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Dalai Lama says India is best place for him, won't return to China
Dalai Lama
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Dalai Lama says India is best place for him, won't return to China

| @indiablooms | 19 Dec 2022, 07:19 pm

Dharamshala: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, while talking to media persons Monday at Kangra airport before leaving for Delhi on way to Bodhgaya, said he prefers India as best place for him and Kangra is Pandit Nehru 's best choice for him and there was no point in returning to China.

Speaking to media persons at Kangra airport in Himachal Pradesh, Dalai Lama replied to a question asking for his comment on Tawang issue Dalai Lama said , "Now things... Generally speaking, are improving, I think in Europe and Africa and also in Asia. Now China also is more flexible but there is no point to return to China. I prefer India, which is the best place."

Dalai Lama this morning departed for Kangra airport at around 10:30 am from his residence in Thekchen Choling and was greeted by Tibetan devotees on his way to the airport.

Dalai Lama left Dharamshala for a visit to Delhi and Bihar.

Dalai Lama is scheduled to stay in Delhi for two-three days and then he will go to Bodhgya in Bihar for spiritual teachings and other events.

Apart from a few meetings and events in Delhi, the Dalai Lama will have a health check up.

He said he will have a health check up for his physical condition but he has otherwise no problem.

He said he had a little pain in his left arm near the shoulder but there was no other problem.

As per his schedule, Dalai Lama is first visiting Gurgaon Salwan Education Trust, a school near Delhi, on December 21, which he had previously visited in 2017.

From December 29-31, the Dalai Lama will give a three-day teaching on Nagarjuna’s “Commentary on Bodhichitta” at the Kalachakra Teaching Ground in Bodhgaya, Bihar.

On January 1, 2023 the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will attend a Long Life Prayer offered to him by the Geluk Tibetan Buddhist Tradition at the Kalachakra Teaching Ground.

(With UNI inputs)

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