The Dalai Lama will speak at the Huntsman Center, Sunday, October 18 at 1:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale, Monday, July 13 and will be available at global.utah.edu/dalailama or the Huntsman Center ticket office, 801-581-8849.
In more celebrations there Monday, school children and community groups performed traditional dances and sang cultural songs, while other followers placed three-tiered cakes and platters of candies and fruit before images of the crimson-robed 14th Dalai Lama.
The summit was held in recognition of the Dalai Lama’s “lifetime of devotion to the work of spreading the message of the value of peace, kindness and universal compassion throughout the world”. Even as you are listening to his tips for happiness intently, the Lama starts to talk about the art of farting in an airplane!
The Dalai Lama in 2012.
The middle-path policy, followed by the spiritual leader, seeks greater autonomy for Tibet rather than complete independence.
Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Nobel Peace Prize victor in 1979, right, meets with the Dalai Lama in Oxford, England, April 12, 1988.
The Tibetan government-in-exile, on this occasion, expressed hope that the Chinese leadership would continue the dialogue process with the envoys of the spiritual leader.
Jenner and Griffith are close friends and vacationed together in Cancun earlier this year. He fled China at the age of 24, fearing for his life, and has since lived in exile in India.
“I have always appreciated His Holiness’ humour, wisdom, and humility, as well as his dedication to his people and to humanity”.