Schedule

Note: Below is the public schedule of His Holiness the Dalai Lama both in India as well as abroad. Please note that for many of these events, tickets are required in order to gain entrance. People are requested to contact the organizers directly or visit the websites given below for further information on tickets. In general, most of the events in India are free where as the majority of events abroad require paid tickets. 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 below dates are subject to change. 

2016

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from June 1 to 3: His Holiness will give teachings on Domthonpa's A Tree of Faith - A Self-Exhortation from Book of Kadam (rang-gyu kul-ma deb-pa de-pey jon-shing) at the request of Tibetan youth at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from June 7 to 9: His Holiness will continue his teachings from Chapter 4 of Shantideva's Bodhicharyavatara (chodjug) at the request of Nalanda Shiksha at the Main Tibetan Temple. Contact Email: shantideva2016@gmail.com

Public Talk in Washington, DC, USA on June 13: His Holiness will give a public talk on A Peaceful Mind in a Modern World in the afternoon at the Bender Arena, American University organized by the Capital Area Tibetan Association. Contact Website: www.dalailama2016dc.com

Public Talk in Westminster, CA, USA on June 18: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Power of Compassion as Key to Accomplishing Greater Values to Self and Others in the morning at the new Dieu Ngu Temple.

Teaching in Westminster, CA, USA on June 18: His Holiness will give a Buddhist teaching including conferment of a Medicine Buddha Empowerment in the afternoon at the new Dieu Ngu Temple. To register for the teaching kindly visit http://chua-dieu-ngu.org/

Inauguration Program in Westminster, CA, USA on June 19: His Holiness will participate in the Grand Opening Ceremony of the Dieu Ngu Temple hosted by Venerable Vien Li. He will also participate in a talk with Vietnamese Youth attending the Grand Opening Ceremony.

Public Talk in Salt Lake City, UT, USA, on June 21His Holiness will give a public talk on Compassion and Universal Responsibility organized by the University of Utah in partnership with the Utah Tibet Foundation at the Huntsman Center. Tickets will be released on Monday, 4 April and available at: Utahtickets.com and Rice-Eccles Stadium ticket office, 801-581-8849.

Teaching in Boulder, Colorado, USA on June 23: His Holiness will give a teaching on Geshe Langri Thangpa’s Eight Verses of Training the Mind (lojong tsikgyema) in the morning at the Coors Event Center organized by the Tibetan Association of Colorado. All tickets are sold. For live webcast, please visit http://www.colorado.edu/dalailama/

Public Talk in Boulder, Colorado, USA on June 23: His Holiness will give a public talk on Educating the Heart and Mind in the afternoon at the Coors Event Center organized by the CU-Boulder Student Government (CUSG) and the CU-Boulder Cultural Events Board (CEB). All tickets are sold. For live webcast, please visit http://www.colorado.edu/dalailama/ 

Public Talk in Indianapolis, IN, USA, on June 25: His Holiness will give a public talk on Compassion As a Pillar of World Peace organized by the Indiana Buddhist Center in partnership with the Center for Interfaith Cooperation and Compassionate Indy at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Tickets will be released on Friday April 29, and available at Ticketmaster.com.

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from August 29 to September 1: His Holiness will continue his teaching from Chapter 2 of Nagarjuna's The Precious Garland of the Middle Way (uma rinchen trengwa) at the request of a group from Asia including Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Mind & Life Dialogue in Brussels, Belgium from September 9 to 11: There will be a two and a half day Mind & Life Dialogue on Power and Care with leading experts in science, economics and religion to be held at the Bozar Center for Fine Arts organized by Mind & Life Europe. Contact Website: www.powerandcare.org

Public Talk in Brussels, Belgium on September 11: His Holiness will give a public talk on Individual Engagement and Global Responsibility organized in the afternoon by Mind & Life Europe at the Palais 12, Brussels Expo - Belgium. Contact Website: www.dalailama2016.be

Teaching in Strasbourg, France on September 17 & 18: On September 17, His Holiness will give a one-day teaching on Nagarjuna's Commentary on Bodhicitta (jangchup semdrel) and on September 18 morning His Holiness will confer an Avalokiteshvera Initiation (chenresig wang) organized by the Federation of Tibetan Buddhism. Contact Website: www.dalailama-strasbourg2016.com

Public Talk in Strasbourg, France on September 18: His Holiness will give a public talk on Ethics Beyond Religion in the afternoon organized by the Federation of Tibetan Buddhism. Contact Website: www.dalailama-strasbourg2016.com

Teaching in Dharamsala from October 3 to 6: His Holiness will give a four-day teaching on Aryadeva's 400 Stanzas on the Middle Way (uma shigyapa) at the request of a group of Taiwanese at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Teaching in Riga, Latvia on October 10 & 11: His Holiness will give two-day teachings on Dharmakirti's Pramanavarttika (tsema namdrel) at the request of Save Tibet Foundation (Moscow) and Saglabasim Tibetu (Riga). Contact Website: http://lv.dalailama.ru/

Teaching in Milan, Italy on October 21 & 22: On October 21, His Holiness will give a one-day teaching on The Three Principal Aspects of The Path (lamtso namsum) and Tsongkhapa's In Praise to Dependent Origination (tendrel toepa) organized by The Ghe Pel Ling Institute for Tibetan Buddhist Studies. Contact Website: http://www.dalailama-milano2016.com 

Public Talk in Milan, Italy on October 22: On October 22 afternoon, His Holiness will give a public talk on Secular Ethics organized by The Ghe Pel Ling Institute for Tibetan Buddhist Studies. Contact Website: www.dalailama-milano2016.com

2017

Kalachakra in Bodhgaya, Bihar, India from January 3 to 14: His Holiness will be giving the Kalachakra at the request of the Kashag of the Central Tibetan Administration. During the first three days of the Kalachakra, from January 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 January 6 to 8, His Holiness will give preliminary teachings on Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug) and Kamalashila's The Middling States of Meditation (gomrim barpa). On January 9, the Kalachakra Ritual Dance will be performed by the monks of Namgyal Monastery. His Holiness will confer the Kalachakra Initiation from January 10 to 13. On January 14, a long life empowerment (tsewang) and a ceremony offering prayers for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be performed.

 

 

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