Dalai Lama offers prayers for Sheila Dikshit

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Dharamsala, July 22 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has offered prayers for former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit who passed away recently, describing her as a close friend of the Tibetan people.

In a letter written to her son Sandeep Dikshit, the Dalai Lama said: “I am sorry to learn about your mother’s passing away.”

“Your mother lived a meaningful life, devoted to the service of others. It was an honour to meet her over the years. She was a close friend of the Tibetan people.”

Sheila Dikshit, 81, passed away following a cardiac arrest at a private hospital in Delhi on July 20.

–IANS

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