His Holiness the 17th Karmapa: "Caring Connections: Compassion, Technology and the Environment" (Stanford. Edu)

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
5:00 pm
Memorial Auditorium (In Memorial Hall) Map
Sponsored by:
Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education

The Center for Compassion & Altruism Research & Education (CCARE) is honored to host “Caring Connections: Compassion, Technology and the Environment”, a talk presented by His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, which will be followed by a dialogue with CCARE’s Founder and Director, Dr. James Doty.
About The KarmapaThe Karmapa is the head of the 900 year old Karma Kagyu school, one of the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism, and guide to millions of Buddhists around the world.
As a scholar and meditation master, as well as painter, poet, songwriter and playwright, the Gyalwang Karmapa embodies a wide range of the activities that Karmapas have engaged in over the centuries. As an environmental activist, computer enthusiast and world spiritual leader whose teachings are often webcast live, the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa has brought the Karmapa lineage’s activities fully into the 21st century.
Currently 29 years old, the Karmapa resides in his temporary home at Gyuto Monastery in India after making an escape from Tibet in the year 2000.
To learn more about the Karmapa, please visit his official website at http://kagyuoffice.org/karmapa/
UPDATE: We have some wonderful news to share that generous donors have offered to cover the cost of this event so that ticket holders may attend this event at no cost. Going forward there will be no charge for tickets.
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Tuesday, March 17, 2015.
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
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