On July 31, Panchen Erdeni Choskyi Gyalpo , a member of the Standing Committee of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), vice president of the Buddhist Association of China, and president of the association’s Tibet branch, arrived in Lhasa to carry out research and Buddhist activities.
The 11th Panchen Lama arrives by plane at Gonggar Airport in Lhasa.
Phagpalha Geleg Namgyal, vice chairman of the National Committee of CPPCC, honorary chairman of the Buddhist Association of China, and chairman of the CPPCC Tibet Autonomous Regional Committee, exchanges greetings and Khada with the 11th Panchen Lama.
Later, the 11th Panchen Lama arrived at the Panchen Lama’s palace, XuelinDorje Palace located in Lhasa.
The 11th Panchen Lama, surrounded by eminent monks, sends his greetings to monks and the faithful.
The 11th Panchen Lama throws highland barley in the air, praying for a good harvest.
Monks and the faithful hold white Khadas in their hands, awaiting the arrival of the 11th Panchen Lama.