On March 17, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, will begin a limited US tour that will see him visiting at six universities: Stanford, University of Redlands, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, and University of Wisconsin-Madison. He will also visit Mount Laurel, New Jersey; New York City; Kingston, New York; and Seattle, Washington. This will be His Holiness’s third visit to the States. To see the full schedule, visit KarmapaAmerica2015.org.
Update – Tuesday, March 17, 1:45pm: The Karmapa’s talk at Stanford University, “Caring Connections: Compassion, Technology and the Environment,” will be viewable on a free live-stream, starting at 5:00pm PDT, Tuesday, March 17. Click here to tune in.
Update – Wednesday, March 11, 2:56pm: A press release from the Karmapa stated that he will receive a Chubb Fellowship—one of Yale’s highest honors for visiting lecturers, previously held by Aung San Suu Kyi, Morgan Freeman, and George H. W. Bush. The Karmapa will also receive an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from University of Redlands.
An anonymous donor has covered the cost of the Karmapa’s talk at Stanford. Anyone who has already purchased a ticket will receive a refund. Click here for more details and to find out if tickets become available.
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