Laureates & Leaders Summit

Images of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Laureates & Leaders Summit held at Rastrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, India on December 10, 2016.
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Laureates & Leaders Summit

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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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Laureates and Leaders for Children Summit Laureates and Leaders for Children Summit
December 10th 2016
New Delhi, India, 10 December 2016 - At daybreak Delhi was shrouded in thick fog, which gradually lifted as the sun rose. By the time His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove to the Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre, within the residential complex of the President of India, the day was looking bright. He had been invited to participate in the opening session of the inaugural Laureates and Leaders for Children Summit organized by the Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation.

Ambedkar University Convocation — Tibet House and Men-tsee-khang Anniversaries
December 9th 2016

Tibetan Pilgrims Listen to His Holiness the Dalai Lama in the Tsuglagkhang
November 30th 2016

Visiting Saitama Medical University
November 26th 2016

 

Upcoming Schedule

Kalachakra in Bodhgaya, Bihar, India from January 3 to 14: His Holiness will give the Kalachakra at the request of the Kashag of the Central Tibetan Administration. From January 3 to 5, His Holiness 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 January 6 to 8, His Holiness will give preliminary teachings on Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life and Kamalashila's The Middling Stages of Meditation. On January 9, the Kalachakra Ritual Dance will be performed by the monks of Namgyal Monastery. His Holiness will confer the Kalachakra Initiation from January 10 to 13. On January 14, a long life empowerment and offering prayers for the long life of His Holiness will be performed. (Note: His Holiness is considering adding an extra day for the preliminary teachings to be scheduled on January 5. Should this be confirmed, the ground preparation rituals will begin on January 2. This will not be decided until a few days before the start. We apologize for the uncertainty. Also, for those listening to the translation, please bring your own FM radios since it will not be possible to get radios in Bodhgaya.)

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