Monday, December 28, 2015

Sikkim Royal Photograph : Palden Thondup Namgyal appointed President of the Mahabodhi Society of India


In 1953, Crown Prince Palden Thondup Namgyal was appointed as President of the Mahabodhi Society of India, a South Asian Buddhist organization. Here, the Crown Prince addresses a crowd in Bodhgaya, India, during the 1956 celebrations for Buddha Jayanti, which marks Buddha’s birthday.
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