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Religious Pilgrimages Of India

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KALCHAKRA

 

The Religious Pilgrimage of Indian Buddhist

Kalchakra or the Wheel of Life consists of a series of ceremonies having different stages during which rituals are performed according to the Buddhist scriptures and each day His Holiness Dalai Lama, the fourteenth, addresses a sermon to the followers.

Thousands of devotees from India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Japan, Thailand, Singapore and other parts of the world attend these ceremonies. Originally the first two Kalchakras were held in Norbu Lingka, Lhasa, Tibet, in 1954 and 1956.
BuddhistHowever, after Dalai Lama's exile to India, the Kalchakra was held in 1970 in Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh.Buddhist So far 15 Kalchakras have been held in India at Bylakuppe, Karnataka (1971), Bodh Gaya (1974, 1985), Leh (1976), Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh (1982), Tabo, Himachal Pradesh (1983), Zanskar, Ladakh (1988), Sarnath, U.P. (1990), Peo, Kinnaur (1992), Gangtok, Sikkim (1993), Jispa, Himachal Pradesh (1994), Mundgod, South India (1995), Tabo, Himachal Pradesh (June 1996) and Salugara, West Bengal (December 1996), including the first one in Dharamshala in 1970. Buddhist The Kalchakras held outside India include Madison, USA (1981), Rikon, Switzerland (1985), Los Angeles, USA (1989), New York, USA (1991), Barcelona, Spain (1994), Ulanbaator, Mongolia (1995) and Sydney, Australia, in September 1996.
 

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