Long Life Prayers Offered to His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Long Life Prayers Offered to His Holiness the Dalai Lama

March 4th 2015

Dharamsala, HP, India, 4 March 2015 - On a bright but chilly morning today, the fresh snow on the mountains brilliant against the blue sky, a complex Long Life Prayer in connection with Amitayus, the Buddha of Longevity, was offered to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Monks from Dorje Drak Monastery, large drums strapped to their backs, performed a ritual Cham dance to welcome him as he walked through the gate to his residence

Buddhist Teachings Related to the Eight Verses for Training the Mind
Buddhist Teachings Related to the Eight Verses for Training the Mind
February 13th 2015
Copenhagen, Denmark, 12 February 2015 - A group of Danish Parliamentarians representing all eight parties present in parliament were the focus of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s first meeting this morning. He greeted them saying: “In 1973, as I was about to set out on my first trip to Europe, the BBC correspondent Mark Tully asked me why I was going and I told him that although I was a refugee I considered myself a citizen of the world."
Strength Through Compassion and Connection
Strength Through Compassion and Connection
February 12th 2015
Copenhagen, Denmark, 11 February 2015 - The first engagement of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s day in Copenhagen was a meeting with the Press. Journalists respectfully welcomed him to the room and he began by outlining his three commitments. “I’m very happy to be here, meeting with my Danish friends once again. We are all human beings, physically, mentally and emotionally the same. We all want to lead a happy life and essential to our physical and mental well-being is peace of mind."
Meeting Tibetans and Buddhists from Trondheim to Copenhagen
Meeting Tibetans and Buddhists from Trondheim to Copenhagen
February 11th 2015
openhagen, Denmark, 10 February 2015 - As darkness lay on the sea around Trondheim this morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with Tibetans who had come to see him. “We have been in exile for nearly 56 years,” he said, “which in the life of a people is not such a long time, but for one individual may seem long. The spirit of Tibetans in Tibet is still very strong."
Guest at the International Student Festival in Trondheim
Guest at the International Student Festival in Trondheim
February 10th 2015
Trondheim, Norway, 9 February 2015 - From Basel at the heart of Europe, where the territories of France, Switzerland and Germany converge, His Holiness the Dalai Lama this morning flew due north to a city closer to the edge of the continent. Trondheim, Norway’s first capital more than a thousand years ago, is the site of another convergence.
 

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Teachings in Dharamsala, H.P., India on March 5: His Holiness will give a short teaching from the Jataka Tales in the morning at the Main Tibetan Temple. 

Teaching in Tokyo, Japan on April 12 & 13: His Holiness will give a Buddhist teaching based on The Heart Sutra (sherab nyingpo) & Nagarjuna’s Commentary on Bodhichitta (jangchub semdrel) and confer the Avalokiteshvera Empowerment (chenresig jenang) organized by the Liaison Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for East-Asia at Showa Joshi Hitomi Hall. Contact Website: www.tibethouse.jp

Teaching in Leura, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia from June 5 to 9: His Holiness will give five days of teachings on Commentary on the Five Stages of Guhyasamaja and confer the Yamantaka Initiation (jigje wang) organized by the Dalai Lama in Australia at the Fairmont Resort, Luera, Blue Mountains. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

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