Dalai Lama Returns to Dharamsala after South America Visit

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived Dharamshala today from a successful South America tour.

Tibetan Prime Minister Dr Lobsang Sangay, Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament Penpa Tsering and other dignitaries of the Central Tibetan Administration received the Dalai Lama at Gaggal airport. The local Tibetan community at Dharamsala also gave a rousing welcome to His Holiness on his return.

The Dalai Lama was away on 13-day-trip to South America and Canada. He gave Buddhist teachings and lectures in Canada, Mexico, Argentina and Brazil.

The Tibetan spiritual leader will give a four-day teaching on Nagarjuna's In Praise of Dhammadhatu (choying toepa) at his main temple on the request of a group of Taiwanese devotees from October 1.