H.H. the Dalai Lama 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.
2013

Public Talk in Dunedin, New Zealand on June 11: His Holiness will give a public talk on Beyond Religion: Ethics for the Whole World in the afternoon at the Dunedin Town Hall. Contact Website:www.dalailamavisit.org.nz

Public Talk in Auckland, New Zealand on June 12: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Path to Happiness in the afternoon at the Aotea Center. Contact Website:www.dalailamavisit.org.nz

Teachings in Sydney, Australia from June 14 to 16: His Holiness will give two-and a half days of teachings on Khunu Lama Tenzin Gyaltsen’s Jewel Lamp, A Praise of Bodhichitta (jangchup semkyi toepa rinchen dronme) at the Sydney Entertainment Center. Contact Website:www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Public Talk in Sydney, Australia on June 16: His Holiness will give a public talk on Ethical Mindfulness in Everyday Life in the afternoon at the Sydney Entertainment Center. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Public Talk in Melbourne, Australia on June 18: His Holiness will give a public talk onCompassion, the Foundation of Wellbeing in the afternoon at the Melbourne Convention Center. Contact Website: www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Teaching in Melbourne, Australia on June 19:  His Holiness will give a teaching on The Heart Sutra and Geshi Langri Thangpa’s Eight Verses of Training the Mind at Quang Minh Temple, Braybrook, Melbourne. Contact Website: www.heartsutra2013.org.au

Public Talk in Adelaide, Australia on June 21: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Quest for Happiness in the afternoon at the Adelaide Convention Center. Contact Website:www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Teaching in Darwin, Australia on June 23: His Holiness will give a teaching on The Four Noble Truths in the morning at the Darwin Convention Center. Contact Website:www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Public Talk in Darwin, Australia on June 23: His Holiness will give a public talk on Ethics In Our Shared World in the afternoon at the Darwin Convention Center. Contact Website:www.dalailamainaustralia.org

Teachings in Dharamsala, HP, India on June 27 & 28: His Holiness will give teachings at the TCV Auditorium at the request of Tibetan youth. Please note that only students will be allowed in the hall. Public interested in attending the teaching will be seated outside the hall and must bring fm radios with them in order to listen to the teaching.

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India on July 1 & 2: His Holiness will give a two day teaching onTsongkhapa’s The Three Principal Aspects of the Path (lamtso namsum) and confer a Medicine Buddha Empowerment (menlha jenang) at the request of a group of Vietnamese at the Main Tibetan Temple. There will be only one morning session per day from 0800 am to 1200 noon and no afternoon session. Contact Website: www.phaphoi2013dharamsala.com

Teaching in Hunsur, Karnataka, India on July 13 & 14: His Holiness will confer a two dayYamantaka Initiation (dranak chusum wang) at Dzongar Chodhe Monastery.

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from August 25 to 27: His Holiness will give a two and a half-day teachings on Tsongkhapa’s Concise Treatises on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (lamrim dudon) and An Overview of Tantra from Tsongkhapa’s Stages of the Path of Mantrayana (ngakrim chenmo chishe) at the request of a group of Koreans at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from September 3 to 5: His Holiness will give two and a half-days of teaching and continue from Chapter 8 from Shantideva’s A Guide to the Boddhisattva’s Way of Life (chodjug) at the request of a group of Southeast Asians at the Main Tibetan Temple. Contact Website: www.tibetanbc.org

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from September 30 to October 3: His Holiness will give three and a half-days of teaching (topic yet to be decided) at the request of a group of Taiwanese at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Public Talk in Atlanta, GA, USA on October 8: His Holiness will give a public talk on The Pillars of Responsible Citizenship in the 21st Century Global Village in the morning at The Arena at Gwinnett Center. Contact Website: www.dalailama.emory.edu

Panel Discussion in Atlanta, GA, USA on October 8: His Holiness will lead a panel discussion on Secular Ethics in Education in the afternoon at The Arena at Gwinnett Center. Contact Website:www.dalailama.emory.edu

Lecture in Atlanta, GA, USA on October 9: His Holiness, a presidential distinguished professor at Emory University, will teach a class titled Secular Ethics101 for students at the campus of Emory University. Contact Website: www.dalailama.emory.edu

Symposium in Atlanta, GA, USA on October 9: His Holiness, a presidential distinguished professor at Emory University, will lead a symposium with faculty and graduate students in religion and ethics on Secular Ethics at the campus of Emory University. Contact Website:www.dalailama.emory.edu

Teaching in Atlanta, GA, USA on October 10: His Holiness will give a teaching on the root text of Mahamudra by the 1st Panchen Lama, Losang Choekyi Gyaltsen at the campus of Emory University at the invitation of Drepung Loseling Monastery, Inc. Contact Website:www.dalailama.emory.edu

Teaching in New York, NY, USA from October 18 to 20: His Holiness will give two and a half-days of teachings on The Heart Sutra (sherab nyingpo)The Sutra of the Recollection of the Three Jewels (kunchok jeden) & Shantideva’s 9th Chapter of The Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life (chodjug) as well as bestow an initiation into The Buddha Establishing the Three Pledges (thupa damtsik sumkoe) at the Beacon Theater. Contact Website: www.dalailamany.org

Teaching in New York, NY, USA on October 20: His Holiness will give a public talk in the afternoon at the Beacon Theater. Contact Website: www.dalailamany.org

Teaching in Dharamsala, HP, India from December 2 to 4: His Holiness will give a two and a half-day teaching on Tsongkhapa’s Three Principal Paths (lamtso namsum) & Tsongkhapa’s Foundation of All Good Qualities (yonten shekyurma) at the request of a group of Mongolians led by Lamiin Gegeen at the Main Tibetan Temple.

Teachings in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India from December 25 to January 3: His Holiness will continue his teachings on 18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries at Sera 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

2014

 

Kalachakra in Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India from July 3 to 14: During the first three days of the Kalachakra, from July 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 July 6 to 8, His Holiness will give preliminary teachings. On July 9, the Kalachakra Ritual Dance will be performed by the monks of Namgyal Monastery. His Holiness will confer the Kalachakra Initiation from July 10 to 13. On July 14, a long life empowerment (tsewang) and a ceremony offering prayers for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be performed.