The Dalai Lama Visits the Usa in April
|The following article is from the Winter, 1994 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here.|
From April 14 to 29, 1994, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will visit the United States. The tour will begin in Hawaii, then move to California, Michigan, Kentucky and New York.
April 15: Symposium Local Identity in the Global Community: Creating Global Peace in the 21st Century at the East-West Center, Honolulu. Invitation only, 808-944-7666.
April 16: Teachings on compassion for world peace at Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall plus a 1000-Arm Chen-rezig blessing; public address in the evening Is a non-violent society Possible? at the Waikiki Shell. Karma Lekshe Tsomo, 808-944-7643.
April 17: Nechung Monastery on Big Island Hawaii Island, talk on compassion. Contact Marya Schwabe, 808-928-8539.
April 18: Symposium on science and religion at the University and public address. Contact Prof. Robert Gregg, 415-723-1762.
April 21-23: His Holiness will receive the Raoul Wallenberg Human Rights Award and give a lecture at the University of Michigan. On the 23id, he will also give the White Taia Long-Life Initiation at the request of the Jewel Heart Buddhist Center in Ann Arbor. Contact Kate Pierre, 313-434-4411; (Fax) 434-0770; or 994-3387.
April 24-25: Public address titled World Peace and Kinship of All People at Phelps-Stokes Chapel on the 24th. On the 25th, he will travel to Louisville to speak at a luncheon in his honor at the Kentucky Center for the Arts. Contact The President's Office 606-9869341, ext. 5520.
New York City
April 26-27: Science conference at Union Theological Seminary organized by the Center for Buddhist Studies at Columbia University, Tibet House and the American Institute for Buddhist Studies. Invitation only, contact Prof. Robert Thurman 212-854-6977.Back to all Snow Lion Articles