Friday, February 21, 2014

Dalai Lama visiting US for series of public talks

Pat Macpherson, CC Liu, Wisdom Quarterly;
Yesterday, the Dalai Lama visited the American Enterprise Institute for a talk on "Unlocking the Mind and Human Happiness” (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images/Washington Post).
14th Dalai Lama
The following is the Dalai Lama's public schedule abroad and in India, where he lives. Tickets are required for most events. Contact organizers directly or visit the websites given below for details. While most events in India are free, the majority of events abroad require tickets. NOTE: It is a long-standing policy of the Dalai Lama that he does NOT accept any fees for his talks. Where ticket purchase is necessary, organizers are requested to charge the minimum entrance fee to cover costs only. Dates subject to change.
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Public Talk, San Francisco, California, USA on Feb. 22, 2014: public talk in the afternoon at Davies Symphony Hall. Contact:
Public Talk in Berkeley, California, USA on Feb. 23: public talk on How To Achieve Happiness in the morning at the Berkeley Community Theater. Contact:
Dialogue in Santa Clara, California, USA on Feb. 24: dialogue on the theme of Compassion and Business at Santa Clara University organized by CCARE and Santa Clara University. 
Public Talk in Los Angeles, California, USA on Feb. 25:
The L.A. Forum, home of mega rockstars
public talk on Non-Violence and the Effects of Compassion in the 21st Century at the Forum in the afternoon organized by The Lourdes Foundation.
Talk in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA on March 1: talk at the 26th annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum in the morning at the Minneapolis Convention Center organized by The Nobel Peace Prize Forum and Augsburg College.
Tibetan New Year Celebration in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA on March 2: Tibetan New Year celebrations in the morning at Augsburg College organized by the Tibetan American Foundation of Minnesota.
Talk in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA on March 2: talk on The Nature of Happiness, Fulfillment, and Embodiment in the afternoon at Macalester College. 
Richard Gere greets the Dalai Lama in DC
Public Talk in Washington, D.C., USA on March 7: public talk on Beyond Religion: Ethics for the Whole World in the morning organized by the National Cathedral and the Office of Tibet.
Teachings in Dharamsala, Himalchal Pradesh state, India on March 16: short teaching from the Jataka Tales (Buddhist Rebirth Stories) in the morning at the Main Tibetan Temple.
Talk in New Delhi, India on March 20: talk on Success, Ethics, and Happiness in the afternoon at Lady Shri Ram College for Women.
Teaching in Livorno, Italy on June 14 & 15: teachings on Nagarjuna's Letter to a Friend (shetring) on June 14th. He will confer an Avalokiteshvara Initiation (chenresig wang jigten wangchuk) on the morning of June 15th. The teachings are being held at PalaLivorno at the request of Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa. Contact:
Public Talk in Livorno, Italy on June 15: a public talk on Compassionate Ethics in the afternoon at PalaLivorno. Contact:

(BK) Kalachakra 2012 ceremony. WATCH entire movie on This movie was not made for profit or fame. Its creators only want to share its message for all humankind delivering it as widely as possible.
Kalachakra in Leh, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir state, India from July 3 to 14: giving of the Kalachakra at the request of the two main organizers, the Ladakh Buddhist Association and the Ladakh Gonpa Association. The Tibetan Kongpo Association and the Tibetan Jonang Association are co-sponsors. During the first three days of the Kalachakra, from July 3 to 5, the Dalai Lama, along with the monks of Namgyal Monastery and senior lamas, will conduct rituals which prepare and consecrate the venue. These include chanting of prayers, creation of the sand mandala, and other rituals. From July 6 to 8, the Dalai Lama will give preliminary teachings on Nagarjuna's Letter to a Friend (shetring). On July 9, the Kalachakra Ritual Dance will be performed by the monks of Namgyal Monastery. The Dalai Lama will confer the Kalachakra Initiation from July 10 to 13. On July 14, a long life empowerment (tsewang) and a ceremony offering prayers for his long life will be performed. Contact:

(NAA) The 32nd Kalachakra (short movie)

Discussion in Hamburg, Germany on August 23: leading a discussion on Secular Ethics - Human Values in Our Lives. Contact:
Teaching in Hamburg, Germany from August 24 to 26: teachings on Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug) on August 24 and 25. He will confer an Avalokiteshvara Initiation (chenresig wang jigten wangchuk) on the morning of August 26. Contact: More

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