Riga, Latvia, 15 June, 2018: After the completion of a successful visit to Lithuania, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be arriving in Riga today on a three-day visit to Latvia.
On June 16 and 17 mornings, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will teach on Tsongkhapa’s In Praise of Dependant Origination (tendrel toepa) and Diamond Cutter Sutra (dorjee chodpa). On June 18 morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will confer Manjushree Empowerment (jamphelyang jenang) and Avalokisteswara Empowerment (chenrezig jenang). The teachings are being organized by Save Tibet Latvia, Save Tibet Foundation (Moscow) and Tibet Culture and Information Center, Moscow (Office of Tibet, Moscow) and the venue will be Skonto Hall.
For further information please see lv.dalailama.ru
Telo Tulku Rinpoche, Honorary Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for Mongolia, Russia and CIS said “We are happy to be hosting His Holiness the Dalai Lama for the fourth teaching for Russian and Baltic Buddhists. We are honored and blessed to have the opportunity to organize this teaching and for the opportunity to receive the Manjushri and Avalokiteswara Initiations. The diamond sutra is revered as an important text for all Kalmykia, Tuvans and Buryats and we are grateful to have His Holiness the Dalai Lama give new commentary to this important text.”
His Holiness the Dalai Lama will leave for India on the morning of 19th June 2018.
For further details contact:
Chonpel Tsering, Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for UK, Northern Europe, Baltic States & Poland
Telo Tulku Rinpoche, Honorary Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for Mongolia, Russia and CIS
Tenzin Kunga, Communications Officer, Office of Tibet, London