2013 Archive

Teachings in Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India from January 7 to 10: His Holiness will give four days of teachings on Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug). The teachings will be held near the Central University of Tibetan Studies.

Teachings in Dharamsala, H.P., India on February 25: His Holiness will give a short teaching from the Jataka Tales in the morning at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Conference in Tumkur, Karnataka, India on March 6: His Holiness will inaugurate a conference organized by Tumkur University and Sera Jey Monastery on Contemporary Human Sufferings: Wisdom of Bhagwan Buddha in the morning at Tumkur University.

Teaching in New Delhi, India on March 9: His Holiness will give a general Buddhist teaching co-organized by Tibet House New Delhi and Tushita Meditation Center New Delhi in the afternoon at Buddha Jayanti Park.

Teaching in Ravangla, Sikkim. India on March 25 & 26: On the morning of March 25 His Holiness will lead a Vajrakilaya consecration prayer for a new Buddha statue followed immediately by the official inauguration ceremony of the statue. In the afternoon he will give a teaching on Gyalsey Thokme Sangpo's Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva (gyalsey laklen sodunma). On March 26 morning His Holiness will confer a long life empowerment (tsewang) and there will also be a long life offering prayer for His Holiness. These events are being organized by the Government of Sikkim.

Teaching in Salugara, West Bengal, India from March 27 to 29: On the afternoon of March 27 and all day of March 28, His Holiness will give teachings on Tsongkhapa's Concise Stages for the Path to Enlightenment (lamrim dudon) and Gyalwa Longchen Rabjang's Relaxing the Mind Itself (semnyid nyalso). On the morning of March 29 he will confer an Avalokiteshvera Initiation (chenresig wangchen).

Public Talk in Trento, Italy on April 11: His Holiness will give a public talk in the afternoon at the Pala Trento. Contact Website: www.dalailamatrento2013.wordpress.com

Teachings in Fribourg, Switzerland on April 13 & 14: His Holiness will give one-and a half days of teachings on Atisha's Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment (jangchup lamdron) and confer a White Tara Empowerment (drolkar jenang) at the Forum Fribourg. Contact Website: www.dalailama2013.ch

Public Talk in Fribourg, Switzerland on April 14: His Holiness will give a public talk on Ethics Beyond Religions in the afternoon at the Forum Fribourg. Contact Website: www.dalailama2013.ch

Forum in Lausanne, Switzerland on April 15: His Holiness will participate in a sciences and humanism exchange forum on Living and Dying In Peace at the University of Lausanne. Contact Website: www3.unil.ch/wpmu/dalai-lama/

Public Talk in Bern, Switzerland on April 16: His Holiness will give a talk on Towards a Sustainable Future at the University of Bern. Contact Website: www.dalailama2013.unibe.ch/content/index_ger.html

Peace Walk in Derry/Londonderry, UK on April 18: His Holiness will walk across the Peace Bridge accompanied by The Right Reverend Bishop Good, The Reverend Monsignor Martin and The Executive Director of Children in Crossfire Richard Moore. The Peace Bridge will be lined with over 300 local school children from all the various faiths and traditions who live within the local council area. Contact Website: www.childrenincrossfire.org

Discussion in Derry/Londonderry on April 18: His Holiness will participate in a discussion on Culture of Compassion at the Venue in Ebrington to explore how as a global community we can become more compassionate and care for others and our planet. Contact Website: www.childrenincrossfire.org

Student Symposia in Cambridge, UK on April 19 & 20: His Holiness will be giving a talk at the Global Scholars Symposium discussing Nonviolence for Conflict Resolution and additional talks at St. John's College of Cambridge University. Contact Website: www.globalscholars.co.uk

Visit to Dalhousie, HP, India on April 27 & 28: His Holiness will give a short teaching on the afternoon of April 27. His Holiness will participate in the 50th founding anniversary celebrations of the Central School for Tibetans, Dalhousie on the morning of April 28. Contact Website: www.cstdalhousie50yrs.com

Lecture in College Park, MD, USA on May 7: His Holiness will deliver the Anwar Sadat Lecture for Peace on Peace Through Compassion: Connecting a Multi-Faith World in the morning organized by the University of Maryland. Contact Website: www.umd.edu/lecture

Dialogue in College Park, MD, USA on May 7: His Holiness will participate in A Meeting of Two Oceans: Dialogue on Sufism and Buddhism in the afternoon organized by the Roshan Institute of Persian Studies. Contact Website: www.roshan-institute.org

Interfaith Event in Portland, OR, USA on May 9: His Holiness will participate in an interfaith event on Spirituality and the Environment in the morning organized by the University of Portland and Maitripa College. Contact Website: www.dalailamaportland2013.net

Lecture in Portland, OR, USA on May 9: His Holiness will give a lecture on Universal Responsibility and the Inner Environment: The Nature of Mind in the afternoon organized by the University of Portland and Maitripa College. Contact Website: www.dalailamaportland2013.net

Symposium in Portland, OR, USA on May 10: His Holiness will participate in a symposium on Life After Life in the morning organized by Maitripa College. Contact Website: www.dalailamaportland2013.net

Public Talk in Eugene, OR, USA on May 10: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Path to Peace and Happiness in the Global Society in the afternoon organized by the University of Oregon and Nyengyud Samten Choeling. Contact Website: www.dalailamaportland2013.net

Summit in Portland, OR, USA on May 11: His Holiness will participate in an environmental summit on Universal Responsibility & the Global Environment in the morning organized by Maitripa College. Contact Website: www.dalailamaportland2013.net

Public Talk in Portland, OR, USA on May 11: His Holiness will give a public talk on Compassion and the Global Environment in the afternoon at Memorial Coliseum. Contact Website: www.dalailamaportland2013.net

Teachings in Madison, WI, USA on May 14: His Holiness will give a teaching on Je Tsongkhapa's Praise to Dependent Origination (tendrel toepa) in the morning at the Alliant Energy Center. Contact Website: www.deerparkcenter.org

Panel Discussion in Madison, WI, USA on May 15: His Holiness will lead a panel discussion on Change your Mind Change the World, co-hosted by the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center and the Global Health Institute, both at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Contact Website: cmcw2013.wisc.edu

Panel Discussion in New Orleans, LA, USA on May 17: His Holiness will participate in a panel discussion on Trauma Resolution and Healing Through Compassionate Means in the morning organized by Tulane University. Contact Website: www.dalailamanola.com

Public Talk in New Orleans, LA, USA on May 17: His Holiness will give a public talk on Strength Through Compassion in the afternoon at the Morial Convention Center New Orleans Theater. Contact Website: www.dalailamanola.com

Public Talk in New Orleans, LA, USA on May 18: His Holiness will give a public talk on Strength Through Connection in the afternoon at the University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena. Contact Website: www.dalailamanola.com

Public Talk in Louisville, KY, USA on May 19: His Holiness will give a public talk on Engaging Compassion in the afternoon at the YUM! Center. Contact Website: www.dalailamalouisville.org

Teachings in Louisville, KY, USA on May 20: His Holiness will give a one-day teaching on Atisha's Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment (jangchuo lamdron) at the YUM! Center. Contact Website: www.dalailamalouisville.org

Talk in Louisville, KY, USA on May 21: His Holiness will give a talk to middle and high school students at the Kentucky Center for the Arts. Contact Website: www.dalailamalouisville.org

Teachings in Dharamsala, HP, India from June 1 to 4: His Holiness will give four days of teachings on Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug) at the request of a group of Indian sanghas at the Main Tibetan Temple. Contact Email: nalandashiksha@gmail.com

Teaching in Christchurch, New Zealand on June 9: His Holiness will give a teaching on The Four Noble Truths (denpai shi) in the morning at the CBS Canterbury Arena. Contact Website: www.dalailamavisit.org.nz

Public Talk in Christchurch, New Zealand on June 9: His Holiness will give a public talk on Compassion, The Pillar of Peace in the afternoon at the CBS Canterbury Arena. Contact Website: www.dalailamavisit.org.nz

Public Talk in Dunedin, New Zealand on June 11: His Holiness will give a public talk on Beyond Religion: Ethics for the Whole World in the afternoon at the Dunedin Town Hall. Contact Website: www.dalailamavisit.org.nz

Public Talk in Auckland, New Zealand on June 12: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Path to Happiness in the afternoon at the Aotea Center. Contact Website: www.dalailamavisit.org.nz

Teachings in Sydney, Australia from June 14 to 16: His Holiness will give two-and a half days of teachings on Khunu Lama Tenzin Gyaltsen's Jewel Lamp, A Praise of Bodhichitta (jangchup semkyi toepa rinchen dronme) at the Sydney Entertainment Center. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Public Talk in Sydney, Australia on June 16: His Holiness will give a public talk on Ethical Mindfulness in Everyday Life in the afternoon at the Sydney Entertainment Center. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Public Talk in Melbourne, Australia on June 18: His Holiness will give a public talk on Compassion, the Foundation of Wellbeing in the afternoon at the Melbourne Convention Center. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Teaching in Melbourne, Australia on June 19:  His Holiness will give a teaching on The Heart Sutra and Geshi Langri Thangpa's Eight Verses of Training the Mind at Quang Minh Temple, Braybrook, Melbourne. Contact Website: www.heartsutra2013.org.au

Public Talk in Adelaide, Australia on June 21: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Quest for Happiness in the afternoon at the Adelaide Convention Center. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Teaching in Darwin, Australia on June 23: His Holiness will give a teaching on The Four Noble Truths in the morning at the Darwin Convention Center. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Public Talk in Darwin, Australia on June 23: His Holiness will give a public talk on Ethics In Our Shared World in the afternoon at the Darwin Convention Center. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Teachings in Dharamsala, HP, India on June 27 & 28: His Holiness will give teachings 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. 

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India on July 1 & 2: His Holiness will give a two day teaching on Tsongkhapa's The Three Principal Aspects of the Path (lamtso namsum) and confer a Medicine Buddha Empowerment (menlha jenang) at the request of a group of Vietnamese at the Main Tibetan Temple. There will be only one morning session per day from 0800 am to 1200 noon and no afternoon session. Contact Website: www.phaphoi2013dharamsala.com

Teaching in Hunsur, Karnataka, India on July 12 & 13: His Holiness will confer a two day Yamantaka Initiation (dranak chusum wang) at Dzongar Chodhe Monastery.

Teaching in Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India on August 21: His Holiness will confer a White Tara Long Life Empowerment (drolkar tsewang) in the morning at Shewatsel Teaching Ground.

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from August 25 to 27: His Holiness will give a two and a half-day teaching on Tsongkhapa’s Concise Treatises on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (lamrim dudon) & An Overview of Tantra from Tsongkhapa’s Stages of the Path of Mantrayana (ngakrim chenmo chishe) at the request of a group of Koreans at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from September 3 to 5: His Holiness will give a two and a half-day teaching and continue from Chapter 8 from 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. Contact Website: www.tibetanbc.org

Public Talk in Riga, Latvia on September 9: His Holiness will give a public talk in the afternoon at the Arena Riga on The Culture of Compassion. Contact Website: www.dalailama.lv/index.php/en/public-lecture 

Public Talk in Vilnius, Lithuania on September 13: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Path to Peace and Happiness in a Global Society in the afternoon at Siemens Arena. Contact Website: www.freetibet.lt

Public Talk in Prague, Czech Republic on September 14: His Holiness will give a public talk on Compassion and Respect in Today's Society in the afternoon at Tipsport Arena. Contact Website: http://www.forum2000.cz/public-talk-by-his-holiness-the-dalai-lama/

Teaching in Prague, Czech Republic on September 15: His Holiness will give a teaching on Geshe Langri Thangpa's Eight Verses of Training the Mind at Arena Sparta - Povinny mlyn. Contact Website: 
http://www.forum2000.cz/public-talk-by-his-holiness-the-dalai-lama/buddhist-teaching-by-his-holiness-the-dalai-lama/

Public Talk in Hanover, Germany on September 18: His Holiness will give a public talk on Strength Through Compassion and Tolerance in the afternoon. at Swiss Life Hall. Contact Website: www.dalailama-future4children.de

Public Talk in Steinhude, Germany on September 19: His Holiness will give a public talk on Strength Through Compassion and Solidarity in the afternoon. Contact Website: www.dalailama-future4children.de

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from September 30 to October 3: His Holiness will give a three and a half-day teaching on Nagarjuna's Sixty Stanzas of Reasoning (rigpa drugchupa) & Tsongkhapa's Concise Treatises on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (lamrim dudon) at the request of a group of Taiwanese at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Public Talk in Atlanta, GA, USA on October 8: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Pillars of Responsible Citizenship in the 21st Century Global Village in the morning at The Arena at Gwinnett Center. Contact Website: www.dalailama.emory.edu

Panel Discussion in Atlanta, GA, USA on October 8: His Holiness will lead a panel discussion on Secular Ethics in Education in the afternoon at The Arena at Gwinnett Center. Contact Website: www.dalailama.emory.edu

Lecture in Atlanta, GA, USA on October 9: His Holiness, a presidential distinguished professor at Emory University, will teach a class titled Secular Ethics101 for students at the campus of Emory University. Contact Website: www.dalailama.emory.edu

Symposium in Atlanta, GA, USA on October 9: His Holiness, a presidential distinguished professor at Emory University, will lead a symposium with faculty and graduate students in religion and ethics on Secular Ethics at the campus of Emory University. Contact Website: www.dalailama.emory.edu

Teaching in Atlanta, GA, USA on October 10: His Holiness will give a teaching on the root text of Mahamudra by the 1st Panchen Lama, Losang Choekyi Gyaltsen at the campus of Emory University at the invitation of Drepung Loseling Monastery, Inc. Contact Website: www.dalailama.emory.edu

Public Talk in Mexico City, Mexico on October 13: His Holiness will give a public talk on Beyond Religion: Ethics for the Whole World at Arena Ciudad de México. Contact Website: www.dalailama.com.mx/micrositio/Programa.htm

Teachings in Mexico City, Mexico from October 12 to 14: His Holiness will give a three-day (four sessions) teaching on Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug) at Arena Ciudad de México. Contact Website: www.dalailama.com.mx/micrositio/Programa.html

Talk in Mexico City, Mexico on October 14: His Holiness will give a talk to the student community of Mexico on Human Values in Contemporary Education at Arena Ciudad de México. Contact Website: www.dalailama.com.mx/micrositio/Programa.html

Public Talk in San Cristobal, Leon, Mexico on October 15: His Holiness will give a public talk on Compassion in Action at Centro Fox. Contact Website: www.dalailama.com.mx/micrositio/Programa.html

Public Talk in Zacatecas City, Mexico on October 16: His Holiness will give a public talk on Art of Happiness at Convention Center Conferencia Magistral. Contact Website: www.dalailama.com.mx/micrositio/Programa.html 

Teaching in New York, NY, USA from October 18 to 20: His Holiness will give a two and a half-day teaching on The Heart Sutra (sherab nyingpo), The Sutra of the Recollection of the Three Jewels (kunchok jeden) & Shantideva's 9th Chapter of The Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug) as well as bestow an initiation into The Buddha Establishing the Three Pledges (thupa damtsik sumkoe) at the Beacon Theater. Contact Website: www.dalailamany.org

Public Talk in New York, NY, USA on October 20: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Virtue of Nonviolence in the afternoon at the Beacon Theater. Contact Website: www.dalailamany.org

Conference in New Delhi, India on November 13: His Holiness will address a conference on The Nalanda Tradition of Buddhism in Asia organized by Tibet House Delhi, Indira Gandhi Center for the Arts and Behl Films in the early afternoon at the Indira Gandhi Center for the Arts.

Dialogue in Tokyo, Japan on November 17: His Holiness will participate in a dialogue with some Japanese scientists on Universe, Life and Education on Hotel Okura. Contact Website: www.tibethouse.jp

Public Talk in Shizouka, Japan on November 21: His Holiness will give a public talk on Shift to a Peaceful 21st Century in the afternoon at Century Hotel. Contact Website: www.save-tibet.net

Talk in Kyoto, Japan on November 23: His Holiness will give a talk on Meaning of Art and Culture in the afternoon at Kyoto Seika University. Contact Website: www.kyoto-seika.ac.jp

Dialogue in Kyoto, Japan on November 24: His Holiness will participate in a dialogue with Ms. Banana Yoshimoto on Religion and Art in the afternoon at the Kyoto International Conference Center. Contact Website: www.tibethouse.jp

Public Talk in Tokyo, Japan on November 25: His Holiness will give a public talk on Making the Best Use of the Wisdom of Buddhism in Daily Life in the afternoon at Ryogoku Kokugikan Hall. Contact Website: www.tibethouse.jp

Teachings in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India from December 25 to January 3: His Holiness will continue his teachings on the 18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries at Sera Monastery at the request of H.E. Ling Choktrul Rinpoche and Gaden Shartse Monastery. Contact Websites: http://www.jangchuplamrim.org and http://www.jangchuplamrim.com 

 

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