MOSCOW, Russia: On the occasion of 28th anniversary of conferement of world most prestigious “Nobel Peace Prize” on His Holiness the Dalai Lama, over 300 people gathered at the assembly hall of the Technological College in the city of Moscow, Russia to commemorate the occasion.
Welcoming everyone at the auspicious gathering, honorary Representative Telo Tulku Rinpoche said, “Today we are gathered here to celebrate and rejoice this special day. A day when His Holiness the Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violence struggle for the Tibetan Cause and for his tireless work to promote Human Values, inter religious harmony and the Tibetan peoples struggle for peace and justice”.
Prior to the main event, Telo Tulku Rinpoche gave a brief talk titled “Refuge in the new Millennium”.
During the occasion a new audio book titled “Dalai Lama, My son: A mothers tale” written by Gyalyum Chenmo Diki Tsering was published in Russian by “Ocean of Compassion” together with “Nomin Tug” and narrated by Galina Volchek, a well-known Soviet and Russian theater and Film Director, actress and educator.
The audio book tells a story of how Gyalyum Chenmo Diki Tsering la lived through the drastic transformation from a hard-working farm girl on the high plains of Tibet to an esteemed political figure at the center of an international debate. She reveals life at the heart of Tibet’s most difficult time and relationship with communist china, the persecution of the Tibetan people, and her family’s sorrowful flight to India in 1959. Gyalyum Chenmo Diki Tsering la explains her difficult transition not as trails overcome, but as inevitable and cleansing paths to follow.
As a gesture of compassion 300 audiobooks was donated to the center for the blind in Russia to be distributed.
A brief film was presented to the public Titled “The Dalai Lama in Riga” which showed highlights and interviews of the Russian Buddhist who attended the last teachings for Russian Buddhist Held in Riga, Latvia in September 2017.
-Report filed by Office of Tibet, Moscow-