Carol & John Llewellyn
Forest Lawn June 29, 2000
Dalai Lama
On June 29, 2000, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama visited Forest Lawn to bless the Shi-tro Mandala for Universal Peace—the first three dimensional Tibetan Mandala to be constructed in the United States.
John and Lama Gyatso greeting His Holiness the Dalai Lama. (below) The Shi-tro Mandala under construction
John gave His Holiness the Dalai Lama is a tour of the Forest Lawn Museum.
Dalai Lama with John Llewellyn and Lynn Reitnouer Lama Gyatso, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, John, and Forest Lawn Board Chair, Lynn Reitnouer.

mandala under construction

Dalai Lama examines the mandala
Dalai Lama in the Hall of the Crucifixion-Resurrection (above) His Holiness the Dalai Lama examines the Shi-tro Mandala (left) His Holiness the Dalai Lama teaches to a large audience in Forest Lawn’s Hall of the Crucifixion/Resurrection. (above) Seated in the Forest Lawn Museum, His Holiness the Dalai Lama received a traditional Buddhist welcome.