2016 Archive

Teaching & Public Talk in Minneapolis, MN, USA on February 21: His Holiness will give a short teaching on Geshe Langri Thangpa's Eight Verses of Mind Training (lojong tsik gyema) and also confer the Generating of Bodhicitta (semkyi) in the morning organized by the Tibetan American Foundation of Minnesota (TAFM) at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Contact Website: www.tafm.org

Teaching in Madison, WI, USA on March 8: His Holiness will give a short teaching on Geshe Langri Thangpa's Eight Verses of Mind Training (lojong tsik gyema) in the morning organized by the Wisconsin Tibetan Association at the Madison Masonic Center. Contact Website: www.wistib.org

Panel Discussion in Madison, WI, USA on March 9: His Holiness will participate in a panel discussion on cultivating well-being in ourselves, our communities and the world organized by the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Contact Website: www.centerhealthyminds.org

Panel Discussion in Geneva, Switzerland on March 11: His Holiness will address a discussion on Nobel Laureates on Human Rights - A view from civil society as a side event of the UN Human Rights Council's 31st session at the Graduate Institute hosted by the Permanent Missions of the United States and Canada to the United Nations in Geneva. You can watch the live streamed panel at http://graduateinstitute.ch/events/_/events/corporate/2016/nobel-laureates-on-human-righ-2

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from June 1 to 3: His Holiness will give teachings on Domthonpa's A Tree of Faith - A Self-Exhortation from Book of Kadam (rang-gyu kul-ma deb-pa de-pey jon-shing) at the request of Tibetan youth at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from June 7 to 9: His Holiness will continue his teachings from Chapter 4 of Shantideva's Bodhicharyavatara (chodjug) at the request of Nalanda Shiksha at the Main Tibetan Temple. Contact Email: shantideva2016@gmail.com

Public Talk in Washington, DC, USA on June 13: His Holiness will give a public talk on A Peaceful Mind in a Modern World in the afternoon at the Bender Arena, American University organized by the Capital Area Tibetan Association. Contact Website: www.dalailama2016dc.com

Public Talk in Westminster, CA, USA on June 18: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Power of Compassion as Key to Accomplishing Greater Values to Self and Others in the morning at the new Dieu Ngu Temple.

Teaching in Westminster, CA, USA on June 18: His Holiness will give a Buddhist teaching including conferment of a Medicine Buddha Empowerment in the afternoon at the new Dieu Ngu Temple. To register for the teaching kindly visit http://chua-dieu-ngu.org/

Inauguration Program in Westminster, CA, USA on June 19: His Holiness will participate in the Grand Opening Ceremony of the Dieu Ngu Temple hosted by Venerable Vien Li. He will also participate in a talk with Vietnamese Youth attending the Grand Opening Ceremony.

Public Talk in Salt Lake City, UT, USA, on June 21His Holiness will give a public talk on Compassion and Universal Responsibility organized by the University of Utah in partnership with the Utah Tibet Foundation at the Huntsman Center. Tickets will be released on Monday, 4 April and available at: Utahtickets.com and Rice-Eccles Stadium ticket office, 801-581-8849.

Teaching in Boulder, Colorado, USA on June 23: His Holiness will give a teaching on Geshe Langri Thangpa’s Eight Verses of Training the Mind (lojong tsikgyema) in the morning at the Coors Event Center organized by the Tibetan Association of Colorado. All tickets are sold. For live webcast, please visit http://www.colorado.edu/dalailama/

Public Talk in Boulder, Colorado, USA on June 23: His Holiness will give a public talk on Educating the Heart and Mind in the afternoon at the Coors Event Center organized by the CU-Boulder Student Government (CUSG) and the CU-Boulder Cultural Events Board (CEB). All tickets are sold. For live webcast, please visit http://www.colorado.edu/dalailama/ 

Public Talk in Indianapolis, IN, USA, on June 25: His Holiness will give a public talk on Compassion As a Pillar of World Peace organized by the Indiana Buddhist Center in partnership with the Center for Interfaith Cooperation and Compassionate Indy at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Tickets will be released on Friday April 29, and available at Ticketmaster.com.

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.

Teachings in Rewalsar (Tso Pema), HP, India on July 13 & 14: On July 13 afternoon, 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). On July 14 afternoon, His Holiness will confer the Rigzin Dungdrup Initiation. 

Teaching in Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India on August 10 & 11: On August 10 morning, 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 11 morning, His Holiness will confer a long life empowerment (tsewang) and be offered a long life prayer at Thiksey Monastery. 

Teaching in Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India from August 18 to 21: On August 18, 19 and 20 mornings, His Holiness will give a teaching on Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug) at Shewatsel Teaching Ground. On August 21 morning, His Holiness will confer the Avalokiteshhvera Initiation (wang) at Shewatsel Teaching Ground. 

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

Teaching in Strasbourg, France on September 17 & 18: On September 17, His Holiness will give a one-day teaching on Nagarjuna's Commentary on Bodhicitta (jangchup semdrel) and on September 18 morning His Holiness will confer an Avalokiteshvera Initiation (chenresig wang) organized by the Federation of Tibetan Buddhism. Contact Website: www.dalailama-strasbourg2016.com

Public Talk in Strasbourg, France on September 18: His Holiness will give a public talk on Ethics Beyond Religion in the afternoon organized by the Federation of Tibetan Buddhism. Contact Website: www.dalailama-strasbourg2016.com

Teaching in Dharamsala from October 3 to 6: His Holiness will give a four-day teaching on Aryadeva's 400 Stanzas on the Middle Way (uma shigyapa) at the request of a group of Taiwanese at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Teaching in Riga, Latvia on October 10 & 11: His Holiness will give two-day teachings on Dharmakirti's Pramanavarttika (tsema namdrel) at the request of Save Tibet Foundation (Moscow) and Saglabasim Tibetu (Riga). Contact Website: http://lv.dalailama.ru/

Teaching in Zurich, Switzerland on October 14: His Holiness will give a one-day teaching on Nagarjuna's The Precious Garland of the Middle Way (uma rinchen trengwa), Kamalashila's The Middling States of Meditation (gomrim barpa) & Gyalsey Thokme Sangpo's Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva (laklen sodunma) and will also be offered a long life offering by the Tibetan Community of Switzerland & Liechtenstein. Contact Website: www.dalailama2016.ch

Public Talk in Bratislava, Slovakia on October 16: On October 16 afternoon, His Holiness will give a public talk on Secular Ethics at the National Tennis Center. Contact Website: www.dalajlama-bratislava2016.sk

Public Talk in Prague, Czech Republic on October 19: On October 19 afternoon, His Holiness will give a public talk on Secular Ethics organized by Forum 2000 at the Lucerna Palace. Contact Website: www.forum2000.cz

Teaching in Milan, Italy on October 21 & 22: On October 21, His Holiness will give a one-day teaching on The Three Principal Aspects of The Path (lamtso namsum) and Tsongkhapa's In Praise to Dependent Origination (tendrel toepa). On October 22 morning His Holiness will confer the Great Empowerment of Avalokiteshvara (chenresig wangchen). The teachings are organized by Ghe Pel Ling Institute for Tibetan Buddhist Studies. Contact Website: http://www.dalailama-milano2016.com 

Public Talk in Milan, Italy on October 22: On October 22 afternoon, His Holiness will give a public talk on The Source of Genuine Happiness organized by the Ghe Pel Ling Institute for Tibetan Buddhist Studies. Contact Website: www.dalailama-milano2016.com

Public Talk in Yokohama, Japan on November 17: On November 17 afternoon, His Holiness will give a public talk on Compassion - The Key to Happiness organized by the Liaison Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Pacifico Yokohama Hall. Contact Website: www.tibethouse.jp

 

 

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