling Tibetan Colony and the worldwide Mindrolling Sangha.
His Holiness’s 80th birthday was recognized through many great ceremonies and festivities spanning 3 days that included long life prayers, lamp offerings, and a commemorative photo exhibit. The Dondrubling community gathered, joyously celebrating and making offerings of Tibetan dance and traditional music and art. Along with many eminent guests the events were presided by Shri Vinod Chamoli, the Mayor of Dehra Dun, Shri Hira Singh Bist - Ex. Minister, Government of Uttarakhand, Shri Dr. Anand Kumar – National Co-convenor Core Group of Tibet’s Cause, and Smt. Nilam Sengal – President, BJP, Dehra Dun.
HE Khochhen Rinpoche lighting the birthday cake of HH the Dalai Lama
Tulkus of Mindrolling offering the Long Life prayer of HH the Dalai Lama
HE Khochhen Rinpoche addresses the gathering celebrating the birthday of HH the Dalai Lama
Assembly of monks, nuns and lay community members at the celebration of HH the Dalai Lama’s birthday
The gathered assembly at the celebration of HH the Dalai Lama’s birthday
HE Khochhen Rinpoche and chief guest the District Magistrate of
Dehra Dun arrives at Mindrolling to open the photo exhibition
A commemorative photo exhibition honouring His Holiness’s life and activities was held at Mindrolling.
Hundreds of visitors viewed the photo exhibition
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