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Kalon Tripa to visit Bodhgaya and Lucknow

December 6, 2010

Saturday, 4 December 2010
DHARAMSHALA: Kalon Tripa Professor Samdhong Rinpoche is scheduled to visit Bodhgaya and Lucknow from 8 - 11 December 2010. He will leave Dharamsala Monday next week.

Kalon Tripa will be chief guest on the occasion of Karmapa 900, the commencement of a year-long commemoration of the 900th birth anniversary of the First Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa or the Karmapa lineage (1110-2010). His Eminence the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje will also attend the opening ceremony at the Kagyu Monlam Stage in Bodhgaya, India, on 8 December. (Watch live webcast from 8:00 to 11:00 am Indian Standard Time).

Kalon Tripa will join the entourage of His Holiness the Dalai Lama during the latter's two-day visit in Lucknow from 10 - 11 December.

At the invitation of Dharma Society of India, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give a day-long discourse on Buddhist teachings under the theme of 'The relevance of Buddhism in the present scenario of the world' on 10 December.

On 11 December, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will inaugurate the '11th International Conference of Chief Justices of the World on Article 51 of the Constitution of India'.
Kalon Tripa will return to Dharamsala on 13 December.
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