August 10, 2015
The talk, titled "The Wisdom of Cherishing Others. Eight Verses for Training the Mind,” will combine the essential Buddhist teachings for cultivating kindness, compassion and wisdom. It will be held at La Salle University at 1 p.m.
Each verse is a jewel from which we can learn from and to incorporate into our daily lives to overcome our own difficulties as well as difficulties of all beings.
The Dalai Lama's visit to Philadelphia comes exactly one month after the planned visit by Pope Francis in late September.
Information on additional events surrounding the Dalai Lama's visit to the city, such as a celebration of modern and traditional Tibetan dance and music to be held after the Liberty Medal award ceremony, can be found here.