Dalai Lama http://wwno.org en Dalai Lama Brings Timely Message To New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/dalai-lama-brings-timely-message-new-orleans <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Dalai Lama has wrapped up his first visit to New Orleans. He brought a message of peace and compassion.</span></p><p> Mon, 20 May 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 35688 at http://wwno.org As With Dalai Lama Today, Pope's Visit To New Orleans 25 Years Ago Came Amid Violence http://wwno.org/post/dalai-lama-today-popes-visit-new-orleans-25-years-ago-came-amid-violence <p>On Friday, the Dalai Lama will be giving the first of two public talks at the New Orleans theatre in the Convention Center. For many, the Dalai Lama’s visit is reminiscent of the last major religious leader to pass through New Orleans 25 years ago.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When Pope John Paul II visited New Orleans in 1987 it was described as the Super Bowl of all Super Bowls.</span></p><p>25 years later, Archbishop Gregory Aymond remembers it well.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 15:49:45 +0000 Maureen McMurray 35460 at http://wwno.org Tibetan Monks Constructing A Mandala http://wwno.org/post/tibetan-monks-constructing-mandala <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One part of the Dalai Lama’s visit to New Orleans is the creation of a sand sculpture by Tibetan monks. The meticulous process is open to public view outside Hall G at the Convention Center.</span></p><p> Thu, 16 May 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 35435 at http://wwno.org Meet the Man Who's Bringing The Dalai Lama To Town http://wwno.org/post/meet-man-whos-bringing-dalai-lama-town <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Most New </span>Orleanians<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> have probably heard that</span><a href="http://dalailamanola.com/talks" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"> the Dalai Lama is in town this week</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. But perhaps you do not know of the work it took to bring the spiritual leader of 6 million Tibetan Buddhists to this city.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week's <em>Notes from New Orleans</em>, Sharon </span>Litwin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talks with Ronald Marks,</span><a href="http://tulane.edu/socialwork/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">&nbsp;the Tulane scholar</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> who organized the visit.</span></p><p> Thu, 16 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 34968 at http://wwno.org Just What Are These Tibetan Monks Building? http://wwno.org/post/just-what-are-these-tibetan-monks-building <p>His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama is visiting New Orleans this weekend for<a href="http://dalailamanola.com/tickets" target="_blank"> a series of pubic speaking events</a>. This past week a group of Tibetan monks gathered at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to construct a mandala, which will be completed on Friday morning and then ceremonially deposited into the Mississippi River that afternoon.</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 18:30:00 +0000 Thomas Walsh 35406 at http://wwno.org New Orleans Draping Tibetan Prayer Flags Ahead Of Dalai Lama's Visit http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-draping-tibetan-prayer-flags-ahead-dalai-lamas-visit <p>Preparations are beginning to mark next month’s visit of the Dalai Lama. New Orleans officials and religious leaders are revealing details this weekend. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 33541 at http://wwno.org Dalai Lama Coming To New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/dalai-lama-coming-new-orleans <p>The Dalai Lama is coming to New Orleans to deliver the keynote address at the Tulane University graduation ceremony, May 18&nbsp;at the&nbsp;Superdome.</p><p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 23723 at http://wwno.org