• Short Summary

    TIBET'S EXILED DALAI LAMA, WHO ARRIVED IN JAPAN FOR A TWO-WEEK UNOFFICIAL VISIT ON MONDAY (25 SEPT), OPENED AND EXHIBITION OF TIBETAN TREASURES AT A TOKYO DEPARTMENT STORE YESTERDAY (TUESDAY).

  • Description

    TIBET'S EXILED DALAI LAMA, WHO ARRIVED IN JAPAN FOR A TWO-WEEK UNOFFICIAL VISIT ON MONDAY (25 SEPT), OPENED AND EXHIBITION OF TIBETAN TREASURES AT A TOKYO DEPARTMENT STORE YESTERDAY (TUESDAY). THE DALAI LAMA'S TRIP TO JAPAN IS HIS FIRST VISIT ABROAD SINCE HE FLED FROM HASA TO INDIA IN 1959.

    ON HIS ARRIVAL IN TOKYO THE SMILING, BESPECTACLED SPIRITUAL LEADER, DRESSED IN A BUDDHISTS ROBE AND WEARING SANDALS, WAS GREETED BY THE INDIAN CHARGE D'AFFAIRES, MR. J.C. AZMANE AND JAPANESE BUDDHIST OFFICIALS.

    HE IS IN JAPAN AT THE INITIATION OF THE BUDDHIST EVANGELICAL ASSOCIATION.

    THE EXHIBITION, WHICH WILL BE TOURING JAPANESE CITIES FOR THE NEXT FIVE WEEKS IS MADE UP LARGELY OF THE DALAI LAMA'S PERSONAL POSSESSIONS. THE 200 EXHIBITS INCLUDE SCROLLS, BUDDHA STATUES, HANDICRAFTS AND TRADITIONAL COSTUMES.

    THE DALAI LAMA WAS WELCOMED TO THE OPENING BY MR. MATSTARO SHORIKI, CHAIRMAN OF THE TOKYO NEWSPAPER WHICH IS SPONSORING THE EXHIBITION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3HCNVUSEBN6FZNEW3KVWDLC4E
    Media URN:
    VLVA3HCNVUSEBN6FZNEW3KVWDLC4E
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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