Addressing a Sino-Tibetan Conference

Addressing a Sino-Tibetan Conference

August 28th 2014

Hamburg, Germany, 27 August 2014 - Shortly before leaving to embark on his journey back to India, His Holiness the Dalai Lama first addressed a conference of Chinese and Tibetans taking place under the theme ‘Finding Common Ground.’ He began by welcoming participants: “I’d like to greet all of you, Chinese brothers and sisters, who have gathered here from many different places."

An Avalokiteshvara Empowerment Followed by Meetings with the Tibetan Community and Tibet Support Group in Germany
An Avalokiteshvara Empowerment Followed by Meetings with the Tibetan Community and Tibet Support Group in Germany
August 27th 2014
Hamburg, Germany, 26 August 2014 - The streets were quiet and the park beyond his hotel empty when His Holiness the Dalai Lama left early this morning for the teaching venue, the Congress Centre. The large hall too was virtually empty as he took his seat before the mandala pavilion on the stage to begin preparations for an Avalokiteshvara Empowerment.
Concluding ‘The Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life’ and ‘37 Practices of a Bodhisattva’
Concluding ‘The Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life’ and ‘37 Practices of a Bodhisattva’
August 26th 2014
Hamburg, Germany, 25 August 2014 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama visited the Museum of Ethnology, Hamburg, this morning. It is currently holding an exhibition entitled ‘Tibet - Nomads at Risk. He was appreciative of the photographs depicting the nomads’ way of life, traditions and the threats that put them at risk. He talked about the negative effects of deforestation, reckless mining for minerals, and the forced settlement of nomads that ultimately leaves them at a loss.
Explaining ‘The Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life’
Explaining ‘The Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life’
August 25th 2014
Hamburg, Germany, 24 August 2014 - Emerging from his hotel into the sunlight falling through the trees, His Holiness the Dalai Lama took time to greet Tibetans and other well-wishers who had gathered to express their respect and support. Reaching the stage of the Congress Centre Hamburg, his first act was to salute a 104 year old woman who had been brought to meet him. The audience was moved as a contented smile lit up the face of the almost motionless old lady in her wheelchair.
Discussing Secular Ethics
Discussing Secular Ethics
August 24th 2014
Hamburg, Germany, 23 August 2014 - After rain in the night, the sun came out for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s short drive to the Hamburg Congress Centre, where he was to talk to 7000 people about secular ethics. Before he set off he gave an interview to Bettina Hansen who hosts a women’s program on ZDF TV. She asked what makes him happy and he replied that he is happy to be one human being among 7 billion others.
 

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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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