Please note that the below dates are subject to change
Address in Bangalore, Karnataka, India on January 6: His Holiness will give the keynote address at the Inaugural ceremony of the a 4-day International Conference on Bounds of Ethics in a Globalized World in the morning at Christ University.
Address in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India on January 7: His Holiness will give the Presidential Address at a program with Mouna Sadhu Sathyananda Maharaj in the afternoon at Hall “E” of Codissa Trade Fair Center.
Address in Bhandara, Maharashtra, India on January 10: His Holiness will address a public meeting organized by the Bhandara Indian community in the morning.
Inter-Faith Conclave in Guwahati, Assam, India on February 1: His Holiness will participate in an inter-faith conclave in the afternoon at Rabindra Bhawan organized by the LBS Publications House.
Public Talk in Guwahati, Assam, India on February 2: His Holiness will give the First LBS Founders’ Commemorative Lecture on A Human Approach to World Peace and the Individual at Nehru Stadium in the morning.
Inauguration in Guwahati, Assam, India on February 2: His Holiness will inaugurate the Festival of Tibetan Art & Culture in the afternoon at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra.
Teaching in Shillong, Meghalaya, India on February 4: His Holiness will give a teaching to the Buddhist community in the morning at the Polo Ground.
Inter-Faith Event in Shillong, Meghalaya, India on February 4: His Holiness will participate in an inter-faith event in the afternoon at the Polo Ground.
Teaching in Livorno, Italy on June 14 & 15: His Holiness will give teachings on Nagarjuna ‘s Letter to a Friend (shetring) on 14 June. He will confer an Avalokiteshvera Initiation (chenresig jenang) on the morning of June 15. The teachings are being held at PalaLivorno at the request of Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa. Contact Website: www.dalailama.it
Public Talk in Livorno, Italy on June 15: His Holiness will give a public talk on Compassionate Ethics in the afternoon at PalaLivorno. Contact Website: www.dalailama.it
Kalachakra in Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India from July 3 to 14: His Holiness will be giving the Kalachakra at the request of the two main organizers, the Ladakh Buddhist Association and the Ladakh Gonpa Association. The Tibetan Kongpo Association and the Tibetan Jonang Association are co-sponsors. 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 Nagarjuna’s Letter to a Friend (shetring). 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. Contact Website: www.ladakhkalachakra2014.com
Discussion in Hamburg, Germany on August 23: His Holiness will lead a discussion on Secular Ethics – Human Values In Our Lives. Contact Website: www.dalailama-hamburg.de
Teaching in Hamburg, Germany from August 24 to 26: His Holiness will give teachings on Shantideva’s A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life (chodjug) on August 24 and 25. He will confer an Avalokiteshvera Initiation (chenresig wang) on the morning of August 26. Contact Website: www.dalailama-hamburg.de
XIV Dalai Lama - To foster inner awareness, introspection, and reasoning is more efficient than meditation and prayer.