JK Guv meets Dalai Lama

  • PTI, PTI, Srinagar
  • Updated: Jul 05, 2014 20:44 IST

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra Saturday called on Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, who is in Leh region for the Kalachakra ceremonies.

"On the eve of the 33rd Kalachakra Initiation, the Governor visited Chuglamasar at Leh and had audience with His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama," an official spokesman said here.

"The Dalai Lama is in Leh to bless the several lakh devotees who shall be visiting there in connection with the Kalachakra ceremonies," he said.

The Governor and the spiritual leader exchanged views about the crucial importance of all nations working towards world harmony and peace amongst people of all races, regions and religions, the spokesman said.

Vohra also greeted the Dalai Lama on his 79th birthday and wished him continuing successes in his ongoing endeavours to restore faith and compassionate understanding in the world at large, the spokesman added.

The Kalachakra (wheel of time) ceremony is held for world peace and for the smooth flourishing of Tibetan Buddhism.

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