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Dalai Lama's visit, 2007 (1st of 2)

Dalai Lama's visit, 2007

These excited Buddhist monks are waiting for their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at Auckland's Vector Arena (now Spark Arena) in June 2007. A capacity crowd of 10,000 filled the arena to hear the exiled Tibetan leader speak. During his 2007 visit the Dalai Lama met with Sir Edmund Hillary, a close friend for many years.

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Paul Morris, 'Diverse religions - Forms of Buddhism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 July 2024)

Story by Paul Morris, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 12 Jul 2018