Bodh Gaya: Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama was on Wednesday presented the Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Peace and Reconciliation on the fourth day of the ten-day Kalachakra initiations.
The grand daughter of Mahatma Gandhi, Ila Gandhi, presented the award, instituted in 2003, to the Dalai Lama at the Kalachakra ground in Bodh Gaya.
Ila Gandhi, who is based in South Africa, is chairman of the Gandhi Development Trust, which gives the award.
In his acceptance speech, the spiritual leader said it was a happy moment for him to recall Mahatama Gandhi who had experimented with non-violence to gain freedom for India. ...more
06:55 PM, Jan 04, 2012