The Dalai Lama intends at the end of the year to resume the Buddhist teachings in India
The Dalai Lama, who is on February, at the quarantine in pandemic coronavirus, has said it is ready to resume teaching for the followers of Buddhism in face-to-face format at the end of this year in India.
"With regard to the pandemic at the end of this year or early next, the situation must change. I would really like again (to conduct the exercise - ed.) in Sugakane, the main temple (Dharamsala), and at the end of this year I'm determined to go to Bodhgaya and to teach the doctrines of there," said the Dalai Lama during an online exercise, conducted at the request of Indian Buddhists.
He noted that he sees the aim of spiritual practice is to try to share their knowledge with the largest possible number of people, and "determined to teach, teach, teach".
As said the Director of the Fund "Save Tibet", the leading Russian-language version of the official website of the Dalai Lama Yulia Zhironkina, the city of Bodhgaya, located in the Indian state of Bihar, is the holiest place of Buddhist pilgrimage. "In this place some 2550 years ago, the founder of Buddhism Shakyamuni Buddha attained full awakening. His Holiness the Dalai Lama has repeatedly stated his desire to attend a yearly Bodhgaya in the winter months," - wrote in his Facebook Zhironkin.
According to the schedule published on the official website of the religious leader, in the next two months, the Dalai Lama will continue to teach the doctrines of the remotely. From 4 to 6 August, at the request of Tibetan youth will host a three-day teachings on je Tsongkhapa's essay "in Praise of dependent origin", and from 4 to 6 September at the request of Buddhists from Asian countries held exercises to work Gyalse togmey sangpo "37 bodhisattva practices" and the work of je Tsongkhapa "the Three pillars of the way."
The XIV Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso was born July 6, 1935 in the village of Taktser in the North-East of Tibet. In 1937 he was recognized as the reincarnation of his predecessor, the Dalai Lama XIII, and in 1940 enthroned. After inclusion of Tibet in China, the Dalai Lama in 1959 moved to India. His residence in Dharamsala in the Northern state of Himachal Pradesh, in the foothills of the Himalayas. For educational activities in different countries and peacekeeping efforts, the Dalai Lama was awarded in 1989 the Nobel peace prize. He pays special attention to development of education and interaction of Buddhism with modern science throughout life, and in recent years, actively cooperating with prominent Russian scientists.