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.

MBAT 2014 Summer Institute                                                                                                                          &nbs 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

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


On August 3, 2013, the Tibetan Cultural Society(TCS) of BC in association with  the Tsengdok Monastery Association will be hosting the 4th annual Tibet Fest at VanDusen Garden in Vancouver, BC. You are warmly invited to come experience an exciting array of Tibetan cultural performances, art, music, cuisine, dharma-related activities, specialty vendors, and events for the whole family. more

A powerful and enriching conference for everyone trying their best in raising, educating, or counseling children and youth, wishing they had more guidance, wishing they knew more about what the research says. Hear about the latest advances in neuroscience, medicine, and developmental science from the remarkable scientists who made the discoveries,  presented with clarity & enthusiasm in ways parents and the general public can understand, see the immediate relevance of, and use.  more

MARGARET JONES CALLAHAN MA. RCC. BCATR. DIP. ED.  will share material from her forthcoming book, and her 30 years of experience in teaching mindfulness in the creative process. more

Join Dave Meslin and Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Dialogue on Wednesday, May 29 for Building a Culture of Participation. Meslin will present ideas from his groundbreaking project, The Fourth Wall, that empower residents to shape their cities far beyond the simple act of voting. Participants will have an opportunity to interact and present their own ideas for strengthening Vancouver’s civic democracy. An after-event reception will allow the conversation to continue in an informal setting over complimentary snacks.The lecture is free, however pre-registration is required. For more information, please click here. more