His Holiness to Visit Vancouver Next Week
Friday, 1 September 2006, 2:00 PM
Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama will visit Canada from 8-10 September to inaugurate and participate in the Vancouver Dialogues 2006 organised by the Dalai Lama Centre for Peace and Education.
The Centre holds regular series of dialogues, which will provide a unique opportunity to join with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and leading global thinkers in considering issues of universal responsibility and compassion.
On 8 September morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will hold a dialogue with a select group of high school students from the Lower Mainland. In the afternoon His Holiness will engage in dialogue with education researchers and policy makers on educating the heart and cultivating compassion.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama will participate in a discussion with leading researchers on enhancing happiness and physical well-being on 9 September. Following which His Holiness will give a public talk on cultivating happiness.
On 10 September, His Holiness will attend leaders’ dialogue, which is by invitation.
Founded in 2005, the Dalai Lama Centre for Peace and Education is committed to His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s message of compassion, kindness and mutual understanding.
The Vancouver-based Centre, which is scheduled for completion in 2009, is a non-political, non-religious institution that acts as a beacon for promoting peace through education, research and dialogue.
(www.tibet.net is the official website of the Central Tibetan Administration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.)