Wednesday, November 06, 2013

The Dalai Lama at Emory University (2013) - Secular Ethics, Transcending Moral Differences, and the Mahamudra


His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama, Presidential Distinguished Professor at Emory University, returned to Atlanta this past October 8-10, 2013 for a series of public and campus events, including programs on responsible citizenship, ethics and education.

"The Dalai Lama has made invaluable contributions to our understanding of what it means to be an ethical citizen of the world. We are looking forward to the return of Emory's Presidential Distinguished Professor and the opportunities for our faculty and students to engage with him on these vital issues." — James Wagner, president of Emory

The daily gave both public and private talks. Two of the public talks centered on secular ethics and how we can transcend moral differences. A two-part Buddhist teaching focused on the root text of Mahamudra by 1st Panchen Lama, Losang Choekyi Gyaltsen.

The Dalai Lama at Emory University (2013): Secular Ethics 101

Published on Oct 30, 2013


During "The Visit 2013" of His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama, Emory University Presidential Distinguished Professor, an event was held called "Secular Ethics 101" for students, faculty, and staff at Glenn Memorial Auditorium on the Emory campus. President James W. Wagner, Provost Claire Sterk, and Student Government President Raj Patel offer greetings prior to lecture by His Holiness on Secular Ethics. Following the lecture was a moderated conversation and student Q&A. The event was held on October 9, 2013.

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The Dalai Lama at Emory University (2013): Transcending Moral Differences

Published on Oct 30, 2013


During "The Visit 2013" of His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama, Emory University Presidential Distinguished Professor, an scholarly conversation was held at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts on the Emory campus on October 9, 2013.

Hosted by the Center for Ethics and the Department of Religion, the event was moderated by Dr. Paul Root Wolpe and featured panelists Dr. Wendy Farley, Dr. Philippe Rochat, and Dr. Edward L. Queen.

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The Dalai Lama at Emory University (2013): Buddhist Teaching (Part 1 of 2)

Published on Oct 30, 2013
Part 1 of 2


During "The Visit 2013" of His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama, Emory University Presidential Distinguished Professor, an traditional Buddhist teaching event was held at Glenn Memorial Auditorium on the Emory campus on October 10, 2013. The teaching was on the root text of Mahamudra by 1st Panchen Lama, Losang Choekyi Gyaltsen, and was presented by invitation of Drepung Loseling Monastery - Atlanta.
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The Dalai Lama at Emory University (2013): Buddhist Teaching (Part 2 of 2)

Published on Oct 30, 2013
Part 2 of 2



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