August 26, 2010 – Kolkata
His Holiness Gyalwang Karmapa arrived at the Indian city of Kolkata on Thursday to pay tribute to Mother Teresa on her birth centenary.
His Holiness visited the Mother House in the afternoon where Sister Prema, the Superior General, Head of the Missionaries of Charity, received him. His Holiness offered a floral tribute at the place where Mother Teresa was laid to rest.
Later in the evening, His Holiness inaugurated a photo exhibition entitled “Spirit of Peace”. The Exhibition has contributions from 11 international and 4 national photographers. The Karmapa was the chief guest of the Mother’s birth centenary celebrations, organized by the Young Men’s Welfare Society.
His Holiness has arrived back to Dharamsala on the 29th of August, completing his visit to Kolkata.