By Tenzin Zompa
DHARAMSHALA, June 27: The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai lama is scheduled to visit Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland in September for a speaking tour on importance of peace, compassion and non-violence.
According to the Tibetan leader’s official website, His Holiness will wrap up the four-day teaching on Buddhapalita’s Commentary on the Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way at the Tsuglakhang main temple on September 7 and will leave for Netherland the following week.
On September 16, the Dalai Lama will give a public talk on “Why Compassion is Essential in our Troubled World” at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands. His Holiness will give a teaching on Geshe Langri Thangpa’s Eight Verses of Mind Training (lojong tsik gyema) at Ahoy Rotterdam.
During his visit to Germany on September 19, His Holiness will take part in a conference on ‘Non-Violence and Peace’ organized by Tibet Initiative Deutschland and Gaden Phodrang Foundation of the Dalai Lama at Congress Center, Darmstadtium.
On September 21, the Dalai Lama will participate in a religious ceremony celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Tibet Institute Rikon. He will also attend an official function to celebrate the respective event at Eulachhalle Winterthur, Switzerland.
On September 23, His Holiness will give a teaching on Nagarjuna’s ‘The Precious Garland of the Middle Way (uma rinchen trengwa), Kamalshila’s The Middling Stages of Meditation (gomrim barpa) & Gyalsey Thokme Sangpo’s Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva’s Way of Life (laklen sodunma) at Zurich Hallenstadion, Switzerland.