Guwahati : Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who is touring North Eastern states, today flagged off Double Ascent Mt Everest Expedition, 2017 being led by Arunachalee Everester Anshu Jamsenpa.
Guwahati, Apr 04 (UNI) Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who is touring North Eastern states, today flagged off Double Ascent Mt Everest Expedition, 2017 being led by Arunachalee Everester Anshu Jamsenpa. The Indian tricolor flag was handed over to Anshu by the Dalai Lama in Guwahati here today to be unfurled on the top of the world -- Mt Everest. Anshu presented a photo frame of her earlier successful summit to the Dalai Lama as a token of love and respect. Speaking to media, Anshu said, "Meeting His Holiness The Living Buddha and getting his blessings in person is one of the most treasured and blessed day of my life. I shall cherish it for life long especially the close warm hug. It will always motivate me and infuse strength to overcome all my struggles of life." Anshu is in quest to better her own national and international mountaineering records. Mountaineering being one of the costliest adventure sports, many corporate and public sector undertakings like North Eastern Council, State Bank of India, Topcem Cement, NEEPCO Ltd and NRL have come forward to support her mountaineering endeavours.
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