Apr 23

Dalai Lama returns to Emory in October


By: Jacques Couret

Publushed: April 23, 2013

The Dalai Lama will be back in Atlanta Oct. 8-10 to talk about responsible citizenship, ethics and education.

As Presidential Distinguished Professor atEmory University, the Dalai Lama provides private teaching sessions with students and faculty during Emory study-abroad programs in Dharamsala, India, as well as opportunities for university community members to attend his annual teachings. He makes periodic visits to Emory to participate in programs.

A public talk “The Pillars of Responsible Citizenship in the 21st Century Global Village” and an afternoon panel session on Secular Ethics in Education are set for Oct. 8 at The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga. Tickets go on sale April 26 at 10 a.m. at gwinnettcenter.com, in-person at the box office at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, or by phone at 1-888-9-AXS-TIX.

Funds generated through ticket sales are used only to cover expenses, with any surplus given to charitable organizations under the advisement of the Dalai Lama.

He will spend Oct. 9 and 10 at Emory teaching students and engaging with the faculty.

Click here to see Emory’s website for the Dalai Lama’s visit.