Public Address, Embracing the Beauty of Diversity in our World, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, June 16, 2017, UC San Diego
“We are indeed fortunate to host His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, a world-renowned spiritual leader and Nobel Peace Prize–winner, at UC San Diego on June 16 for a public event. Hearing His Holiness’s message of compassion and inclusion will be an experience that will last a lifetime.”
—Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla

UC San Diego invites all local community members to the 14th Dalai Lama’s public talk. His message of nonviolence, interreligious understanding and inclusiveness reflects our shared concern for global unity in an increasingly polarized world.

The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, describes himself as a simple Buddhist monk. But to the world he is a renowned peace advocate, a beacon of hope for humanity, sharing inspirational messages with international audiences who range from young students to world leaders.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Embracing the Beauty of Diversity in Our World

Location: RIMAC Field, University of California San Diego

Presented by Friends of the Dalai Lama and UC San Diego

Tickets are required for this public address.

The UC San Diego public address featuring His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on Friday, June 16, 2017, will begin with entertainment and festivities on RIMAC Field at 9 a.m. The one-hour public address by His Holiness begins at 10 a.m., followed by a half-hour Q & A session.

Attendees are asked to arrive early as UC San Diego expects an audience of 25,000. Parking and entrances to the campus will be impacted, and all guests entering RIMAC Field are subject to a metal-detector screening.

Ticket Registration

UC San Diego Faculty, Staff and Students

UC San Diego community member tickets are sold out.

General public tickets for the Dalai Lama public address on June 16 go on sale May 1 at 10 a.m.

General Public

Beginning on May 1 at 10 a.m., tickets will be available for members of the general public for the Dalai Lama public address on June 16.

There is a $15 service charge per ticket; an optional parking permit is $10. You may purchase up to four tickets for this event. We anticipate that tickets will sell out quickly.

Parking, security and other event details will be available on this site by the beginning of May.

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