Note: Below is the public schedule of His Holiness the Dalai Lama both in India as well as abroad. Please note that for many of these events, tickets are required in order to gain entrance. People are requested to contact the organizers directly or visit the websites given below for further information on tickets. In general, most of the events in India are free where as the majority of events abroad require paid tickets. 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 below dates are subject to change. 

Teaching in Hunsur, Karnataka, India from December 8 to 12: His Holiness will give preliminary teachings on Tsongkhapa's In Praise of Dependent Origination (tendrel toepa) and Destiny Fulfilled (tokjoe dunlekma) & 7th Dalai Lama's Four Mindfulnesses on the Middle Way View (tatri denpa shiden) on the afternoon of December 8. He will confer the Guhyasamaja Initiation (sangwang dupa wang) on December 9 & 10. He will then given teachings on the Eight Great Tantric Commentaries of Gyudmey Monastery (megyud trichen gya) on December 11 & 12 at Gyudmey Monastery.
Inauguration & Teaching in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India on December 19: His Holiness will inaugurate the new Assembly Hall of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery on the morning of December 19. In the afternoon he will give a short teaching on Dharmakirti's Commentary on Pramana-samuccaya (tsema namdrel) at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery. Contact Website:
Teaching in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India from December 20 to 29: His Holiness will continue his teachings on the 18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery at the request of H.E. Ling Choktrul Rinpoche and Gaden Shartse Monastery. Contact Websites: and

Initiation in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India on December 30 & 31: His Holiness will confer the 16 Drops of Kadam Initiation (kadam tikle chudruk wang) at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery. Contact Websites: and
Long Life Offering Ceremony in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India on January 1: His Holiness will be offered a long life offering ceremony at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery. Contact Websites: and

Kalachakra in Bodhgaya, Bihar, India in January: The planned Kalachakra at the request of the Central Tibetan Administration has been postponed for one year. We regret the inconvenience caused.
Teachings in Dharamsala, H.P., India on February 22: There will be no Jataka Teachings for this year.