Dalai Lama

The fourteenth Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Mahayana Buddhism, performs a Kalachakra sermon at the millenium celebration of Tabo Monastery. The sermon is one of the most important initiations in the Tantric tradition, having a special significance for world peace. Unlike other Tantric initiations, which are usually very private affairs, the Kalachakra is given before large public audiences. A symbol of perfect creation and the cycles of existence, Kalachakra means ‘wheel of time.’

Tabo, Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh

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