TioNews - Hollywood actor Richard Gere visited Borobudur temple is located in Magelang, Central Java. His arrival to follow the footsteps of his great teacher, Buddha Athisa, who've been around a thousand years ago.
"I came to the Borobudur temple wants to follow in the footsteps of great teachers. I am also very pleased to come to Borobudur temple, "he told reporters at the Borobudur Temple Complex, Sunday, June 27, 2011.
Richard Gere came to the temple complex Syailendara Dynasty relics at around 17:40 pm. The arrival of the Buddhist actor had extended from the original schedule. Arriving at the temple complex of Borobudur, Richard Gere went straight to the reporter who had long waited for.
Furthermore, Richard Gere explains, why only now come to Borobudur temple, because his arrival as a karma. "This is karma, why I came to this temple," he said.
In fact, the diligent actor plans to support the struggle of the Dalai Lama from Tibet in the next day at around 04.00 pm will do the meditation at the stupa of Borobudur. "I'm not just going to touch the statue of Buddha (Kuntho Ben), but will also meditation on the stupa," he explained. (Report: Dawn Sodiq l Solo, umi)