Dalai Lama’s 81st Birthday: The 14th “Dalai Lama” named Tenzin Gyatso will be celebrating his Birthday today, on Wednesday as he turns 81 years old.
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The luminary’s Birthday will also be celebrated in French Parliament. The Bureau du Tibet in alignment with the Tibet Groups in the French National Assembly and Senate, hosted a joint reception to commemorate the celebrations of the current Dalai Lama of Tibet at the National Assembly.
The birthday of the Tibetan Spiritual Leader, the “Dalai Lama” will be celebrated on Wednesday in Mcleodganj at the main Tibetan temple in Tsuglagkhang.
Well, “Dalai Lama” have been important. They are basically some important monks from the Gelug School. Gelug School is one of the youngest amongst the schools of Tibetan Buddhism and are headed by the Ganden Tripas. The Central Government of Tibet, the Ganden Phodrang, has laid some temporal duties to the hands of “Dalai Lama”.
Dalai Lama’s 81st Birthday
As of today, Tenzin Gyatso is the 14th Dalai Lama. He was born in Taktser village of Tibet. He was initially selected as the “tulku” of the 13th Dalai Lama and was later formally recognised as the 14th Dalai Lama in 1939.
Today, he along with all the Tibetan followers, celebrate his 81st birthday with many big countries celebrating it’s with great joy and happiness. He has been quoted by many for his quest for basic human rights and freedom of expression.
Coming back to Mcleodganj, the celebrations in Mcleodganj, 8 am will witness the commencement of the rituals and events. The same comprise of the cultural presentations from TCV schools, TIPA group (Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts), Indo-Tibetan Friendship association and other various such organisations as informed by the spokesperson of Tibetan Government Jamphel Shonu.
The occasion will mark the felicitation of the three civil servants, for there implicit services for a tenure of more than 25 years at the Central Administration by the Officiating Sikyong.
Also there has been a word from the officials that “Dalai Lama” shall participate in the concluding ceremony of the yearlong. Later he is also expected to show up at his birthday celebrations organised by the Geluk Oraganization at the Drepung Monastery in Karnataka Mundgod Tomorrow.
The celebrations at Mcleodganj and French Parliamnet have been talked about. Taiwan, yet another in the row, marked his holiness Dalai Lama’s 81st Birthday.
Numerous prayer assemblies and musical concerts have been summoned, along with photo exhibition and film screenings to commemorate the day.
The Taiwan Office of Tibet celebrated the 81st birthday of his holiness Dalai Lama, by throwing a grand reception at the Zhongying Building.
The reception was attended by around 600 people, consisting of Tibetans as well as reps and members of over 35 Tibetan and Chinese Buddhist dharma centres in Taiwan.