His Holiness the Dalai Lama is coming to Calgary! No doubt you could pick this instantly recognizable gentleman out of a line-up, but how much do you know about him and the tradition which he’s inherited?
Who or what is a Lama? Where is he from, and what does he believe? What is the relationship between the Dalai Lama and China? For that matter, what is the relationship between the Dalai Lama and Richard Geere? Visit the library to explore and learn more!
Browse our catalogue for “Dalai Lama” or “Buddhism”.
Use our e-library to access encyclopedias such as Critical Terms for the Study of Buddhism, and a huge range of popular and academic journal articles about Buddhism.
Join a library program about Buddhism!
Also, don’t miss out on the activities that are happening throughout the city, during His Holiness’s visit. For more information:
The Dalai Lama presented by the University of Calgary
Free public lecture: The Dalai Lamas: A Cultural Heritage of Embodied Compassion
Calgary Buddhist (Jodo Shinshu) Temple