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The XIV Dalai Lama

The XIV Dalai Lama

“Our Happiness, Our Health, Our Future: His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Reflections and Conversations on our Happy, Healthy, and Sustainable Future.”

The Dalai Lama joined Monmouth University and guests on Tuesday, September 21, at 11:30 p.m. EDT for a livestream session to engage in conversation with our students and colleagues and offer his message of happiness, health, well-being, and the future of this earth, our only home.

View the recording of the livestream

Watch a short video summary of the entire week

Check out this photo gallery of our students, faculty, and staff on the livestream with the Dalai Lama:

Thank you to everyone who came together for this monumental occasion and participated in one of our many events:

  • Empowerment through International Movement
  • Tree Planting Ceremony
  • Monks Blessing
  • Erlanger Gardens, Great Hall
  • The Courage to Love -Cultivating joy and peace in a turbulent world roshi Ray Cicetti followed by Eating Meditation by Ralph
  • Round Table Discussion: Does Money Buy Happiness?
  • IMGE Dance presentation
  • Meditation
  • Honors Student Association Presents “Healthy Mind, Healthy Soul”
  • Astronomical Observations with Meditation
  • From East to West –Aristotle to the Dalai Lama on the Pursuit of Happiness
  • Service as Healing: A Follow-up to the Dalai Lama’s Message
  • Hope, Healing and Our Collective Futures
  • Are Politics and Spiritual Values Compatible? A Conversation with Cory Booker
  • Turning to Mother Earth: Should Women Lead the Climate Action Movement?
  • Zen Buddhism Personal Practice Talk
  • Living Each Moment
  • EcoWellness
  • Holism in relation to cross-cultural healing