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Welcome His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

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Welcome to Hawaii! and mahalo to Pierre & Pam Omidyar with the Hawaii Community Foundation, for hosting and arranging His Holiness’ Hawaii 2012 visit. For video and audio coverage of His Holiness’ visit to Oahu, check with www. PacificNetwork.tv.

ABOUT HIS HOLINESS THE 14th DALAI LAMA
His Holiness the Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent struggle for Tibet and received the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of his “many enduring and outstanding contributions to peace, nonviolence, human rights and religious understanding.” He recently was awarded the 2012 Templeton Prize for his work in spiritually relevant scientific research. Author of more than 72 books and the recipient of numerous awards and honorary doctorates, His Holiness describes himself as a simple Buddhist monk. For more information about the Dalai Lama, please visit: www.dalailama.com.

Public Talk in Honolulu, HI, USA on April 14: His Holiness will give a public talk for high school, college and university students on Educating the Heart in the afternoon at the Stan Sheriff Center, University of Hawaii organized by the Hawaii Community Foundation and its partners as well as by hosts Pierre and Pamela Omidyar. Contact Website: www.pillarsofpeacehawaii.org

Public Talk in Honolulu, HI, USA on April 15: His Holiness will give a public talk on Advancing Peace Through the Power of Aloha in the afternoon at the Stan Sheriff Center, University of Hawaii organized by the Hawaii Community Foundation and its partners as well as by hosts Pierre and Pamela Omidyar. Contact Website: www.pillarsofpeacehawaii.org

Other events:
Panel Discussion in San Diego, CA, USA on April 18: His Holiness will participate in a panel discussion on Climate Change: Balance Through Universal Responsibility, Compassion and Human Consciousness in the morning at RIMAC Arena organized by the University of California San Diego. Contact Website: www.dalailamasandiego.org

Public Talk in San Diego, CA, USA on April 18: His Holiness will give a public talk on Cultivating Peace and Justice in the afternoon at the Jenny Craig Pavilion at the University of San Diego. Contact Website: www.dalailamasandiego.org

Public Talk in San Diego, CA, USA on April 19: His Holiness will give a public talk on Upholding Universal Ethics and Compassion in Challenging Times in the morning at the Viejas Arena at San Diego State University. Contact Website: www.dalailamasandiego.org

Teaching in Los Angeles, CA, USA on April 20 & 21: His Holiness will confer the Solitary Yamantaka Initiation (jigje wang) at the request of Gaden Shartse Thubten Dhargye Ling at the Long Beach Arena in the Long Beach Convention Center. Contact Website: www.tdling.org

Public Talk in Los Angeles, CA, USA on April 21: His Holiness will give a public talk on Peace of Mind In Troubled Times organized by the Gaden Shartse Thubten Dhargye Ling at the Long Beach Arena in the Long Beach Convention Center. Contact Website: www.tdling.org

Summit in Chicago, IL, USA on April 25: His Holiness will participate in the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. Contact Website: www.nobelsummitchicago.org

Public Talk in Chicago, IL, USA on April 26: His Holiness will give a public talk on Non-Violence organized by the TIBETcenter Chicago at the Gentile Arena in Loyola University. Contact Website: www.tibetcenterchicago.org

Interfaith Dialogue in Chicago, IL, USA on April 26: His Holiness will participate in an interfaith dialogue and collaboration preceded by conferral of an Honorary Degree on HHDL organized by Loyola University. Contact Website: www.luc.edu

Public Talk in Ottawa, Canada on April 28: His Holiness will give a public talk on Ethics for a Whole World organized by the Canada Tibet Committee at the Civic Center. Contact Website: www.tibet.ca/2012

Public Talk in Maribor, Slovenia on May 16: His Holiness will give a public talk on Cultivating Peace of Mind.

Teaching in Klagenfurt, Austria on May 18 & 19: His Holiness will give two-day teachings on The Heart Sutra (sherab nyingpo), Atisha’s Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment (jangchup lamdron) & The Song of the Four Mindfulnesses – Instructions on the View of the Middle by the 7th Dalai Lama, Kelsang Gyatso (tatri drenpa shiden) and also confer a Medicine Buddha Empowerment organized by the Tibet Center – I.H.H.T.S., Huttenberg 2012 at the Klagenfurt Fair (Messe). Contact Websites: www.tibetcenter.at and www.dalailama.at

Public Talk in Klagenfurt, Austria on May 20: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Art of Happiness in the morning organized by the Tibet Center – I.H.H.T.S., Huttenberg 2012 at the Klagenfurt Fair (Messe). Contact Websites: www.tibetcenter.at and www.dalailama.at

Keynote Address in Salzburg, Austria on May 21: His Holiness will give the keynote address on World Peace and Universal Responsibility in the morning jointly organized by the Tibet Center – I.H.H.T.S., Huttenberg 2012, the Center of Intercultural Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Salzburg and the Alpine Peace Crossing at the Salzburg Fair (Messezentrum – Salzburgarena). Contact Websites: www.tibetcenter.at and www.dalailama.at

Inter-Religious Dialogue in Salzburg, Austria on May 21: His Holiness will participate in an inter-religious dialogue event Harmony in Diversity in the afternoon jointly organized by the Tibet Center – I.H.H.T.S., Huttenberg 2012, the Center of Intercultural Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Salzburg and the Alpine Peace Crossing at the Salzburg Fair (Messezentrum – Salzburgarena). Contact Websites: www.tibetcenter.at and www.dalailama.at

Public Talk in Huy, Belgium on May 24: His Holiness will give a public talk on Advice and Vision for Creating a Better Society organized by Institute Yeunten Ling. Contact Website: www.dalailama-2012.be

Public Talk in Vienna, Austria on May 25: His Holiness will give a public talk on Beyond Religion – Ethics and Human Values in Today’s Society organized by the Tibet Center – I.H.H.T.S., Huttenberg 2012 at the Vienna Stadthalle. Contact Websites: www.tibetcenter.at and www.dalailama.at

Symposium in Vienna, Austria on May 26: His Holiness will participate in a symposium on Buddhism and Science titled Mind and Matter – New Models of Reality jointly organized by the Tibet Center – I.H.H.T.S., Huttenberg 2012 and the University of Vienna at the Audimax in Vienna University. Contact Websites: www.tibetcenter.at and www.dalailama.at

Teachings in Dharamsala, HP, India from June 7 to 9: His Holiness will give three days of teachings on Introductory Buddhist Teachings at the request of Indian Buddhists at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Talk in Manchester, UK on June 16: His Holiness will give a talk to youth on Stand Up and Be the Change at the Manchester Arena. Contact Website: www.dalailama2012uk.org

Teaching in Manchester, UK on June 17 & 18: His Holiness will give teachings on the morning of June 17 and the whole day of June 18 on Geshe Langri Thangpa’s Eight Verses of Training the Mind (lojong tsik gyema) and Nagarjuna’s In Praise of Dhammadhatu (choying toepa) at the Manchester Arena. Contact Website: www.dalailama2012uk.org

Public Talk in Manchester, UK on June 17: His Holiness will give a public talk on Real Change Happens in the Heart at the Manchester Arena. Contact Website: www.dalailama2012uk.org

Public Talk in London, UK on June 19: His Holiness will give a public talk on Real Change Happens in the Heart at the Royal Albert Hall. Contact Website: www.dalailama2012uk.org

Public Talk in Edinburgh, Scotland on June 22: His Holiness will give a public talk on Beyond Religion: Ethics for the Whole World in the morning as part of the 20th Anniversary of The Edinburgh Lectures at Usher Hall. Contact Website: www.dalailamascotland.org
Public Talk in Dundee, Scotland on June 22: His Holiness will give a public talk on Education of the Heart in the afternoon at the Caird Hall. Contact Website: www.dalailamascotland.org

Public Talk in Inverness, Scotland on June 23: His Holiness will give a public talk on Be the Change at the Eden Court Theater. Contact Website: www.dalailamascotland.org

Teaching in Milan, Italy on June 27 & 28: His Holiness will give teachings on Tsongkhapa’s The Three Principal Aspects of the Path (lamtso namsum) on June 27 and confer the Avalokiteshvera Empowerment (chenresig wang) in the morning of June 28 at the Milano Forum organized by Ghe Pel Ling Institute for Tibetan Studies. Contact Websites: www.dalailama-milano2012.org and www.gpling.org

Public Talk in Milan, Italy on June 28: His Holiness will give a public talk on Happiness Beyond Religion in the afternoon at the Milano Forum organized by Ghe Pel Ling Institute for Tibetan Studies. Contact Websites: www.dalailama-milano2012.org and www.gpling.org

Teachings in Dharamsala, HP, India from September 4 to 6: His Holiness will give three days of teachings at the request of Southeast Asians at the Main Tibetan Temple.

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

Teachings in Dharamsala, HP, India from October 29 to 31: His Holiness will give three days of teachings at the request of Koreans at the Main Tibetan Temple.

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