2012 Archive

Public Talk in Delhi, India on March 22: His Holiness will give a public talk on Ethics: Educating the Mind & Heart in the early afternoon at Delhi University’s Convention Hall (Vice Regal Lodge) on the North Campus.

Teaching in Rewalsar (Tso Pema), HP, India on March 31 and April 1: His Holiness will be visiting Rewalsar to participate in some prayers and give a short teaching.

Teaching in Sidhbari, HP, India from April 3 to 5: His Holiness will confer the Kagyae Initiation at the request of Khamtrul Rinpoche in his monastery.

Public Talk in Honolulu, HI, USA on April 14: His Holiness will give a public talk for high school, college and university students on Educating the Heart in the afternoon at the Stan Sheriff Center, University of Hawaii organized by the Hawaii Community Foundation and its partners as well as by hosts Pierre and Pamela Omidyar. Contact Website: www.pillarsofpeacehawaii.org
 
Public Talk in Honolulu, HI, USA on April 15: His Holiness will give a public talk on Advancing Peace Through the Power of Aloha in the afternoon at the Stan Sheriff Center, University of Hawaii organized by the Hawaii Community Foundation and its partners as well as by hosts Pierre and Pamela Omidyar. Contact Website: www.pillarsofpeacehawaii.org
 
Public Talk in Honolulu, HI, USA on April 14: His Holiness will give a public talk for high school, college and university students on Educating the Heart in the afternoon at the Stan Sheriff Center, University of Hawaii organized by the Hawaii Community Foundation and its partners as well as by hosts Pierre and Pamela Omidyar. Contact Website: www.pillarsofpeacehawaii.org

Panel Discussion in San Diego, CA, USA on April 18: His Holiness will participate in a panel discussion on Climate Change: Balance Through Universal Responsibility, Compassion and Human Consciousness in the morning at RIMAC Arena organized by the University of California San Diego. Contact Website: www.dalailamasandiego.org

Public Talk in San Diego, CA, USA on April 18: His Holiness will give a public talk on Cultivating Peace and Justice in the afternoon at the Craig Pavilion at the University of San Diego. Contact Website: www.dalailamasandiego.org

Public Talk in San Diego, CA, USA on April 19: His Holiness will give a public talk on Upholding Universal Ethics and Compassion in Challenging Times in the morning at the Viejas Arena Craig at the San Diego State University. Contact Website: www.dalailamasandiego.org

Teaching in Los Angeles, CA, USA on April 20 & 21: His Holiness will confer the Solitary Yamantaka Initiation (jigje wang) at the request of Gaden Shartse Thubten Dhargye Ling at the Long Beach Arena in the Long Beach Convention Center. Contact Website: www.tdling.org

Public Talk in Los Angeles, CA, USA on April 21: His Holiness will give a public talk on Peace of Mind In Troubled Times organized by the Gaden Shartse Thubten Dhargye Ling at the Long Beach Arena in the Long Beach Convention Center. Contact Website: www.tdling.org

Summit in Chicago, IL, USA on April 25: His Holiness will participate in the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. Contact Website: www.nobelsummitchicago.org

Public Talk in Chicago, IL, USA on April 26: His Holiness will give a public talk on Non-Violence organized by the TIBETcenter Chicago at the Gentile Arena in Loyola University. Contact Website: www.tibetcenterchicago.org

Interfaith Dialogue in Chicago, IL, USA on April 26: His Holiness will participate in an interfaith dialogue and collaboration preceded by conferral of an Honorary Degree on HHDL organized by Loyola University. Contact Website: www.luc.edu

Public Talk in Ottawa, Canada on April 28: His Holiness will give a public talk on Ethics for a Whole World organized by the Canada Tibet Committee at the Civic Center. Contact Website: www.tibet.ca/2012

Public Talk in Maribor, Slovenia on May 16: His Holiness will give a public talk on Cultivating Peace of Mind. Contact Website: www.mariborforpeace.si/programme.aspx

Teaching in Klagenfurt, Austria on May 18 & 19: His Holiness will give two-day teachings on The Heart Sutra (sherab nyingpo), Atisha’s Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment (jangchup lamdron) & The Song of the Four Mindfulnesses – Instructions on the View of the Middle by the 7th Dalai Lama, Kelsang Gyatso (tatri drenpa shiden) and also confer a Medicine Buddha Empowerment organized by the Tibet Center – I.H.H.T.S., Huttenberg 2012 at the Klagenfurt Fair (Messe). Contact Websites: www.tibetcenter.at and www.dalailama.at 

Public Talk in Klagenfurt, Austria on May 20: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Art of Happiness in the morning organized by the Tibet Center – I.H.H.T.S., Huttenberg 2012 at the Klagenfurt Fair (Messe). Contact Websites: www.tibetcenter.at and www.dalailama.at

Keynote Address in Salzburg, Austria on May 21: His Holiness will give the keynote address on World Peace and Universal Responsibility in the morning jointly organized by the Tibet Center – I.H.H.T.S., Huttenberg 2012, the Center of Intercultural Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Salzburg and the Alpine Peace Crossing at the Salzburg Fair (Messezentrum – Salzburgarena). Contact Websites: www.tibetcenter.at and www.dalailama.at

Inter-Religious Dialogue in Salzburg, Austria on May 21: His Holiness will participate in an inter-religious dialogue event Harmony in Diversity in the afternoon jointly organized by the Tibet Center – I.H.H.T.S., Huttenberg 2012, the Center of Intercultural Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Salzburg and the Alpine Peace Crossing at the Salzburg Fair (Messezentrum – Salzburgarena). Contact Websites: www.tibetcenter.at and www.dalailama.at

Inter-Faith Program in Udine, Italy on May 22: His Holiness will participate in an inter-faith program on The Role of Religions in Promoting Justice, Peace and the Protection of the Environment in the morning at Palasport Primo Carnera. Contact Websites: www.centrobalducci.org

Program with Scientists in Udine, Italy on May 22: His Holiness will have a public meeting with scientists on Promoting Non-Violence and Compassion Against Aggressiveness and Violence in the afternoon at Palasport Primo Carnera. Contact Websites: www.centrobalducci.org

Public Talk in Udine, Italy on May 23: His Holiness will give a public talk on Holistic Training of the Mind: Spiritual, Humanistic, Scientific and Technological in the morning at Palasport Primo Carnera. Contact Websites: www.centrobalducci.org

Public Talk in Huy, Belgium on May 24:
His Holiness will give a public talk on Loving Kindness organized by Institute Yeunten Ling. Contact Website: www.dalailama-2012.be

Public Talk in Vienna, Austria on May 25: His Holiness will give a public talk on Beyond Religion – Ethics and Human Values in Today’s Society organized by the Tibet Center – I.H.H.T.S., Huttenberg 2012 at the Vienna Stadthalle. Contact Websites: www.tibetcenter.at and www.dalailama.at

Symposium in Vienna, Austria on May 26: His Holiness will participate in a symposium on Buddhism and Science titled Mind and Matter – New Models of Reality jointly organized by the Tibet Center – I.H.H.T.S., Huttenberg 2012 and the University of Vienna at the Audimax in Vienna University. Contact Websites: www.tibetcenter.at and www.dalailama.at

Rally for Tibet in Vienna, Austria on May 26: His Holiness will speak at the European Solidarity Rally for Tibet to be held in the afternoon at the Vienna Heldenplatz. Contact website: www.europefortibet.com

Teachings in Dharamsala, HP, India from June 1 to 3: On the mornings of June 1 and 2 His Holiness will give teachings on Tsongkhapa's In Praise of the Buddha for His Teaching on Dependent Arising (tendrel toepa) and Nagarjuna's Drops of Nourishment for People (kyewo sothik). On the morning of June 3 besides the teaching, His Holiness will confer a Manjushri Empowerment (jamphel yang jenang). The teachings will be held at the TCV Auditorium at the request of Tibetan youth. Please note that only students will be allowed in the hall. Public interested in attending the teaching will be seated outside the hall and must bring fm radios with them in order to listen to the teaching. 

Teachings in Dharamsala, HP, India from June 7 to 9: His Holiness will give three days of teachings on Introductory Buddhist Teachings which will include Kamalashila's The Middling Stages of Meditation (gomrim barpa) at the request of Indian Buddhists at the Main Tibetan Temple. Contact: nalandashiksha@gmail.com

Talk in Manchester, UK on June 16: His Holiness will give a talk to youth on Stand Up and Be the Change at the Manchester Arena. Contact Website: www.dalailama2012uk.org

Public Talk in Manchester, UK on June 17: His Holiness will give a public talk on Real Change Happens in the Heart at the Manchester Arena. Contact Website: www.dalailama2012uk.org

Teaching in Manchester, UK on June 17 & 18: His Holiness will give teachings on the morning of June 17 and the whole day of June 18 on Geshe Langri Thangpa’s Eight Verses of Training the Mind (lojong tsik gyema) and Nagarjuna’s In Praise of Dhammadhatu (choying toepa) at the Manchester Arena. Contact Website: www.dalailama2012uk.org

Public Talk in London, UK on June 19: His Holiness will give a public talk on Real Change Happens in the Heart at the Royal Albert Hall. Contact Website: www.dalailama2012uk.org

Public Talk in Edinburgh, Scotland on June 22: His Holiness will give a public talk on Beyond Religion: Ethics for the Whole World in the morning as part of the 20th Anniversary of The Edinburgh Lectures at Usher Hall. Contact Website: www.dalailamascotland.org

Public Talk in Dundee, Scotland on June 22: His Holiness will give a public talk on Education of the Heart in the afternoon at the Caird Hall. Contact Website: www.dalailamascotland.org

Public Talk in Inverness, Scotland on June 23: His Holiness will give a public talk on Be the Change at the Eden Court Theater. Contact Website: www.dalailamascotland.org

Teaching in Milan, Italy on June 27 & 28: His Holiness will give teachings on Tsongkhapa’s The Three Principal Aspects of the Path on June 27 and confer the Avalokiteshvera Empowerment in the morning of June 28 at the Milano Forum organized by Ghe Pel Ling Institute for Tibetan Studies. Contact Websites: www.dalailama-milano2012.org and www.gpling.org

Public Talk in Milan, Italy on June 28: His Holiness will give a public talk on Happiness Beyond Religion in the afternoon at the Milano Forum organized by Ghe Pel Ling Institute for Tibetan Studies. Contact Websites: www.dalailama-milano2012.org and www.gpling.org

Talk to Ladakh Youth in Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India on July 27: His Holiness will give a general talk to students from various schools in Ladakh in the morning at the main grounds of Lamdon School, Leh.

Teachings in Padum, Zanskar (Ladakh), J&K, India from July 29 to 31: His Holiness will be giving a three-day teaching on Gyalsey Thokmay Sangpo's 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva (gyalsey laklen sodunma) and Geshe Langri Thangpa's Eight Verses on Training the Mind (lojong tsik gyema) as well as confer an Avalokiteshvera Initiation (chenresig wang). The teaching date of July 29 is tentative. 

Teachings in Leh (Ladakh), J&K, India from August 4 to 7: His Holiness will be giving a four-day teaching on Tsongkhapa's The Three Principal Paths (lamtso namsum) and Atisha's Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment (jangchup lamdron) at Shewatsel Grounds in Leh. He will also confer an Avalokiteshvera Initiation (thukje chenpo jigten wangchuk wang).

Teachings in Dharamsala, HP, India from September 4 to 6: His Holiness will continue teachings from Chapter 5 onwards on Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug) at the request of a group of Southeast Asians at the Main Tibetan Temple. His Holiness has completed teaching up to Chapter 4. Contact Website: www.tibetanbc.org

Inter-faith Event in New Delhi, India on September 11: His Holiness will participate in an inter-faith event for the World Meet for Peace and Harmony in the morning at the Ramakrishna Mission.

Public Talk in New Delhi, India on September 12: His Holiness give a public talk on The Importance of Non-Violence and Ethical Values in the afternoon at Jamia Millia Islamia University.

Teachings in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India from September 14 to 18: His Holiness will give teachings on Chapter 1 of Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland (rinchen trengwa) on the morning of September 14 at Norling Park, Dekyiling Tibetan Settlement. He will confer the Avalokiteshvera Initiation (chenresig wang) on the morning of September 15 at Tashi Khyil Monastery in Clement Town. On September 17, His Holiness will participate in the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the Tibetan Homes Foundation in Happy Valley, Mussoorie. He will give a short teaching on the morning of September 18 in Happy Valley.

Teachings in Dharamsala, HP, India from October 1 to 4: His Holiness will give four days of teachings on Atisha’s Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment (jangchup lamdron) at the request of a group of Taiwanese at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Forum in Syracuse, NY, USA on October 8: His Holiness will participate in The Forum for Peace at the Goldstein Auditorium, Syracuse University. In the morning he will participate in a panel discussion on The Arab Spring and in the afternoon he will participate in a panel discussion on Shifting the Global Consciousness. Contact Website: oneworld.syr.edu 

Public Talk in Syracuse, NY, USA on October 9: His Holiness will give a public talk on Resolving Conflict in One World Community Through Global Consciousness at the Carrier Dome, Syracuse University. Contact Website: oneworld.syr.edu 

Public Talk in Williamsburg, VA, USA on October 10: His Holiness will give a public talk on Human Compassion in the afternoon at the Kaplan Arena, The College of William & Mary. Contact Website: www.wm.edu/dalailamavisit 

Panel Discussion in Charlottesville, VA, USA on October 11: His Holiness will participate in a panel discussion on Compassionate Care in 21st Century Medicine in the morning at the Paramount Theater. Contact Website: www.charlottesville.org/dalailama

Public Talk in Charlottesville, VA, USA on October 11: His Holiness will give a public talk on Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World in the afternoon at the Charlottesville Pavilion. Contact Website: www.charlottesville.org/dalailama

Public Talk in Middlebury, VT, USA on October 13: His Holiness will give a public talk on Finding Common Ground: Ethics for a Whole World in the morning at Middlebury College. Contact Website: http://www.middlebury.edu/studentlife/services/chaplain/hhdl

Public Talk in Cambridge, MA, USA on October 14: His Holiness will give a public talk on Beyond Religion: Ethics, Values and Wellbeing in the afternoon. Contact Website: www.thecenter.mit.edu

Panel Discussion in Cambridge, MA, USA on October 15: His Holiness will participate in a day-long multi-disciplinary forum on Global Systems 2.0 as part of programs at The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Contact Website: www.thecenter.mit.edu

Teachings in Cambridge, MA, USA on October 16: His Holiness will give teachings on Kamalashila's The Middling Stages of Meditation (gomrim barpa) in the morning as part of the 10th year celebration of Prajnopaya at the Massachusetts of Technology. Contact Websites: www.prajnopaya.org, www.thecenter.mit.edu

Public Talk in Providence, RI, USA on October 17: His Holiness will give a public talk on A Global Challenge: Creating a Culture of Peace in the afternoon at Brown University.

Public Talk in Danbury, CT, USA on October 18: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Art of Compassion in the afternoon at the O’Neill Center, Western Connecticut State University. Contact Website: www.wcsudalailama.org

Public Talk in Danbury, CT, USA on October 19: His Holiness will give a public talk on Advice for Daily Life in the morning at the O’Neill Center, Western Connecticut State University. Contact Website: www.wcsudalailama.org

Discussion in New York, NY, USA on October 20: His Holiness will be having a one-day discussion on Contemplative Practice and Health: Laboratory Findings and Real World Challenges organized by the Mind & Life Institute at the Caspary Auditorium, Rockefeller University. Contact Website: www.mindandlife.org

Teaching in New York, NY on October 21: His Holiness will give a teaching on The Essence of Buddhism in the afternoon at the request of the Tibetan and Kalmyk Communities at the Lincoln Center. Contact Website: www.DalaiLamaLincolnCenter.com

Teachings in Dharamsala, HP, India from October 29 to 31: His Holiness will give three days of teachings on Chapter 24 of Nagarjuna's Fundamental Treatise of the Middle Way (uma tsawai sherab) at the request of a group of Koreans at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Teachings in Yokohama, Japan on November 4: His Holiness will give a teaching on Geshe Langri Thangpa’s Eight Verses of Training the Mind (lojong tsik gyema) in the morning at the Yokohama Pacific Hall. Contact: Liaison Office of HH the Dalai Lama Tel: +81 3 3353-4094 Email: lohhdl@tibethouse.jp

Public Talk in Yokohama, Japan on November 4: His Holiness will give a public talk on Optimism in the Face of Adversity in the afternoon at the Yokohama Pacific Hall. Contact: Liaison Office of HH the Dalai Lama Tel: +81 3 3353-4094 Email: lohhdl@tibethouse.jp

Dialogue in Tokyo, Japan on November 6 & 7: His Holiness will participate in two days of dialogue on Buddhist Inner Science and External Science with Japanese scientists, monks and Buddhist scholars at Hotel Okura (Honkan). Contact: Liaison Office of H.H. the Dalai Lama Tel: +81 3 3353-4094 Email: lohhdl@tibethouse.jp

Public Talk in Okinawa, Japan on November 11: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Strength to Overcome Difficulties and Talk to the Future Younger Generation at the Kenritsu Budokan Hall in the afternoon. Contact: Liaison Office of H.H. the Dalai Lama Tel: +81 3 3353-4094 Email: lohhdl@tibethouse.jp

Symposium in Tokyo, Japan on November 13: His Holiness will participate in a symposium on Ancient and Modern Wisdom of Healing: Balancing Body and Mind in the afternoon organized by the Human Values Institute at the Royal Park Hotel. Contact Website: nov13.humanvaluesinstitute.com

Teachings in Dharamsala, HP, India from November 20 to 21: His Holiness will give two days of teachings on the Third Dalai Lama's Essence of Refined Gold (lamrim sershunma) and confer a Vajrapani Initiation (chakna dorje wang) at the request of a group of Mongolians at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Teachings in Mundgod, Karnataka, India from November 30 to December 13: His Holiness will give fourteen days of teachings on 18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries, including Atisha’s Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment (jangchup lamdron), Tsongkhapa’s Great, Middling, and Concise Treatises on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (lamrim chenmo, lamrim dringpo and lamrim dudon), and 14 other classic Lam Rim texts at Gaden Monastery and Drepung Monastery at the request of H.E. Ling Choktrul Rinpoche and Gaden Shartse Monastery. Contact Websites: www.jangchuplamrim.org and www.jangchuplamrim.com 

 

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