Talk about How to Develop the Heart and Discussion of Service

Talk about How to Develop the Heart and Discussion of Service

October 29th 2014

Princeton, NJ, USA, 28 October 2014 - Yesterday, on his way from Birmingham, Alabama to Princeton, His Holiness the Dalai Lama stopped in Philadelphia to visit his old friend Aaron Beck. Dr Beck is a psychiatrist regarded by many as the father of cognitive therapy. His Holiness frequently refers in his public talks to a conversation they had some years ago.

Audience for Tibetans, Interfaith Discussion and Secular Ethics Public Talk
Audience for Tibetans, Interfaith Discussion and Secular Ethics Public Talk
October 27th 2014
Birmingham, Alabama, 26 October 2014 - Before leaving for his other engagements this morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with 350 Tibetans. Speaking about possible change in China, he argued that while the present leadership is made up of people who remember the hardships of the Cultural Revolution, there is a new generation who have experienced freedom and democracy when studying abroad.
Neuroplasticity & Healing in Birmingham AL & a Visit to 16th Street Baptist Church
Neuroplasticity & Healing in Birmingham AL & a Visit to 16th Street Baptist Church
October 26th 2014
Birmingham, Alabama, USA, 25 October 2014 - The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invited His Holiness the Dalai Lama to participate in a scientific symposium entitled Neuroplasticity and Healing as part of Birmingham's Human Rights Week. When he arrived this morning about 300 Tibetans were gathered on the lawns outside the University to welcome him with flags, banners, music and dancing.
Meeting with the Canadian Parliamentary Friends of Tibet
Meeting with the Canadian Parliamentary Friends of Tibet
October 25th 2014
Vancouver, BC, Canada, 24 October 2014 - Before leaving Vancouver at the end of his four day visit to Canada, His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with 10 Canadian MPs from the Parliamentary Friends of Tibet. Among them were Jason Kenney, Minister for Employment & Social Development and Multiculturalism, Kerry-Lynn Findlay, Minister for National Revenue and the new Chair of the PFT, Bernard Trottier.
Eight Verses of Training the Mind & Avalokiteshvara Empowerment
Eight Verses of Training the Mind & Avalokiteshvara Empowerment
October 24th 2014
Vancouver, BC, Canada, 23 October 2014 - It was still dark as His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove through driving rain, weather locals say is typical of Vancouver, to the UBC Thunderbird Arena, this morning. He was making an early start in order to perform preparatory rituals for an Avalokiteshvara empowerment. Walking onto the stage of the almost empty hall, His Holiness scrutinized the images of the Buddha, Avalokiteshvara and 21 Taras in thangkas hanging behind the throne.
 

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Teaching in Boston, MA, USA on October 30: His Holiness will give a day-long Buddhist teaching based on Geshe Langri Thangpa's Eight Verses of Training the Mind (lojong tsikgyema) and confer the Generation of Bodhicitta (semkyi) organized by the Vietnamese Buddhist community at the Wang Centre for Performing Arts. Contact Website: www.prajnaupadesa.net

Talk in Boston, MA, USA on October 31: His Holiness will give a talk at the International Symposium for Contemplative Studies organized by the Mind and Life Institute in the morning at the Boston Marriott Copley. Contact Website: http://www.mindandlife.org

Panel Discussion in Boston, MA, USA on October 31: His Holiness will participate in a panel discussion entitled Change-Makers for a Better World organized by The Dalai Lama Centre for Ethics and Transformative Values in the afternoon. Contact Website:
http://thecenter.mit.edu/visit2014/ 

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