Below is the public schedule of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. All events are free and open to the public unless noted. For ticketed events, people are requested to contact the organizers directly or visit the listed websites for further information on tickets.
For all teachings in Dharamsala, registration is required in order to attend. Registration begins a few days before the actual start of the teaching and ends the day before the first day of the teaching. Registration hours are from 9 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm at the Branch Security Office in McLeod Ganj (Bhagsunath Road near Hotel Tibet). Kindly bring your passport for registration. A nominal fee of Rs. 10 will be charged.
For your information, as a long-standing policy His Holiness the Dalai Lama does not accept any fees for his talks. Where tickets need to be purchased, organizers are requested by our office to charge the minimum entrance fee in order to cover their costs only.
Please note that the dates given below are subject to change.
May 1, 2021
His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give a teaching on The Heart Sutra (sherab nyingpo) followed by a question and answer session from 9 am to 10.30 am (Indian Standard Time) as part of a two-day Prayer (Monlam) Ceremony organized by the Taiwanese Tibetan Buddhist Prayer Committee. Those interested may watch the live webcast of the teachings in Tibetan with translation in English, Chinese, Hindi, French, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese, Japanese, Mongolian, Korean, German, Portuguese and Italian on the official websites and Facebook pages of the Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. People are requested to please follow their local social distancing rules while viewing the live webcast.
May 5, 2021
His Holiness the Dalai Lama will have a dialogue on How to study meditation by scientific methods? and answer questions from the Russian research team of the Project of Studying Meditation and Altered States of Consciousness in Tibetan Buddhist monasteries from 9 am to 10 am (Indian Standard Time) organized by Save Tibet Foundation (Moscow) and Tibet Culture and Information Center. Those interested may watch the live webcast in Tibetan, English, Chinese and other languages on the official websites and Facebook pages of the Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. People are requested to please follow their local social distancing rules while viewing the live webcast.