Nagpur: A delegation of seven Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns, led by the Tibetan settlement officer Jigme Tsultrim participated in the 4th International Buddhist Peace Conference held in Nagpur from 17 to 18 October.
The 4th International Buddhist Peace Conference was organised under the leadership of Adv. Sulekha Tai Kumbhare, Indian politician and founder of the Bahujan Republican Ekta Manch, a regional political party from Maharashtra state.
Representatives from seven Buddhist countries including Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Sri Lanka took part in the conference.
Through their active involvement in the conference, Tibetan monastics representatives successfully advocated the leadership of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Tibetan Buddhist community in reviving Tibetan Buddhism in India in the aftermath of the Chinese invasion and the current flourishing of Tibetan Buddhism in India and elsewhere.
Settlement officer Jigme Tsultrim had earlier discussed the participation of Tibetan Buddhist monastics in the conference during the celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama 83rd birthday at the Mundgod settlement. Sulekha Tai Kumbhare attended the celebration as the chief event.
Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment and member of Rajya Sabha, Minister Rajkumar Bhodale. Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Shri. Nitin Gadkari and Shri K.J.Alphons were present at the second-day conference.