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"We Tibetans are looking for a legitimate and meaningful autonomy, an arrangement that would enable Tibetans to live within the framework of the People’s Republic of China."

Kalon Tripa Visits Educational and Religious Centres in Saharanpur

September 24, 2010

Central Tibetan Administration (CTA)
September 21, 2010

Kalon Tripa addresses students and faculty
members at Gyan Kailash School in Saharanpur

Dharamshala -- Kalon Tripa Prof Samdhong Rinpoche
yesterday visited Dharma Society of India in
Saharanpur where he unveiled a statue of Lord Buddha during a ceremony.

Senior Indian government officials including a
minister of state and other officials attended the function.

In his address to a gathering of about 1,500
people, Kalon Tripa stressed the importance of
understanding the teachings of Buddha through
study, contemplation and practice.

Kalon Tripa later visited Gyan Kailash School and
spoke to students on education and introduction to Buddhism.

Kalon Tripa interacts with members of the Tibetan community at Dickyiling

He left Saharanpur for Dickyiling Tibetan Settlement in Uttaranchal.

Speaking to Tibetan settlers, Kalon Tripa said
Tibetan monasteries and sweater sellers have been
self-reliant in terms of their livelihood. He
emphasised that among the general public those
who are dependent on stipends from the
administration must stand on their own feet.

Kalon Tripa will visit Tibetan community in Mussoorie.
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