Meeting with the Canadian Parliamentary Friends of Tibet

Meeting with the Canadian Parliamentary Friends of Tibet

October 25th 2014

Vancouver, BC, Canada, 24 October 2014 - Before leaving Vancouver at the end of his four day visit to Canada, His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with 10 Canadian MPs from the Parliamentary Friends of Tibet. Among them were Jason Kenney, Minister for Employment & Social Development and Multiculturalism, Kerry-Lynn Findlay, Minister for National Revenue and the new Chair of the PFT, Bernard Trottier.

Eight Verses of Training the Mind & Avalokiteshvara Empowerment
Eight Verses of Training the Mind & Avalokiteshvara Empowerment
October 24th 2014
Vancouver, BC, Canada, 23 October 2014 - It was still dark as His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove through driving rain, weather locals say is typical of Vancouver, to the UBC Thunderbird Arena, this morning. He was making an early start in order to perform preparatory rituals for an Avalokiteshvara empowerment. Walking onto the stage of the almost empty hall, His Holiness scrutinized the images of the Buddha, Avalokiteshvara and 21 Taras in thangkas hanging behind the throne.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama Expresses Shock and Sadness at the Recent Tragedy in Canada
His Holiness the Dalai Lama Expresses Shock and Sadness at the Recent Tragedy in Canada
October 23rd 2014
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 23 October 2014 – In a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada, His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his shock at the senseless acts of violence that took place in Ottawa yesterday, including an attack on the Parliament, resulting in the loss of life and injury. While on a three-day visit to Vancouver, B.C., His Holiness expressed his deep sense of sadness and solidarity with the people of Canada and offered prayers, especially for the families who had lost loved ones and those who were injured.
The Art and Science of Education of the Heart
The Art and Science of Education of the Heart
October 23rd 2014
Vancouver, BC, Canada, 22 October 2014 - After a stormy night, the morning was full of light as His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove across Vancouver to the University of British Columbia. The trees along the way were ablaze with the red and gold shades of autumn. He was to participate in a panel discussion in the Chan Center for the Performing Arts hosted by UBC and the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education.
Education of the Heart
Education of the Heart
October 22nd 2014
Vancouver, BC, Canada, 21 October 2104 - After a long journey to Vancouver from India via Japan, on his fourth visit to the city, His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s first public engagement today was at John Oliver School. He witnessed two classroom demonstrations. The first involved junior students who were focused on gratitude.
 

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Dialogue in Birmingham, Alabama, USA on October 25: His Holiness will participate in a dialogue on Neuroplasticity and Healing organized by the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Contact Website: http://www.uab.edu/DalaiLama

Interfaith Event in Birmingham, Alabama, USA on October 26: His Holiness will participate in an interfaith dialogue entitled Beyond Belief in the morning at The Alabama Theater. Contact Website: www.birminghamhumanrights.com

Public Talk in Birmingham, Alabama, USA on October 26: His Holiness will give a public talk on Secular Ethics in Our Time in the afternoon at the Regions Field. Contact Website: www.birminghamhumanrights.com

Teaching in Boston, MA, USA on October 30: His Holiness will give a day-long Buddhist teaching based on Geshe Langri Thangpa's Eight Verses of Training the Mind and confer the Generation of Bodhicitta organized by the Vietnamese Buddhist community at the Wang Centre for Performing Arts. Contact Website: www.prajnaupadesa.net

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