On Saturday afternoon, President Obama met with the Dalai Lama, who was in Washington for the Kalachakra for World Peace, for a private meeting in the White House’s Map Room. The Washington Post reports: The 45-minute session in the White House Map Room broke little ground on policy. In a statement released after the meeting, [...]
Follow On Faith for live Tweets and updates from the Dalai Lama’s scheduled “Talk for World Peace at the West lawn of the U.S. Capitol Saturday morning, a feature event of his Buddhist Kalachakra festival. Whoopi Goldberg is scheduled...Show More Summary
His Holiness, The Dalai Lama is visiting Washington, D.C. to participate in the Kalachakra for World Peace event. Yesterday, His Holiness visited Capitol Hill to meet members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He was accompanied...Show More Summary
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is conducting a Kalachakra for World Peace in Washington, DC. Coverage of the event from Washington news media is a bit hit-and-miss. One writer for the Washington Post expressed surprise that there were attendees...Show More Summary
As reported here earlier, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa has joined the Dalai Lama at the Kalachakra for World Peace event being held in Washington, DC. A source from the Karmapa’s camp tells the Shambhala Sun that the Karmapa is enjoying his time there. (Click here to watch the events via live webcasts.) He’s not alone. [...]
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will spend the next two weeks in D.C., conducting rituals and prayers for world peace and imparting Tibetan Buddhist teachings. During most of that time, he will be at the Verizon Center. In honor...Show More Summary
His Holiness the Karmapa, one of the most important figures in Tibetan Buddhism, is making his long-awaited second trip to the West. He arrives in Washington, DC this evening to join the Dalai Lama at the Kalachakra for World Peace events going on there until July 16. (Click here for event details, including a [...]
I drifted into a pleasant trance as the monks chanted preliminary prayers, punctuated by gongs and bells. We rose when His Holiness rose, sat when he sat, and I understood very little of what was happening.
Tricycle – Awake in the World has info about how to watch live online, Shambhala Sun Space has links to various articles about the event and His Holiness, and The Washington Post‘s On Faith is doing a lot about it all over the next ten days. Check it all out.
The Kalachakra will be at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. through July 16, and I'll be lucky enough to catch all eleven days. An esoteric Tantric teaching, it dates back 2,500 years to the historical Buddha Shakyamuni.
Through July 16, the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s spiritual leader, will spend much of his visit to D.C. at the Verizon Center, conducting rituals and prayers for world peace and imparting Tibetan Buddhist teachings. In honor of his visit, concerts,...Show More Summary
The Dalai Lama celebrated his 76th birthday Wednesday at the Verizon Center, surrounded by fellow Buddhists and enthusiasts alike. The celebrations, part of the 2011 Kalachakra festival for World Peace, brought the descendants of Martin Luther King Jr. Show More Summary
The Dalai Lama arrived in Washington last night, and today began the ongoing Kalachakra for World Peace events that will continue through July 16. The Dalai Lama will deliver a free public talk on World Peace, emceed by Whoopi Goldberg. Click here for ticketing information. (Or, for those who cannot attend, webcasts will be [...]