His Holiness visited Agra, Etah and Kannauj Districts of Uttar Pradesh
In July 2005, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Samaj Sudhar Samiti issued an invitation to His Holiness, the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Trinley Thaye Dorje to install and bless Buddha statues at five Buddha Viharas in Uttar Pradesh. Following the invitation, His Holiness visited Agra as well as the Etah and Kannauj Districts of Uttar Pradesh from November 24 to 27, 2005.
His Holiness expressed happiness at all the Viharas and thanked the organizers for facilitating the meeting of the followers and devotees of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
His Holiness advised that the Buddha Dharma’s message of compassion and equality could overcome suffering and ensure peace for all living beings.
November 24 to 27th, Inauguration of Buddha Viharas in Agra and four villages in Uttar Pradesh, India