The Dalai Lama Arrives in Poland བོད་སྐད།

The Dalai Lama arrived at Warsaw, the capital of the Republic of Poland on Monday evening. His Holiness will be receiving honorary citizenship of the City of Warsaw on Wednesday. This is the Dalai Lama's fourth visit to Poland .

On Tuesday morning he gave a lecture, entitled “The Value of Education & Universal Responsibility” at the University of Warsaw, then attend an official lunch hosted by the Mayor of Warsaw and the Chairwoman of the Warsaw City Council. Following the official lunch, the Tibetan spiritual and temporal leader will be escorted by City officials to visit the Warsaw Rising Museum dedicated to the sacrifices made by thousands of Polish people to regain Poland’s independence.

Later in the day His Holiness will open the Traditional Tibetan Herbal Health Clinic Co Ltd at the invitation of Ven Dr Tenzin Jangchub, a former student of the Dharamsala-based Tibetan Medical and Astrological Institute. The opening of this first Tibetan medical clinic in Poland is to be attended by some prominent medical figures, including Mr Pawel Trzcinski, President of the Polish Society on Health Communication and Dr Konstanty Radziwill, President of European Chamber of Doctors. The Dalai Lama will leave Warsaw for Germany on 29 July.

Some information for this report was provided by TibetNet.