Dharamshala — In a recent press release disclosed by the Office of Tibet in London, His Holiness the Dalai Lama's itinerary for his upcoming trip to the United Kingdom. This 9-day visit marks His Holiness's second trip to the UK this year.
The main event of the trip is a talk at the O2 Arena in London on September 19th, an event organized by the Tibet House Trust. His Holiness will also be visiting Oxford and Cambridge to participate in a series of events with scholars, scientists, students and schoolchildren focused on Action for Happiness in London.
The other main events on His Holiness's itinerary include:
September 14th: Private meeting with the new Dalai Lama Center for Compassion, Oxford
The aim of the center, inspired by the Dalai Lama's vision of compassion as a foundation for ethics, is to advance understanding of fundamental human values.
A Press conference will be held on September 14, the only press meeting of the visit.
September 16th-17th: Cambridge The Dalai Lama and Lord Rowan Williams will lead a private two-day symposium at Cambridge University bringing together scientists, writers, business people, philosophers, young people and others.
September 19th, 1 pm: The O2 Arena, London
His Holiness' talk, entitled Compassion: the Foundation of Well-Being, will be followed by a Q&A session chaired by psychologist and 'emotional intelligence' expert Daniel Goleman. www.dalailama2015.uk/
September 21st (World Peace Day): Action for Happiness Conference, London
His Holiness will join a discussion with other eminent speakers on how to create a happier and more caring world. http://www.actionforhappiness.org/dalai-lama-event
Westminster, London: His Holiness the Dalai Lama will also meet with Parliamentarians in a meeting convened by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet. The Parliamentary Group is chaired by Fabian Hamilton MP, who has led two major debates on Tibet in Parliament.