Dalai Lama

October 9, 2012 - 9:36pm
His Holiness the Dalai Lama spoke on the importance of collaboration and music to global peace at Tuesday's One World concert.

To the Dalai Lama, the most important thing in life isn’t religion. It isn’t ritual or tradition or even the Buddhist faith. To the His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, the most important thing in life is love.

“The message is the same in all religions: love, forgiveness, tolerance,” he said in a press conference Tuesday prior to the One World Concert at the Carrier Dome. “It’s same goal, to make better human beings.”

October 9, 2012 - 2:30pm
Caring for our planet has been one important thread running through talks during the Dalai Lama's two-day visit to Syracuse.

The Dalai Lama is at Syracuse University, in case you couldn't tell. His Holiness, along with other Nobel Laureates, activists and even a former CIA director have been talking about the current state of conflict and security throughout the world, as well as ways to foster peace.

October 8, 2012 - 10:07pm
Reactions to the His Holiness' campus appearance were varied.

The "Common Ground for Peace" symposium has generated mixed views of the panel’s most popular guest, the Dalai Lama.

Outside Goldstein Auditorium, students who attended the panel discussion shared their thoughts.

October 8, 2012 - 4:10pm
Activists challenged attendees to become more aware and concerned with international issues in order to achieve world peace.

Understand. Educate. Connect.

These were the three things that “Shifting the Global Consciousness” panelists urged audience members to do on a daily basis.

“These are not questions of the morality of something, these are questions of our own survival,” said the Dalai Lama.

The panel took place Monday, Oct. 8 at 1:30 p.m. in Goldstein Auditorium and was part of a two-day forum which aims to bring in humanitarian leaders to discuss what it means to work toward achieving global peace.

October 8, 2012 - 9:19am
"The Rise of Democracy in the Middle East" sets the tone for the highly anticipated two-day forum.

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was greeted by a nearly full house in Syracuse University's Goldstein Auditorium Monday for the highly anticipated two-day forum, "Common Ground for Peace.”

"We're actually the same human being, emotionally, mentally, even physically,” said the Dalai Lama as he explained the forum's main theme.

He emphasized the idea of the "oneness of humanity," referencing the open minds of children who are unconcerned with concepts like social...

October 3, 2012 - 8:48am
DPS, SPD and Carrier Dome security are working together to create a secure environment for the Dalai Lama's visit to Syracuse University next week.

While Syracuse University awaits His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s appearance on campus next week, extensive security planning from campus, local, and state police continue to work to make his trip possible.

“There’s an overall security plan,” said Department of Public Safety Associate Chief John Sardino. “And those who are working it know it and there’s continuity there. But there are different aspects that each agency is taking care of.”

September 6, 2012 - 5:47pm
World-renowned artists such as David Crosby, A.R. Rahman, Nelly Furtado and more slated to perform at concert in Carrier Dome. Advance Student tickets go on-sale Friday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m.

The artist lineup and Advance Student and general public on-sale ticket dates have been announced for “Common Ground for Peace”, a two-day forum led by the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  Running Oct. 8-9, the event schedule will include academic panel discussions for students and faculty, a public talk by the Dalai Lama and a festival-style music event dubbed the One World Concert.

August 27, 2012 - 11:48am
The two-day forum and concert in the Carrier Dome is expected to be one of the largest gatherings of international artists including Dave Matthews, Nas and more

Syracuse University will host “Common Ground for Peace”, a two-day forum led by the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  Running Oct. 8-9, the event schedule will include academic panel discussions for students and faculty, a public talk by the Dalai Lama and a festival-style music event dubbed the One World Concert.