The City of Glasgow is gearing up to welcome one of the world’s most influential spiritual leaders. At the invitation of Dharma Network Limited, the Dalai Lama will hold four days of talks and lectures in the city. From 29 May until 1 June 2004, the Scottish Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC) will play host to the Nobel Peace Prize winner as he shares his Buddhist wisdom with thousands.
His Holiness s programme will have something for everyone, regardless of their familiarity with Buddhism. His public talk will give everyone a chance to consider the moral and ethical challenges we face in the 21st Century. He will then give three days of teachings aimed at more experienced students of Buddhism although it should be stressed that every event will be open to all:
Saturday May 29th 2004
A public talk preceded by a festival day for Tibet with monks from Tashi Lhunpo Monastery and other events.
Sunday May 30th - Tuesday June 1st 2004
Kamalashila's 'Middle Stages of Meditation'
Togme Sangpo's '37 Bodhisattva Practices'
All teachings (including the public talk) will be simultaneously interpreted into French, German, Italian and Spanish. Infra-red receivers are available for hire at the venue.
Please see 'Further info' page for the full programe of events with timings and an explanation of the teachings and initiation.