His Holiness the Dalai Lama Expresses his Sadness over the Earthquake in Italy

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Expresses his Sadness over the Earthquake in Italy

August 26th 2016

Dharamsala, HP, India, 26 August 2016 - In a letter to the Prime Minister of Italy, Matteo Renzi, His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his sadness at hearing reports of the devastating earthquake that struck Central Italy with loss of many lives and injuries to many people as well as widespread damage to property. His Holiness offered his condolences to the Prime Minister and to those that lost members of their families, friends and their homes in the tragedy.

A Farewell Lunch at Shiwatsel in Honour of His Holiness the Dalai Lama
A Farewell Lunch at Shiwatsel in Honour of His Holiness the Dalai Lama
August 25th 2016
Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India, 24 August 2016 - On the final day of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s visit to Ladakh this year, the Ladakh Buddhist Association (LBA) offered a lunch in his honour in an ornate tent erected on the Shiwatsel ground where he had recently given teachings. Senior members of all Ladakh’s Buddhist traditions, Ganden Tri Rinpoche Rizong Rinpoche and Thiksey Rinpoche among them, and other dignitaries attended.
‘Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life’ Concluded
‘Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life’ Concluded
August 22nd 2016
‘Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India, 20 & 21 August 2016 (from news reports) - Continuing to teach Shantideva’s ‘A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life’ His Holiness the Dalai Lama today suggested: "The more we practice altruism and help others, the more we will benefit ourselves. The resultant peace of mind helps us live longer, able to serve humanity longer."
‘A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life’
‘A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life’
August 21st 2016
Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India, 18 & 19 August 2016 (from news reports) - Almost thirty thousand devotees thronged the Shiwatsel ground to attend teachings by His Holiness the Dalai Lama here today. Four days of teachings, with sessions in the mornings only, have been organized by the Ladakh Buddhist Association of Leh in collaboration with various volunteer organizations.
Visiting Islamia Public High School, the Ladakh Nun's Association and Imam Bargah Mosque
Visiting Islamia Public High School, the Ladakh Nun's Association and Imam Bargah Mosque
August 18th 2016
Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India, 17 August 2016 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s first public engagement today was to visit the Islamic Public High School in Leh where he was received by the school's Chairman Mr Abdul Qayuum and the Principal, Mrs Renu Kapur. Once everyone in the hall was seated one of the boy students gave a recitation from the Quran and one of the girl students recited what he had said in English.
 

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Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from August 29 to September 1: His Holiness will continue his teaching from Chapter 2 of Nagarjuna's The Precious Garland of the Middle Way (uma rinchen trengwa) at the request of a group from Asia including Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Mind & Life Dialogue in Brussels, Belgium from September 9 to 11: There will be a two and a half day Mind & Life Dialogue on Power and Care with leading experts in science, economics and religion to be held at the Bozar Center for Fine Arts organized by Mind & Life Europe. Contact Website: www.powerandcare.org

Public Talk in Brussels, Belgium on September 11: His Holiness will give a public talk on Individual Engagement and Global Responsibility organized in the afternoon by Mind & Life Europe at the Palais 12, Brussels Expo - Belgium. Contact Website: www.dalailama2016.be

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