Date: Sat 1 Oct 2022
Time: 4pm to 6pm
Venue: The Buddhist Library Auditorium and Facebook Live
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Please be seated by 3.55PM as the talk will start promptly at 4PM.

About this talk

With unprecedented times come unprecedented opportunities for growth in our inner and outer worlds. In this dhamma talk, Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi, President & CEO of The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States, will guide us on how to cultivate joy and practice compassion in the presence of uncertainty and upheaval .

About Ven Tenzin Priyadarshi

Venerable Tenzin Priyardashi

The Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi is President & CEO of The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a center dedicated to inquiry, dialogue, and education on the ethical and humane dimensions of life. The Center is a collaborative and nonpartisan think tank, and its programs emphasize responsibility and examine meaningfulness and moral purpose between individuals, organizations, and societies. Six Nobel Peace Laureates serve as The Center’s founding members and its programs run in several countries and are expanding.

Venerable Tenzin’s unusual background encompasses entering a Buddhist monastery at the age of ten and receiving graduate education at Harvard University with degrees ranging from Philosophy to Physics to International Relations. He is a Tribeca Disruptive Fellow and a 2018 Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University.

Venerable Tenzin serves on the boards of number of academic, humanitarian, and religious organizations. He is the recipient of several recognitions and awards, and received Harvard’s Distinguished Alumni Honors for his visionary contributions to humanity.