PHOTOS of HH, the Karmapa ( Feb. 18, 2000)
On February 18th, 2000, the leaders of Tibetan Buddhism and thousands of well wishers gathered at the Main Temple in Dharamsala, India to celebrate the 60th anniversary of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama's Enthronement. There were religious ceremonies, speeches, dances, and the first performace of 'A Joyful Aspiration', a poem written by His Holiness, the Karmapa during his escape into exile. and set to music by the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts. You can read news accounts of the event from BBC.