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Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2012-07-03 10:01

Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development and our society. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2012-05-25 09:40

His Holiness the Dalai Lama sat down with Arianna Huffington at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London to celebrate his Templeton Prize, and discuss the importance of a productive conversation between spirituality and science. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2012-05-14 10:25

In this video, Dalai Lama Center founding director Victor Chan talks about the profound effect the Dalai Lama has had on his life. He'll be sharing the stage with Robert Thurman on May 28 for Reflections on Half a Century with the Dalai Lama. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2012-05-11 10:47

On May 28, in a one-of-kind conversation, Robert Thurman and Victor Chan share stories about the special moments they've spent with the Dalai Lama. They explore the multiple dimensions of the Dalai Lama’s worldview: his core spiritual beliefs and his distinctive take on education and science. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2012-04-17 08:24

The Dalai Lama Center has lost a friend and supporter. Irving "Ike" K. Barber passed away on April 13, 2012. Dedicated to strengthening the learning experience for university students in British Columbia, Dr. Barber has made a number of significant contributions in the province, including the world-class Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at UBC. Dr. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2012-04-11 13:05

When Karen Armstrong visited Vancouver for 12 Days of Compassion, she brought with her a very powerful message: we all have the tools to make this world a more compassionate place. On March 27, she spoke in front of an audience of students and adults and shared some of her 12 Steps to a Compassionate Life. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2012-03-27 10:27

Last month, Richie Davidson, Founder and Chair of the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds (CIHM), at the Waisman Center, all at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, joined the UBC Institute of Mental Health and the Dalai Lama Center for a special noon-hour lecture. more

Posted by Ada Glustein on 2012-03-14 15:35

All those in favour of compassion?   more