2011 Archive

Teaching in New Delhi, India on January 9: His Holiness will give a teaching on The Different Levels of Happiness on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Tushita Dharma Celebration in the early afternoon at the Modern School Auditorium on Barakhamba Road.

Teaching in Sarnath, U.P., India from January 12 to 16: His Holiness will give five-day teachings on Shantideva’s A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life (chodjug) & Kamalashila’s The Middling States of Meditation (gomrim barpa). On the morning of January 16 a long life offering ceremony will be held. The teachings will be held near the Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies.

Public Talk in Bangalore, Karnataka, India on January 30: His Holiness will give a public talk on Finding Happiness in Troubled Times organized by the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) and Choe Khor Sum Ling at the National College Grounds, Basanavagudi in the afternoon. Contact Website: http://www.cksl.in/dalailama/

Teaching in Mundgod, Karnataka, India from February 1 to 5: His Holiness will give teachings on Commentary on the Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way (tsashay ketrid sindrid) & Tara Blessing Empowerment (dolma jenang) on February 1 and 2 at Drepung Lachi Monastery. This will be followed by conferment of Yamataka Initiation (jigje wang) on February 5 at Gaden Shartse Monastery, On February 6 morning His Holiness will confer a Buddha Maitreya Blessing Empowerment (jampa gonpo jenang) followed by a long life offering ceremony at Gaden Shartse Monastery.

Inauguration of Rato Monastery in Mundgod, Karnataka, India on January 31: His Holiness will inaugurate Rato Monastery in the morning.

Public Talk in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India on February 12: His Holiness will give a public talk on Ethics for the New Millennium at Hotel Clarks Amer in the afternoon.

Teaching in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India on February 19: His Holiness will give a teaching on Introduction to Buddhism at St. Xavier's Football Ground, Parel, Mumbai in the afternoon at the request of the Bihar Foundation Mumbai.

Public Talk in Dharamsala, H.P., India on March 10: His Holiness will deliver his annual political statement on the commemoration of the 52nd Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day in the morning in front of the Main Tibetan Temple.

Teachings in Dharamsala, H.P., India on March 14 & 15: His Holiness will give two-day teachings on Gyalsey Thokme Sangpo's 37 Practices of A Bodhisattva (laklen sodunma) & Kamalashila's The Middling States of Meditation (gomrim barpa) at the request of a group of Thais at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Teachings in Dharamsala, H.P., India on March 19: His Holiness will give a short teaching from the Jataka Tales in the morning at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Public Talk in New Delhi, India on April 2: His Holiness will deliver the 3rd Birth Centenary Lecture in honor of Former Indian President R. Venkataraman on Non Violence & Spiritual Values in a Secular India on the morning at 10 a.m. followed by a panel discussion at the Auditorium of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library located at Teen Murti House, Teen Murti Marg.

Public Talk in Kildare, Ireland on April 13: His Holiness will give a talk on The Spirituality of Compassion in the afternoon at St. Brigid's Catholic Church.

Conference in Dublin, Ireland on April 13: His Holiness will participate in the POSSIBILITIES 2011 Social Forum and give a talk on A Call for Universal Responsibility in the morning being organized by SpunOut.ie, Afri and Children in Crossfire. Contact Website: www.possibilities.ie/social-forum/

Public Talk in Limerick, Ireland on April 14: His Holiness will give a talk on The Power of Forgiveness in the morning at the University of Limerick. Contact Website: www2.ul.ie/web/WWW/Services/News/Dalai_Lam

Public Talk in Stockholm, Sweden on April 15:  His Holiness will participate in an event titled Meet the Dalai Lama in the afternoon organized by the Swedish organization Individuell Människöhjälp (IM).

Public Talk in Stockholm, Sweden on April 15:  His Holiness will give a talk on A Human Approach to World Peace in the morning organized and held at Soderton University.

Public Talk in Lund, Sweden on April 16:  His Holiness will participate in an event titled Meet the Dalai Lama in the afternoon organized by the Swedish organization Individuell Människöhjälp (IM).

Public Talk in Copenhagen, Denmark on April 18: His Holiness will give a public talk on What Life Is All About in the afternoon at the Tivoli Congress Center. Contact Website: www.dalailama.dk

Teaching in Copenhagen, Denmark on April 18: His Holiness will give teachings on Seven Point Mind Training (lojong donduna) in the morning at the Tivoli Congress Center. Contact Website: www.dalailama.dk

Public Discussion in Los Angeles, CA, USA on May 3: His Holiness will participate in a panel discussion titled Secular Ethics: Origins, Elements and Their Function in Society in the afternoon organized by the University of Southern California’s Student Interfaith Council at USC's Bovard Auditorium. Contact Website: www.dalailama.usc.edu

Public Talk in Los Angeles, CA, USA on May 3: His Holiness will give a public talk on Secular Ethics, Human Values and Society in the morning  organized by the University of Southern California’s Student Interfaith Council at USC's Galen Center. Contact Website: http://dalailama.usc.edu

Public Talk in Irvine, CA, USA on May 4: His Holiness will participate in a dialogue with youth leaders on Compassion and Global Leadership in the afternoon organized by the University of California Irvine at the UCI Bren Events Center. Contact Website: www.livingpeace.uci.edu

Talk in Long Beach, CA, USA on May 4: His Holiness will be presented with "Shine A Light" Award from Amnesty International in the morning, and will give a keynote address on Human Rights at the Carpenter Performing Art Center. Contact Website: http://www.amnestyusa.org/dalailama

Public Talk in Minneapolis, MN, USA on May 8: His Holiness will give a public talk on Peace Through Inner Peace in the afternoon organized by the Center for Spirituality and Healing and the Tibetan American Foundation of Minnesota at the Mariucci Arena, University of Minnesota. Contact Website: www.dalailama.umn.edu

Teaching in Minneapolis, MN, USA on May 8: His Holiness will confer a Medicine Buddha Empowerment in the morning organized by the Center for Spirituality and Healing and the Tibetan American Foundation of Minnesota at the Mariucci Arena, University of Minnesota. Contact Website: www.dalailama.umn.edu

Talk in Dallas, TX, USA on May 9: His Holiness will give a keynote address organized by Southern Methodist University in the afternoon at McFarlin Auditorium. Contact Website: www.SMU.edu

Public Talk in Fayetteville, AR, USA on May 11: His Holiness will give a public talk on Non-Violence in the New Century: The Way Forward in the afternoon organized by the University of Arkansas at the Bud Walton Arena. Contact Website: www.dalailama.uark.edu

Panel Discussion in Fayetteville, AR, USA on May 11: His Holiness will participate in a panel discussion on Turning Swords into Ploughshares: The Many Paths of Non-Violence in the morning organized by the University of Arkansas at the Bud Walton Arena. Contact Website: www.dalailama.uark.edu

Conference in Newark, NJ, USA from May 13 & 14: His Holiness will participate in the Newark Peace Education Summit The Power of Non-Violence organized by the Tibet House and the Drew A. Katz Foundation. Contact Website: www.newarkpeace.org

Teaching in Dharamsala, H.P., India on June 3 & 4: His Holiness will give two days of teachings on Buddhism in the mornings to Tibetan youth at Upper TCV School Auditorium.

Teaching in Melbourne, Australia from June 11 to 13: His Holiness will give three days of teachings on Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug) organized by the Dalai Lama in Australia at the Melbourne Convention Center. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Public Talk in Melbourne, Australia on June 11: His Holiness will give a public talk on A Conversation with HHDL on Happiness, Life & Living - Karma and Reincarnation in the afternoon organized by the Dalai Lama in Australia at the Melbourne Convention Center. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Public Talk in Canberra, Australia on June 14: His Holiness will give a public talk on A Conversation with HHDL on Happiness, Life & Living - Love and Forgiveness in the afternoon organized by the Dalai Lama in Australia at the Royal Theater National Convention Center. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Forum in Brisbane, Australia on June 15: His Holiness will participate in a youth forum on No Matter What Never Give Up in the afternoon organized by the Dalai Lama in Australia at the Suncorp Piazza, Southbank Parklands. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Teaching in Sunshine Coast, Australia on June 16: His Holiness will give a short Buddhist teaching in the afternoon at the Chenresig Institute. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Conference in Brisbane, Australia on June 17: His Holiness will participate in a conference on Happiness and Its Causes in the morning at the  Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Center. Contact Website: www.happinessanditscauses.com.au

Public Talk in Brisbane, Australia on June 17: His Holiness will give a public talk on A Conversation with HHDL on Happiness, Life & Living - Happiness and Compassion in the afternoon organized by the Dalai Lama in Australia at the Riverstage, Botanic Garden. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Public Talk in Perth, Australia on June 19: His Holiness will give a public talk on A Conversation with HHDL on Happiness, Life & Living - Spirituality in the Modern World in the morning organized by the Dalai Lama in Australia at the Burswood Dome. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Teachings in Dharamsala, H.P., India on June 28 & 29: His Holiness will give two-day teachings on Je Tsongkhapa's Praise to the Buddha for His Teachings on Dependent Origination (tendrel toepa) and also confer an Avalokiteshvera Permission Initiation (chenresig jenang) at the request of a group of Vietnamese at the Main Tibetan Temple. Contact: Snow Lotus Foundation, Email: snowlotusfoundation@gmail.com, Tel: +84919996858

Kalachakra for World Peace in Washington, DC, USA from July 6 to 16: During the first three days of the Kalachakra, from July 6 through 8, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, along with the monks of Namgyal Monastery and senior lamas, will conduct rituals which prepare and consecrate the venue. These include chanting of prayers, creation of the sand mandala and other rituals. From July 9 to 11, His Holiness will give preliminary teachings on Gyalsey Thokme Sangpo's 37 Practices of A Boddhisattva (laklen sodunma) & Kamalashila's The Middling States of Meditation (gomrim barpa). On July 12, the Kalachakra Ritual Dance will be performed by the monks of Namgyal Monastery. His Holiness will confer the Kalachakra Initiation from July 13 to 15. On July 16, a long life empowerment (tsewang) and a ceremony offering prayers for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be performed. Kalachakra 2011 is  organized by the Capital Area Tibetan Association. Contact Website: www.kalachakra2011.com

Teaching in Toulouse, France on August 13 & 14: His Holiness will give teachings on Kamalashila's The Middling States of Meditation (gomrim barpa) at the Zenith de Toulouse organized by Chemins de Sagesse - Toulouse 2011. Contact Website: www.dalailama-toulouse2011.fr

Public Talk in Toulouse, France on August 15: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Art of Happiness at the Zenith de Toulouse organized by Chemins de Sagesse - Toulouse 2011. Contact Website: www.dalailama-toulouse2011.fr

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from August 30 to September 1: His Holiness will give three-day teachings on Shantideva’s A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life (chodjug) at the request of a group of Southeast Asians. Contact Website: www.tibetanbc.org

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from October 24 to 26: His Holiness will give three-day teachings from sections on serenity (shiney) and insight (lhaktong) from Je Tsongkhapa's The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (lamrim chenmo) at the request of a group of Koreans.

Teachings in Dharamsala, H.P., India from December 19 to 21: His Holiness will give three-day teachings at the request of a group of Russian Buddhists at the Main Tibetan Temple. Contact websites: www.savetibet.ru and www.khurul.ru

 

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