Dalai Lama's rapturous welcome
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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.

  • 08 Apr
  • From the section Asia
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