The Dalai Lama is returning to Vancouver

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On October 21, the Dalai Lama will be returning to Vancouver for a fourth visit, with this time being the first opportunity to attend a presentation by the man himself.

During his previous visits to Vancouver, the Dalai Lama challenged British Columbians to advance “heart-mind” learning in children and youth.

Since then, the Dalai Lama Centre has been a prominent voice in promoting “education of the heart” which results in more peaceful, secure, engaged, and compassionate children, with British Columbia becoming a global leader in incorporating the lessons into school curriculum.

The upcoming visit will be a celebration of the province’s achievements as well as a call to all of us to “be the village” that builds a future of resilient and flourishing children.

The event will also feature speakers Janet Austin of YWCA, author Sir Ken Robinson, Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, Peter Senge of MIT and Tamara Vrooman, with Maria LeRose moderating.

Dalai Lama Vancouver 2014

  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre (East)
  • When: Tuesday, October 21 (1:30 – 3:30 p.m.)
  • Tickets: $69 – $250, available at Tix123
  • Website: dalailamacenter.org

Featured Image: Dalai Lama via vipflash / Shutterstock.com

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