Global Peace through Compassion
His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Washington, DC
||Sunday, November 13, 2005 - Wednesday, November 16, 2005
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||3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
DC Vote is a Friend Of The Event for the Global Peace through Compassion - Public Talk by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Washington, DC, which will take place at the MCI Center at 3:00 PM on Sunday, November 13, 2005.
The Dalai Lama is the foremost proponent of non-violence in the world, a deeply relevant message in a city where decision-making has global implications. The Tibetan people call him 'Kundun', meaning 'presence'. This is an opportunity to experience his presence in the heart of DC.
When questioned by a student at the Booker T. Washington Public Charter School for Technical Arts on Thursday, November 10, 2005, His Holiness The Dalai Lama voiced his support for full congressional voting representation in Congress for residents of Washington, DC.
"The Tibetan leader said it was "quite strange" that people in Washington DC had no voting Representatives and no Senators, an issue that has dogged the United States for the last 200 years."
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For more information or to buy tickets for Global Peace through Compassion - Public Talk by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Washington, DC, visit www.dalailamadc.org.
Schedule for His Holiness The Dalai Lama's U.S. Tour, November 11 - 17, 2005
- Saturday: Society for Neuroscience 2005 annual conference, Washington Convention Center
- Sunday: Global Peace through Compassion - Public Talk, MCI Center, 3:00 PM
- Tuesday: 10th anniversary International Campaign for Tibet Light and Truth Award Ceremony, Four Seasons Hotel
- Wednesday: Capitol Hill meetings with the House International Relations Committee
- Thursday: Visit to Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I.
For more information, visit http://www.dalailamadc.org.