Buddha Chetana, a platform for progressive growth of Buddha dharma and Buddhist philosophy in North East India organised a long-life prayer offering to the 14th Dalai Lama, in collaboration with International Brotherhood Mission at the premises of International Brotherhood Mission in Dibrugarh on Sunday. The prayer offering was attended by Venerable Acharya B Karuna Shastri
Mahathera (Founder and General Secretary – International Brotherhood Mission),Soumyadeep Datta (Convener of Buddha Chetana & Regional Coordinator – Assam & Meghalaya – Core Group for Tibetan cause), Lama Shastri Sange (Sangag chhokhorling Monastery, Margherita), Shyamal Barua (Organising secretary, International Brotherhood Mission), Buddhist monks and lamas.
The prayer offering was attended by a large group of Tibetans residing in Dibrugarh.
The gathering offered their special prayers to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama for his long life, good health and benediction for all living beings.
Born in a remote village of the traditional Tibetan region of Amdo on March 6, 1935, the 14th Dalai Lama is the highest spiritual leader of all Tibetans and is held with greatest reverence by Buddhists all over world. He is the spiritual head and an ordained monk of Gelug school, the newest school of Tibetan Buddhism. He is revered as the embodiment of Avalokiteshvara, the Buddha of great compassion.