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Ticket sale announced for the Dalai Lama’s public lecture

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama will come to Lehigh in July to deliver an historic series of teachings and a public lecture sponsored by the Tibetan Buddhist Learning Center in Washington, N.J., in collaboration with the university. The half-day, ticketed public lecture will take place from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, in Stabler Arena. His Holiness will give a public talk on “Generating a Good Heart.”

Tickets for the public lecture will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 3. Tickets can be ordered online from Ticketmaster; by phone at (610) 233-0006, (215) 336-2000, or (570) 693-4100; or in person at the Stabler Arena ticket office and at all Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets will be available to the general public for $30 (seats with backs) or $25 (seats without backs). There will be a four-ticket maximum per person and tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

At the Lehigh public lecture, His Holiness will also answer 12 questions submitted in writing by the audience, collected through Lehigh's Dalai Lama Web site. Use the online form to submit a question for His Holiness.

His visit to Lehigh will also include five-and-a-half days of teaching from Thursday, July 10, thru Tuesday, July 15. Tickets for the five-and-a-half days of teachings can be ordered now; for more information visit Lehigh's Dalai Lama Web site.

The spiritual leader of Tibet, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, will teach on Tsong-kha-pa’s Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment: The Lamrim Chenmo. It represents the most extensive teaching on the classic Tibetan Buddhist text that the Dalai Lama has presented in North America.

For more information about the event, please visit Lehigh's Dalai Lama Web site, e-mail at indalai@lehigh.edu or call (610) 758-6664.

Posted on Monday, February 11, 2008

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