Dalai Lama http://wfpl.org en Dalai Lama Speaks With Students on Final Day of Louisville Visit http://wfpl.org/post/dalai-lama-speaks-students-final-day-louisville-visit <p></p><p>The Dalai Lama called aggression a sign of weakness and compassion a sign of strength as the Buddhist spiritual leader spoke to a group of students in Louisville.</p><p>The Nobel Laureate said today that compassion enhances a person's inner strength and self-confidence and reduces fear and distrust.</p><p>The Dalai Lama spoke to a crowd at the Kentucky Center for the Arts and fielded questions from a group of Louisville-area students on the third and final day of his Louisville visit.</p> Tue, 21 May 2013 16:16:52 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 5486 at http://wfpl.org Dalai Lama Speaks With Students on Final Day of Louisville Visit Dalai Lama Stresses Religious Acceptance and Learning on Monday to Louisville Audience http://wfpl.org/post/dalai-lama-stresses-religious-acceptance-and-learning-monday-louisville-audience <p></p><p>In his second Louisville appearance this week, the Dalai Lama emphasized the importance of religious tolerance and learning to an estimated crowd of 7,000.</p><p>The Tibetan spiritual leader's discussion Monday at the KFC Yum Center centered around the Buddhist faith and the path to happiness and enlightenment.</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 20:09:57 +0000 Devin Katayama 5472 at http://wfpl.org Dalai Lama Stresses Religious Acceptance and Learning on Monday to Louisville Audience Dalai Lama in Louisville: 'We Must Make Every Effort To Create A Compassionate Century' http://wfpl.org/post/dalai-lama-louisville-we-must-make-every-effort-create-compassionate-century <p></p><p>The Dalai Lama says people should practice tolerance and forgiveness to have a more compassionate life, which was the theme of his speech Sunday to an estimated crowd of 14,000 at the KFC Yum Center.</p><p>The Dalai Lama is on a three-day visit to Louisville, where he’s already blessed the Drepung Gomang Institute, which is helping to host the events.</p><p>On Sunday, the Dalai Lama told the crowd that this is the century of compassion.</p> Sun, 19 May 2013 21:47:57 +0000 Devin Katayama 5458 at http://wfpl.org Dalai Lama in Louisville: 'We Must Make Every Effort To Create A Compassionate Century' Here Are Several Events Coming Up for the Dalai Lama's Visit to Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/here-are-several-events-coming-dalai-lamas-visit-louisville <p></p><p>In anticipation for the Dalai Lama's visit next week, Louisville is offering several events centered around compassion.</p><p>Here are several events open to the public &nbsp;throughout the next week. (Some require tickets.) And&nbsp;<a href="http://festivaloffaiths.org/2013-events/">here are several more events</a> hosted by the Festival of Faiths, Louisville's annual event celebrating religious diversity.</p><p><b><span style="font-size: 11.5pt; line-height: 17px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">Friday—Ali Center Screens ‘Kundun’</span></b></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 10:56:48 +0000 Staff 5393 at http://wfpl.org Here Are Several Events Coming Up for the Dalai Lama's Visit to Louisville Compassionate City: Preparing for the Dalai Lama's Visit to Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/compassionate-city-preparing-dalai-lamas-visit-louisville <p>There’s been a lot of attention surrounding the Dalai Lama’s visit to Louisville on May 19.</p><p>But what some people might not know is that his event will be the final act in week of teachings on the theme of compassion.</p><p>On May 14-19, The Festival of Faiths will bring in teachers and educators from an array of traditions. These teachers include the Tibetan Buddhist monk, Matthieu Ricard, and Franciscan friar, Richard Rohr. And, as Owsley Brown, the co-chair of the program told WFPL's Jonathan Bastian, at the center of these teachings will be an iconic photograph.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Jonathan Bastian 4058 at http://wfpl.org Compassionate City: Preparing for the Dalai Lama's Visit to Louisville Tickets to Hear Dalai Lama at KFC Yum Center on Sale Wednesday http://wfpl.org/post/tickets-hear-dalai-lama-kfc-yum-center-sale-wednesday <p>Tickets to hear the Dalai Lama speak in May in Louisville &nbsp;go on sale Wednesday morning.</p><p>The Buddhist leader and Nobel laureate will speak on May 19-20 at the KFC Yum Center in an event called Engaging Compassion, focusing on "how an individual can engage with compassion from within his or her own religious tradition in order to build world peace from the local level to the world community," according to a news release from the KFC Yum Center. The Monday talk will be a two-part public Buddhist teaching called "Attisha's Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment."</p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 18:22:15 +0000 Joseph Lord 3539 at http://wfpl.org Tickets to Hear Dalai Lama at KFC Yum Center on Sale Wednesday