Dalai Lama Leads Holy Month Saka Dawa Prayers

Dharamshala: The Dalai Lama presided over the prayer ceremony for the sacred month of Saka Dawa at the main Tibetan temple (Tsuglagkhang) on Saturday (4.6.2022).

Saka Dawa, the fourth month according to the Tibetan calendar, is considered the most sacred month in which Buddha Shakyamuni displayed the deeds of birth, enlightenment and Parinirvana.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Presiding Over Saka Dawa Prayer at Tsuglagkhang

Since Friday, Tibetans have been gathering at Tsuglagkhang to pray for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and to receive His blessings.

Tibetans and followers of Tibetan Buddhism observe Saka Dawa by paying special attention to their dharma practice, visiting holy sites to offer prayers and engaging in spiritual activities. During Saka Dawa, the merits generated through prayers and practices are considered to multiply millions of times.

Arvind Sharma is an award winning bi-lingual journalist with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked with Divya Himachal, Dainik Jagran, Dainik Bhasker, Vir Partap, Ajit and PTI. In 2010, he was conferred the Himachal Kesri journalism award. He reports on the Tibetan Government in Exile, politics, sports, tourism and other topics. He lives in Dharamshala.

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