Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India – This morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote to Shri Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of the Southern Indian state of Kerala, to express his deep sadness at the tragic loss of life and property due to flooding and landslides in many parts of Kerala.
“I offer my condolences to you, to the families who have lost loved ones and to all affected by the devastation,” he wrote.
“I understand that the State government and concerned authorities are making every effort to provide help to those in need and that relief efforts are well underway. As a token of my sympathy, I would like to make a donation from the Dalai Lama Trust towards the rescue and relief efforts.”
His Holiness ended his letter, “With my prayers.”