|Headlines Vol. 3 Issue No. 21||February 7 - 21, 2005|
Dalai Lama to visit Sikkim between April 20-28
The 14th Dalai Lama will visit Sikkim between April 20 and 28 for the inauguration of the first Tibetan Monastery in the state at Chandmari.He will also go to Samdrupche Monastery, where a 135-feet statue of Guru Rinpoche has been constructed, during his visit, sources in Buddhist organisations said.They, however, added that the spiritual leader might not visitthe Rumtek monastery, the headquarters of the Karma Kague sect.
Buddhist organisations are preparing to welcome Dalai Lama, the head of the
Gelugpa sect of Mahayana Buddhism, which forms the majority of the Tibetan
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