Dalai Lama to deliver peace lecture in Pune

November 4th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS  

Dharamsala, Nov 4 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual guru the Dalai Lama will address a seminar on non-violence at Pune Nov 8, a statement of the Tibetan government-in-exile said here Tuesday.The seminar is being organised by the Sarvodaya Samaj, a group of followers of Mahatma Gandhi.

Prime minister of the government-in-exile Samdhong Rinpoche will also attend the seminar.

The Dalai Lama, along with many of his supporters, fled Tibet and took refuge in this Indian hill station in 1959. He has ever since been heading the Tibetan government-in-exile from here, which is not recognised by any country in the world.

The spiritual guru is on a week-long visit to Japan these days.

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