In September, His Holiness Karmapa toured the Gopalpur TCV. SOS Tibetan Children's Village at Gopalpur. TCV Gopalpur is a children's community with 32 homes, educational complexes, a medical centre and hostels for boys and girls. His Holiness wil visit Uppert TCV in October.
Also in September, His Holiness received a visit from actor Jet Li. Li was an internationally renowned Wu Shu champion of China as a teenager, and has appeared in some 30 movies.