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Vishwa Shanti Stupa unveiled

November 14, 2007 16:28 IST

Noble peace laureate Dalai Lama on Wednesday inaugurated the new Vishwa Shanti Stupa (World Peace Pagoda) in New Delhi. 

The Stupa, built 30 meters high and 37 meters in diameter, has a ramp that enables easy access to physically-challenged

individuals.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by several dignitaries.

Image: Dalai Lama inaugurating the Vishwa Shanti Stupa. 
Photograph: Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images