April 6, 2009 – Dharamsala
His Holiness Dalai Lama and Gyalwang Karmapa joined by eminent religious leaders from various religious faiths for conference on Sunday at the Dhukhor temple, Tsuklakhang .
The Gyalwang Karmapa was conferred with the India Splendor Award 2009 for his contributions to World Peace.
The second conference on ‘the Indian view for global peace’ is themed “Reciprocity: Base for universal Interconnectedness”.
The conference was participated among others by His Holiness Jagadguru Shankaracharya Swami Divyanand Teerthji Maharaj of Bhanpura Peeth, His Holiness Chidanand Saraswati, Jain Muni Acharya Sri Roopchandra ji, Rev. D S Uchida and His Holiness Swami Parmanand Saraswati.
Dr. Bhupendra Kumar Modi of India Splendor, which is organizing the event, presided over the conference. Dr. Modi, an Indian industrialist, is also one of the patrons of Mahabodhi Society of India.
Dr Modi, on behalf of the peace conference, appealed the Dalai Lama to accept the Indian citizenship and to help lead the global movement for peace from India.
The event is sponsored by Purna Holistic Center, Indian Council of Religious Leaders, Mahabodhi Society of India, Sri Jwalamukhi Mandir Trust, Ekal Vidyalaya, Vaish Federation, Parmarth Niketan, Himalayan Buddhist Cultural Association and Jyotimarth avantar Bhanpura Peeth.
His Holiness Gyalwang Karmapa was conferred the
India Splendor Award 2009 for his “contribution to world peace”