Dalai Lama's rapturous welcome at Buddhist monastery
Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has spoken to huge crowds during a visit to Tawang monastery near India's border with China.
The 81-year-old Buddhist monk and Nobel peace laureate was welcomed with flags, musicians and dancers in traditional costumes.
The Dalai Lama's visit shines a spotlight on a sensitive region that is controlled by India but also claimed by China.
- From the section Asia