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Kalachakra Empowerment-2006 gets rolling

Newindpress, January 6 2006

AMARAVATI, Andhra Pradesh (India) -- The Kalachakra Empowerment-2006 formally started on Thursday on the banks of the river Krishna here with the Dalai Lama offering the earth ritual prayers at the specially-built Kalachakra temple.


Kalachakra an opportunity for meeting long lost friends and relatives

Andhracafe, Jan 7, 2006

Amaravati, India -- The ongoing Kalachakra is a great opportunity for monks and devotees from Tibet to meet their long lost friends and relatives.


Tibetan Buddhist pilgrim dies, fulfilling last wish

WebIndia123, Jan 6, 2006

Guntur, India -- An ailing Tibetan Buddhist pilgrim, who came for the Kalachakra programme in Amaravathi town, Guntur district, passed away in Guntur General Hospital here today.


Karmapa to attend Buddhist prayer in Bodh Gaya

NewKerala, Jan 6, 2006

Patna, India -- The 17th Karmapa, the spiritual head of the Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhists, will attend an eight-day prayer beginning Saturday in Bodh Gaya in Bihar, the birthplace of Buddhism.


Leh airport to be named after Kushok Bakula Rimpoche

The Hindu, Jan 7, 2006

NEW DELHI, India -- Leh airport would be renamed Kushok Bakula Rimpoche airport in memory of the Buddhist spiritual leader and the Head Lama of Ladakh.


Dalai Lama opens rare Buddhist congregation in Andhra Pradesh

By Ishak Mohammad, NewKerala, Jan 5, 2006

Amravati, Andhra Pradesh (India) -- Tibetan spiritual leader and Nobel laureate the Dalai Lama opened “Kalchakra” (wheel of time), the global conclave of Buddhist monks, in the Andhra Pradesh town of Amravati on Wednesday.


Dalai Lama set Kalachakra in motion

Press Trust of India, January 5, 2006

Amaravathi, Andhra Pradesh -- Buddhist spiritual leader Dalai Lama set in motion the 12-day Kalachakra (Wheel of Time) ritual in this ancient Buddish town with call for promotion of world peace and tolerance.


What?s Kalachakra all about?

Newindpress, January 5 2006

AMARAVATI, Andhra Pradesh (India) -- Kalachakra is a Buddhist tantric tradition belonging to the ‘highest yogic tantra,’ the empowerment for, which was taken up to a large number of people in Tibet.


Buddhist festival to be strictly vegetarian

Asian Age, January 4, 2006

Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh (India) -- The Kalachakra-2006, true to the concept of Ahimsa Paramodharmaha, as taught by Lord Buddha is going to be strictly vegetarian this time. For the first time in Kalachakra, only vegetarian food will be served to the Buddhist monks, tourists, in the restaurants set up by the organisers, Tibetans and local hotels.


Dalai Lama may not get visa to Sri Lanka

By Munza Mushtaq, Asian Tribune, Jan 5, 2006

Colombo, Sri Lanka -- Amidst reports of a possible visit by the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the to Sri Lanka, the Foreign Ministry is yet to receive a request seeking approval for such a visit.


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