Montreal, Canada, 6 September 2011 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived in Montreal this afternoon for a two-dayvisit to the town. At the airport, His Holiness was received by Kasur Lobsang Nyandak Zayul, Representative of H.H. the Dalai Lama to the Americas, Prof. Arvind Sharma of McGill University, who is the convenor of the second Global Congress on World's Religions after September 11; and Ms. Shelagh Mills of the Canada Tibet Committee, which are hosting him for this visit.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is greeted in traditional Tibetan manner on his arrival in Montreal, Canada, on September 6, 2011. Photo/Don Loga
Onhis arrival at the hotel, His Holiness alighted from his car ahead of the entrance to acknowledge the greetings of members of the Tibetan community and other well-wishers who had gathered there. Two children ofthe community offered the traditional Droso Chema as the people sang a song of welcome in Tibetan. Among those who received him included Khensur Lobsang Jamyang of the Manjushri Buddhist Centre; Ms. Dicky Choyang, member of the Tibetan Parliament from North America; and Mr. Tashi Wangyal, president of the Tibetan Cultural Association of Quebec (Tibetan Community in Montreal).
On September 7, 2011, His Holiness will be visiting the Manjushri Buddhist Centre and giving an audience to the Tibetan community. He willthen deliver a keynote address to the Second Global Congress on World’sReligions after September 11 and give a public talk in the afternoon, organized by the Canada Tibet Committee.
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Nguyện đem công đức này, trang nghiêm Phật Tịnh Độ, trên đền bốn ơn nặng, dưới cứu khổ ba đường, nếu có người thấy nghe, đều phát lòng Bồ Đề, hết một báo thân này, sinh qua cõi Cực Lạc.
May the Merit and virtue,accrued from this work, adorn the Buddhas pureland, Repay the four great kindnesses above, andrelieve the suffering of those on the three paths below, may those who see or hear of these efforts generates Bodhi Mind, spend their lives devoted to the Buddha Dharma, the Land of Ultimate Bliss.