US Conference of Mayors

Images of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the United States Conference of Mayors in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA on June 26, 2016.

US Conference of Mayors


Welcome to the official website of the Office of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.  His Holiness is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people. He frequently states that his life is guided by three major commitments: the promotion of basic human values or secular ethics in the interest of human happiness, the fostering of inter-religious harmony and the preservation of Tibet's Buddhist culture, a culture of peace and non-violence.

Explore here how His Holiness fulfils these commitments through his various activities his public talks, widespread international visits and publications.

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Interviewed by Lady Gaga Before Addressing the US Conference of Mayors Interviewed by Lady Gaga Before Addressing the US Conference of Mayors
June 27th 2016
Indianapolis, IN, USA, 26 June 2016 - On the final day of his current visit to the USA His Holiness the Dalai Lama was invited to give the keynote address to the 84th Annual Meeting of the US Conference of Mayors. He was met on arrival at the JW Marriott Hotel by the Conference President, Mayor of Baltimore, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

Discussions about Secular Ethics in Education and a Public Talk - Compassion as a Pillar of World Peace
June 26th 2016

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Meets Tibetans from Colorado and New Mexico
June 25th 2016

Eight Verses for Training the Mind and Educating the Heart and Mind
June 24th 2016


Upcoming Schedule

Birthday Celebration in Mundgod, Karnataka, India on July 6: His Holiness will participate in the concluding ceremony of the yearlong 80th Birthday Celebrations of H.H. the Dalai Lama in the morning at Drepung Monastery organized by the Geluk Organizing Committee.

Teaching in Rewalsar (Tso Pema), HP, India on July 13: His Holiness will give a teaching on Za Patrul Rinpoche's Heart Treasure of the Saints, The Practice of View, Meditation and Action: Speech that is Virtuous in the Beginning, Middle and End (thog tha bar sum du ge bai tam ta gom chod sum nyam len dam pai nying nor) in the afternoon. 

Teaching in Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India from August 12 and 13: On August 12, His Holiness will give a teaching on Atisha's Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment (jangchup lamdron) and Nagarjuna's Commentary on Bodhicitta (jangchup semdrel) at Thiksey Monastery. On August 13 morning, His Holiness will confer a Long Life Empowerment  and be offered a long life prayer at Thiksey Monastery.

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