His Holiness the Dalai Lama is participating in a symposium with scientists and scholars entitled “Life and After Life” Maitripa College in Portland, Oregon, USA on May 10, 2013.
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In a recent press release, Maitripa College confirmed that the Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform to close out the symposium:
Maitripa College and Red Hot Chili Peppers JOINT PRESS RELEASE
MAITRIPA COLLEGE TO HOST RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
AS PART OF DALAI LAMA’S VISIT TO PORTLAND, MAY 2013
Red Hot Chili Peppers Performance to Conclude Dalai Lama Environmental Summit, May 9-11, 2013
Portland, Ore. – Maitripa College and the Red Hot Chili Peppers are honored to announce that as part of the visit of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, to Portland, Oregon., Maitripa College, the first and only Tibetan Buddhist college in the Pacific Northwest, will also host the Red Hot Chili Peppers for a special musical performance on May 11th. The musical element of this event is intended to be a display of joyful celebration and an inspiration to future generations to care for our planet. The Red Hot Chili Peppers have been great supporters of the Tibetan cause, of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and of the need to work to protect and preserve our environment.
Their special benefit performance is scheduled for 3:30-4:40 pm on May 11th at Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, at the end of the third day of events in Portland with the Dalai Lama. Separate tickets are not available for this event.
The schedule for today and tomorrow is as follows:
May 10: Symposium
His Holiness will participate in a symposium with scientists and scholars entitled “Life and After Life” Maitripa College in Portland, Oregon, USA. Live webcast can be viewed athttp://www.dalailama.com/live-portland10am
Time: 9:00am – 11:00am PDT
May 10: Public Talk
His Holiness will give a public talk on “The Path to Peace and Happiness in the Global Society” at the University of Oregon’s Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon, USA. Live webcast can be viewed at http://www.uoregon.edu/
Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm PDT
May 11: Environmental Summit
His Holiness along with political and environmental leaders will discuss “Universal Responsibility & the Global Environment” at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon, USA. Live webcast can be viewed at http://www.dalailama.com/live-portland11am
Time: 9:30am – 11:30am PDT
May 11: Public Talk
His Holiness will give a talk on “Inspiration for the Global Environment” at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon, USA. Live webcast can be viewed at http://www.dalailama.com/live-portland11pm
Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm PDT
For more information please go to http://www.dalailamaportland2013.net
About Maitripa College
Maitripa College, the only Tibetan Buddhist college in the Pacific Northwest, is host of the Dalai Lama Environmental Summit. Established in Portland, Ore., in 2006, under the direction of its President, Yangsi Rinpoche, Maitripa is pioneering holistic, contemplative graduate education integrating scholarship, meditation, and service in its Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies (MA) and Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree programs. Maitripaalso offers training in classical Tibetan language and continuing education courses, introductory classes in Buddhism, retreats and workshops with visiting lamas and scholars, symposia on Buddhism and science, and weekly public Dharma teachings and prayer services in the Jokhang Meditation Hall. For more information go to www.maitripa.org.