Guwahati, Mar 21 (PTI) An Assamese translation of the Dalai Lama’s first autobiography “My Land and my People” will be released by the Tibetan spiritual leader at the IIT, Guwahati during his forthcoming visit to the state.

“Mor Desh aru Mur Manuh”, title of the Assamese translation, is published by Lawyers’ Book Stall, a 75-year-old publishing house, and will be released on April two, the owner of the publishing house, Bhaskar Dutta Baruah, said today.

The Dalai Lama will also deliver a public speech and participate in an interactive session at the programme jointly organised by the Lawyer’s Book Stall and IIT, Guwahati.

“Mor Desh aru Mor Manuh” is the first Assamese version of any book written by the revered spiritual leader translated by Indrani Laskar, Dutta Baruah said.

Some of the Dalai Lama’s notable publications are: Beyond Religion-Ethics for a Whole World (2012), The Universe in a Single Atom (2005), Ethics for a New Millennium (1999), The Art of Happiness (1998), and Freedom in Exile (1991).

Dutta Baruah said the publishing house planned to translate some more of his works in Assamese.

The Dalai Lama is also scheduled to attend the concluding function of the platinum jubilee celebration of The Assam Tribune and the golden jubilee of the Dainik Asom on April one.

He will also deliver a talk on A Human Approach to World Peace on the occasion which will be followed by an interactive session.

A visit to Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh by the spiritual leader is also scheduled.

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