Live Webcasts: Teachings from Tashi Lhunpo - English Translation

There will be live webcasts of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's teachings on Dharmakirti's "Commentary on Valid Perception" and the continuation of the 18 Great Stages of the Path (Lamrim) Commentaries from Tashi Lhunpo Monastery in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India on December 19th to January 1st. There will be a ceremony to inaugurate the new Tashi Lhunpo Monastery Assembly Hall on the morning of December 19th. His Holiness will speak in Tibetan with an English translation available.

All times Indian Standard Time (IST=GMT+5.30)

December 19: Inauguration Ceremony
His Holiness the Dalai Lama will participate in the inauguration ceremony for Tashi Lhunpo Monastery's new Assembly Hall.
Time: 9:00am - 11:30am IST

December 19: Teaching - Commentary on Valid Perception

His Holiness will give a half day teaching on Dharmakirti's "Commentary on Valid Perception" (tsema namdrel).
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm IST

December 20-28: Teaching - Lam Rim

His Holiness will continue his teaching on the 18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries
Time of two sessions each day: 9:00am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm IST

December 30-31: Empowerment
His Holiness will bestow the 16 Drops of Kadam Empowerment
Time each day: 9:30am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm IST

January 1: Long Life Offering
There will be a Long Life Offering Ceremony for His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Time: 8:00am - 11:00am IST

For times in your area 9:00am IST on December 19th in Bylakuppe, India is the same as 7:30pm PST on December 18th in Los Angeles, California, USA; and 3:30am GMT on December 19th in London, England. Other times can be found using Time Zone Converter (


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