His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will address a 1,500+ invited audience on the afternoon of Tuesday, October 16, at the Kurukulla Center in Medford. The center and its clergy, the late Geshe Tsulga and current resident monk teacher Geshe Tenley, have been instrumental in requesting the Dalai Lama to visit the Center. “We are beyond delighted that His Holiness the Dalai Lama will again be visiting Kurukulla Center and thereby fulfilling one of Geshe Tsulga’s dying wishes,” says Geshe Tenley. “We believe this visit will bring blessings to everyone: neighbors, Boston, the people of Massachusetts, and all people.”
This will be the second visit of the Dalai Lama to Kurukulla Center. During his visit, he will address the community and consecrate the Kalachakra Stupa for World Peace, which is located in the backyard of the center. Fifteen feet high and built according to sacred geometry and centuries-old principles, the stupa took four years to complete and is a contemplative focal point in the heart of the Center’s garden. Although stupas are common in Asian countries where Buddhism has flourished, few are found in the Western world and, up to now, none in the greater Boston region.
The Dalai Lama’s political successor, Lobsang Sangye, the Prime Minster of the Tibetan Government in Exile, will be in attendance along with his family, who are residents of Medford. The Dalai Lama’s other events during his three day visit to the area are being organized by The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics at MIT and Prajnopaya Institute of Buddhist Studies. See DalaiLamaBoston2012.com for more information.
Online Video and Onsite Viewing
Made in Medford, a community driven online video network, is the media partner for the event. They are providing an outdoor screen to broadcast the talk by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, so that those who do not have tickets inside can watch. Viewers can also watch live on MadeInMedford.com.
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