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.

 
2015
 
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

Public Talk in Leura, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia on June 8: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Wisdom of Forgiveness organized by the Dalai Lama in Australia in the afternoon at the Katoomba Public School. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Multi-Faith Event in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia on June 11: His Holiness will participate in a multi-faith event organized by the Dalai Lama in Australia in the morning at the Cathedral of St. Stephen's Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Teaching in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia on June 11 & 12: His Holiness will give teachings on Nagarjuna's Precious Garland (norbu trengwa) organized by the Dalai Lama in Australia at the Brisbane Convention Center. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Public Talk in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia on June 12: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Wisdom of Compassion organized by the Dalai Lama in Australia in the afternoon at Riverstage. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Public Talk in Perth, Western Australia, Australia on June 14: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Wisdom of Giving & Receiving organized by the Dalai Lama in Australia in the afternoon at Perth Arena. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Long Life Offering Ceremony in Dharamsala, HP, India on June 21: As part of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's official 80th Birthday Celebration, His Holiness will participate in a long-life offering ceremony organized by the Central Tibetan Administration, Geluk Association & Domey Association at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Public Talk in Aldershot, UK on June 29: His Holiness will give a public talk on Buddhism in 21st Century organized by the Buddhist Community Center UK at the ESS Stadium. Contact Website: www.bccuk.co.uk/bccuk/

Discussion in Dallas, TX, USA on July 1: His Holiness will participate in a moderated discussion hosted by the George W. Bush Presidential Center and SMU in conjunction with the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth at SMU’s Moody Coliseum. Contact Website: www.bushcenter.org

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama's Official 80th Birthday Celebration and Global Compassion Summit in Anaheim and Irvine, CA, USA from July 5 to 7: As part of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's official 80th Birthday Celebration in the U.S., His Holiness will participate in various talks, events and panel discussions at the Honda Center in Anaheim and the Bren Events Center at the UC Irvine Campus organized by Friends of the Dalai Lama in partnership with the Center for Living Peace and University of California, Irvine.  Contact Website: www.HHDL80.org  

Teaching and Long Life Offering Ceremony in New York, NY, USA on July 9 and 10: His Holiness will give a teaching on Kamalashila's The Middle Stages of Meditation (gomrim barpa) at the Javits Center on July 9 organized by the North American Tibetan Associations. On July 10 morning, His Holiness will confer a White Tara long-life empowerment (drolkar tsewang) followed by a long life prayer offering to His Holiness by the North American Tibetan Associations along with participation from the broader American society and the communities from Mongolia, Buryat, Kalmyk & Tuva regions of the Russian Federation, Bhutan and Himalayan regions in India & Nepal. Contact Website: www.dalailamabirthday.net

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama's 80th Birthday Public Gratitude Event in New York, NY, USA on July 10: A public gratitude event for His Holiness will be organized at the Javits Center on July 10 afternoon organized by the North American Tibetan Associations along with participation from the broader American society and the communities from Mongolia, Buryat, Kalmyk & Tuva regions of the Russian Federation, Bhutan, and Himalayan regions in India & Nepal. Contact Website: www.dalailamabirthday.net

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from September 7 to 10: His Holiness will give a four-day teaching (topic to be decided) at the request of a group from Asia including Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from October 1 to 4: His Holiness will give teachings at the request of a group of Taiwanese at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Inauguration & Teaching in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India from December 20 to 23: His Holiness will inaugurate the new Assembly Hall of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery on the morning of December 20. He will then give three days of teachings from December 21 to 23 on Dharmakirti's Commentary on Pramana-samuccaya (tsema namdrel) at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery.

Teaching in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India from December 24 to 28: His Holiness will continue his teachings on the 18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery at the request of H.E. Ling Choktrul Rinpoche and Gaden Shartse Monastery. Contact Websites: http://www.jangchuplamrim.org and http://www.jangchuplamrim.com

2016

Kalachakra in Bodhgaya, Bihar, India from January 14 to 25: His Holiness will be giving the Kalachakra at the request of the Central Tibetan Adminstration. During the first three days of the Kalachakra, from January 14 to 16, 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. On the mornings of January 17, 18 and 19, His Holiness will give preliminary teachings on Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug) and conduct preparation prayers in the afternoons. On January 20, the Kalachakra Ritual Dance will be performed by the monks of Namgyal Monastery. His Holiness will confer the Kalachakra Initiation during the afternoons from January 21 to 24. On January 25, a long life empowerment (tsewang) and a ceremony offering prayers for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be performed in the morning.

 

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