October 17, 2012
Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe
Tibetans in traditional garb were joined by neighbors as they waited to welcome the Dalai Lama to Medford Tuesday.
Kunsang Ngamdung (left) and Tsering Ngamdung (right) waited in line to see the Dalai Lama.
Tenzin Kalsang, 17, helped Tenzin Choedon, 13, with her traditional dance costume before their performance.
Traditional Tibetan Tashi Sholpa dancers waited for the Dalai Lama to arrive.
The Dalai Lama arrived at the Kurukulla Center for Buddhist Studies.
Tara Lobsang listened to the Dalai Lama at the Kurukulla Center for Buddhist Studies.
The Dalai Lama received a baseball cap and a key to the city of Medford from Mayor Michael J. McGlynn at the Kurukulla Center for Buddhist Studies Tuesday.
The Dalai Lama spoke to a crowd of 1,800 about his efforts to help people cultivate inner peace and to promote harmony among religions.
The Dalai Lama spoke to the crowd.