The Dalai Lama’s actual birthday is on Monday, when he will join prominent climate change scientists and activists in a panel discussion at 9:30 a.m. at UC Irvine’s Bren Events Center on “The Effects of Climate Change and Taking Action to Resolve this Global Issue.”
A picnic at UCI’s Aldrich Park will follow the discussion at 11:30 a.m.
A “panel dialogue” with “Nobel laureates, world leaders, professional experts and artists,” will be held at the Bren Events Center at 1:30 p.m.
On Tuesday, the Dalai Lama will participate in a panel discussion starting at 9:30 a.m. on “The Significance of Education in Advancing Universal Human Values,” also at the Bren Events Center.
The Dalai Lama has asked his followers to participate in a social media campaign documenting acts of compassion. The campaign, which encourages use of the hashtag, “With Compassion,” will include photos, quotes, video and other documents of acts of compassion that will be compiled into a montage to be shown to the Tibetan Buddhist leader.
More information on the Dalai Lama’s visit can be found at hhdl80.org
—Staff and wire reports
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