Below is the public schedule of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. All events are free and open to the public unless noted. For ticketed events, people are requested to contact the organizers directly or visit the listed websites for further information on tickets.
For all teachings in Dharamsala, registration is required in order to attend. Registration begins a few days before the actual start of the teaching and ends the day before the first day of the teaching. Registration hours are from 9 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm at the Branch Security Office in McLeod Ganj (Bhagsunath Road near Hotel Tibet). Kindly bring your passport for registration. A nominal fee of Rs. 10 will be charged.
For your information, as a long-standing policy His Holiness the Dalai Lama does not accept any fees for his talks. Where tickets need to be purchased, organizers are requested by our office to charge the minimum entrance fee in order to cover their costs only.
Please note that the dates given below are subject to change.
June 3, 2019
His Holiness will give a one day teaching on Gyalsey Thokme Sangpos’s Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva (laklen sodunma) in the morning for Tibetan Youth at the Main Tibetan Temple. On June 4 other learned scholars will give teachings.
June 5, 2019
His Holiness will confer the Avalokiteshvara Initiation (chenresig jigten wangchuk wang) in the morning at the request of Dzonga Choede Monastery at the Main Tibetan Temple.
June 19, 2019
His Holiness will attend a Long Life offering prayer given to him by two groups in the morning at the Main Tibetan Temple.
July 5, 2019
His Holiness will attend a Long Life offering prayer given to him by former staff of the Central Tibetan Administration in the morning at the Main Tibetan Temple.
September 4 - 6, 2019
His Holiness will give three days of teachings in the mornings at the request of a group from Asia.
October 2 - 5, 2019
His Holiness will give four days of teachings at the request of Taiwanese.
November 4 - 6, 2019
His Holiness will give three days of teachings at the request of Koreans.
December 28 - 31, 2019
On December 28 and 29 mornings, His Holiness will give teachings on Shantideva's A Guide to the Boddhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug). On December 30 morning, His Holiness will confer an Avalokiteshvera Initiation (chenresig wang). On December 31 morning, His Holiness will attend a Long Life offering prayer given to him.
January 2 - 3, 2020
His Holiness will conclude the empowerments that he was not able to complete in Bodhgaya in December 2018 on The Wheel of Teachings on Manjushri Empowerments (jamyang choekhor) in the mornings.