2014 Archive

Address in Bangalore, Karnataka, India on January 6: His Holiness will give the keynote address at the Inaugural ceremony of the a 4-day International Conference on Bounds of Ethics in a Globalized World in the morning at Christ University.

Address in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India on January 7: His Holiness will give the Presidential Address at a program with Mouna Sadhu Sathyananda Maharaj in the afternoon at Hall "E" of Codissa Trade Fair Center.

Address in Bhandara, Maharashtra, India on January 10: His Holiness will address a public meeting organized by the Bhandara Indian community in the morning.

Address in Raipur, Chattisgarh, India on January 13: His Holiness will address the inauguration of a national seminar on the Philosophy of Nagarjuna in the afternoon at Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University.

Address in Sirpur, Chattisgarh, India on January 14: His Holiness will address school children in the afternoon at the local government school.

Public Talk Address in Raipur, Chattisgarh, India on January 15: His Holiness will give a public talk in the afternoon at Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University

Inter-Faith Conclave in Guwahati, Assam, India on February 1: His Holiness will participate in an inter-faith conclave in the afternoon at Rabindra Bhawan organized by the LBS Publications House.

Public Talk in Guwahati, Assam, India on February 2: His Holiness will deliver the First LBS Founders' Commemorative Lecture on A Human Approach to Peace and the Individual at Nehru Stadium in the morning. Contact Email: bdbaruah@lbsbooks.com

Inauguration in Guwahati, Assam, India on February 2: His Holiness will inaugurate the 5-Day Festival of Tibetan Art & Culture in the afternoon at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetr

Address in Shillong, Meghalaya, India on February 3: His Holiness will address the 6th Convocation of the Martin Luther Christian University in the afternoon.

Teaching in Shillong, Meghalaya, India on February 4: His Holiness will give a one day teaching to the Buddhist community on the Polo Grounds.

Inter-Faith Event in Shillong, Meghalaya, India on February 5: His Holiness will participate in an inter-faith event in the afternoon at the State Central Library.

Public Talk in San Francisco, California, USA on February 22: His Holiness will give a public talk in the afternoon at Davies Symphony Hall. Contact Website: www.himalayan-foundation.org

Public Talk in Berkeley, California, USA on February 23: His Holiness will give a public talk on How To Achieve Happiness in the morning at the Berkeley Community Theater. Contact Website: www.tanc.org

Dialogue in Santa Clara, California, USA on February 24: His Holiness will participate in a dialogue on the theme of Compassion and Business at Santa Clara University organized by CCARE and Santa Clara University.

Discussion in Hamburg, Germany on August 23: His Holiness will lead a discussion on Secular Ethics - Human Values In Our Lives. Contact Website: www.dalailama-hamburg.de

 

Public Talk in Los Angeles, California, USA on February 25: His Holiness will give a public talk on Non-Violence and the Effects of Compassion in the 21st Century at the Forum in the afternoon organized by The Lourdes Foundation.

Talk in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA on March 1: His Holiness will give a talk at the 26th annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum in the morning at the Minneapolis Convention Center organized by The Nobel Peace Prize Forum and Augsburg College.

Tibetan New Year Celebration in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA on March 2: His Holiness will participate in Tibetan New Year celebrations in the morning at Augsburg College organized by the Tibetan American Foundation of Minnesota.

Talk in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA on March 2: His Holiness will give a talk on The Nature of Happiness, Fulfillment and Embodiment in the afternoon at Macalester College.

Public Talk in Washington, DC, USA on March 7: His Holiness will give a public talk on Beyond Religion: Ethics for the Whole World in the morning organized by the National Cathedral and the Office of Tibet.

Teachings in Dharamsala, H.P., India on March 16: His Holiness will give a short teaching from the Jataka Tales in the morning at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Talk in New Delhi, India on March 20: His Holiness will give a talk on Success, Ethics and Happiness in the afternoon at Lady Shri Ram College for Women.

Public Talk in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan on April 7: His Holiness will give a public talk at MK Kaikan Hall. Contact Website: www.inorinokai.jimdo.com

Conference in Kyoto, Japan on April 11 & 12: His Holiness will participate in a two-day conference on Mapping the Mind: A Dialogue Between Modern Scientists and Buddhist Science organized by Koko Research Center of Kyoto University and the Mind & Life Institute. Contact Website: http://kokoro.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/index.html 

Teaching in Koyasan, Wakayama, Japan on April 13 & 14: On the afternoon of April 13, His Holiness will give a teaching on Tsongkhapa's Concise Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (lamrim dudon) and Geshe Langri Thangpa's 8 Verses of Training the Mind (lojong tsik gyema). On April 14, His Holiness will confer the Vairocana-abhisambodhi Initiation (namnang ngoenjang wang). These will take place at at Koyasan Monastery.

Teaching in Tokyo, Japan on April 17: His Holiness will give a day-long teaching on Gyalsey Thokme Sangpo's 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva (laklen sodunma) at Hotel Okura. Contact Website: www.tibethouse.jp

Teaching in Riga, Latvia on May 5 & 6: His Holiness will give two-day teachings on the Heart Sutra (sherab nyingpo) & Gyalsey Thokme Sangpo's 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva (laklen sodunma) at the request of a group of Russians. Contact Website: lv.dalailama.ru

Teaching in Oslo, Norway on May 8: His Holiness will give a teaching on Geshe Langri Thangpa's Eight Verses of Training the Mind (lojong tsikgyema) in the morning at Chateau Neuf the request of the Buddhist Federation of Norway and Karma Tashi Ling Buddhist Society. Contact Website: dalailamaoslo.no

Public Talk in Oslo, Norway on May 9: His Holiness will give a public talk on Cultivating Compassion in Everyday Life in the afternoon at Folketeateret. Contact Website: dalailamaoslo.no

Teaching in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on May 11: His Holiness will give a teaching on The Three Principal Paths (lamtso namsum) in the morning at Ahoy Stadium. Contact Website: http://dalailama2014.nl

Public Talk in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on May 11: His Holiness will give a public talk on Well-being, Wisdom and Compassion: a Secular Approach in the afternoon at Ahoy Stadium. Contact Website: http://dalailama2014.nl

Public Talk in Frankfurt, Germany on May 14: His Holiness will give a public talk on Self-Awareness and Compassion in the afternoon at Fraport organized by Tibet House Germany. Contact Website: www.dalailama-frankfurt.info

Discussion in Frankfurt, Germany on May 15: His Holiness will participate in a discussion with school children on Secular Ethics in Our Common World in the morning at St. Paul's Church organized by Tibet House Germany in cooperation with the City of Frankfurt and the Foundation of Reading. Contact Website: www.dalailama-frankfurt.info

Discussion in Frankfurt, Germany on May 15: His Holiness will participate in a discussion with philosopher Rainer Forst and others on Ethics Beyond Religion in the afternoon at St. Paul's Church organized by Tibet House Germany in cooperation with the City of Frankfurt and Geothe University. Contact Website: www.dalailama-frankfurt.info

Teaching in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India from May 30 to June 2: His Holiness will give four days of Introductory Teachings on Buddhism at the request of Nalanda Shiksha. Contact Email: nalandashiksha@gmail.co

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from June 4 to 6: His Holiness will give two days of teachings on The Heart Sutra (sherab nyingpo) and Praise to the Intelligent One (Manjushri Prayer gang loma) on the mornings of June 4 and 5 to Tibetan youth at the TCV School Auditorium. On June 6 morning, His Holiness will confer the Avalokiteshvera Initiation (chenresig wang). Please note that the first two days of teachings will be held indoors where seating will be reserved for registered students only. Members of the public wishing to attend can sit outside the auditorium where the teachings will be broadcast on a public address system. The initiation on the third day will be held outdoors at TCV where there will be seating for all.

Teaching in Livorno, Italy on June 14 & 15: His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give teachings on Nagarjuna’s Letter to a Friend (shetring) on June 14 and also confer an Avalokiteshvera Empowerment (chenresig wang – jigten wangchuk) on June 15 morning at Modigliani Forum organized by Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa. Contact Website: www.dalailama.it/en

Public Talk in Livorno, Italy on June 15: His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give a public talk on Compassionate Ethics in the afternoon at Modigliani Forum organized by Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa. Contact Website: www.dalailama.it/en

Teaching in Padum, Zanskar, J&K, India on June 23 to 25: His Holiness will give a teaching on Tsongkhapa’s Concise Treatises on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (lamrim dudon) on the mornings of June 23 & 24. On June 25 morning he will confer an Avalokiteshvera Initiation (chenresig wang).

Teaching in Likir, Ladakh, J&K, India on July 1: His Holiness will give a teaching on The Heart Sutra in the morning at Likir Monastery.

Kalachakra in Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India from July 3 to 13: His Holiness will be giving the Kalachakra at the request of the two main organizers, the Ladakh Buddhist Association and the Ladakh Gonpa Association. The Tibetan Kongpo Association and the Tibetan Jonang Association are co-sponsors. During the first three days of the Kalachakra, from July 3 to 5, 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 6 to 8, His Holiness will give preliminary teachings on Nagarjuna's Precious Garland of the Middle Way (uma rinchen trengwa) & Letter to a Friend (shetring). On July 9, the Kalachakra Ritual Dance will be performed by the monks of Namgyal Monastery. His Holiness will confer the Kalachakra Initiation from July 10 to 12. On July 13, a long life empowerment (tsewang) and a ceremony offering prayers for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be performed. Contact Website: www.ladakhkalachakra2014.com 

Teaching in Hamburg, Germany from August 24 to 26: His Holiness will give teachings on Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug) on August 24 and 25. He will confer an Avalokiteshvera Initiation (chenresig wang jigten wangchuk) on the morning of August 26. Contact Website: www.dalailama-hamburg.de

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from September 24 to 26: His Holiness will continue to give teachings from Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug) at the request of a group of Southeast Asians at the Main Tibetan Temple. Contact Website: www.tibetanbc.org

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from October 6 to 9: His Holiness will give teachings on Nagarjuna's Fundamental Wisdom Treatise of the Middle Way (uma tsawa sherab) at the request of a group of Taiwanese at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Discussion in Vancouver, BC, Canada on October 21: His Holiness will participate in a forum with leading scientists in economics, neuroscience, psychology and public policy on the theme Science of Education of the Heart in the afternoon at the Vancouver Convention Center. Contact Website: www.dalailamacenter.org

 

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