Past events

The Dalai Lama Center is pleased to host information regarding occasional third party events which are in keeping with the mission and values of the Center. Click here to add your event.

Saturday, January 10, 2015, 9:30am - 3:15pm

The Dalai Lama Center facilitated a symposium at Mt. Pleasant Neighbourhood House with 19 community groups from across Vancouver about Heart-Mind well-being community projects. Each group had received funding from Windows of Opportunity, Success by 6, and the Province of BC to launch community-based programs for early childhood caregivers and parents focussed on promoting Heart-Mind well-being. The symposium was designed to guide and support project development, provide research to support implementation, and ensure each program achieves the desired outcomes. more

Monday, January 5, 2015, 9:30am - 3:30pm

The Dalai Lama Center was honoured to welcome back to Vancouver Dr. Peter Senge, a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and author of the seminal organizational management book, The Fifth Discipline. Dr. Senge was a panelist in dialogue with the Dalai Lama at the Heart-Mind Summit in Vancouver in October, 2014, and also moderated the DLC's Business Leaders Roundtable. (See video of Dr. Senge's presentation at the Heart-Mind Summit). more

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

We invite you to take the Heart-Mind Challenge. A 5-week exercise dedicated to each of the five positive human qualities that make up Heart-Mind Well-being. more

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Vancouver Convention Centre (East)
Vancouver

   OCTOBER 21Heart-Mind SummitVancouver Convention Centre (East) 1:30 - 3:30 pm At the Heart-Mind Summit, the Dalai Lama will inspire us to Be The Village to expand a focus on heart-mind well being in children and youth in British Columbia. more

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - Saturday, May 10, 2014
Old Auditorium, UBC
Vancouver, BC

 Heart-Mind 2014 brought together scientists, educators, parents, out-of-school care providers, health and wellness professionals, recreation and community leaders - and all those who want to help children flourish. more

Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 7:00pm - Thursday, February 27, 2014, 5:00pm
SFU Woodwards, 149 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC

Empathy and compassion cannot be taught formally, but develop spontaneously in a child whose need for connection and contact are properly met. Explore the challenging topic of emotion, in both our children and ourselves with two leaders in childhood development. more

Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Surrey Arts Centre - Main Stage, 13570- 88 Avenue
Surrey

INSIGHTS FROM THE DALAI LAMA CENTER FOR PEACE AND EDUCATION A Special Evening for Parents and Caregivers more

Thursday, May 9, 2013 - Saturday, May 11, 2013
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC

  Heart-Mind 2013 brings together some of the leading minds in child development and contemplative practice - from scientific researchers to practitioners - to address the Dalai Lama's question, "How can we educate the hearts of children?" more

Thursday, April 4, 2013, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Worries and Woes: Preventing Anxiety in Children with Dr Lynn Miller   more

Thursday, February 28, 2013, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Conscious Parent: Rejuvenate Your Connection with Dr Shefali Tsabary  Learn simple techniques to rejuvenate your parent/child connection and change destructive patterns. This presentation will help you make positive, conscious change and will offer tools to use with children of all ages to shift energies to build nurturing and lasting relationships. more