Did you know that…?
...UVA is one of the leading universities in Tibetan Studies (in the US)?
...Charlottesville is home of a large Tibetan Community?
...Tibet is called “the Third Pole” because its glaciers and springs are the water source of several major rivers?
...Mind and Life Institute hosts meetings His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama discussing with scientists?
...Tibetan grammar texts are included in the Buddhist canon?
Join us for an evening of fun & learning!
Intellectual, cultural and culinary highlights:
- Talk by Dr. David Germano, Director of Tibet Centre, Tibet Himalaya Library (THL) and SHANTI
- Talk by Dr. Michael Sheehy of “Mind and Life Institute”
Tibetan calligraphy: learn/watch writing your name in Tibetan characters!
Tibetan school children & musicians singing and dancing - in Tibetan dress (ཕྱུ་པ།)
Tibetan tea, vegetarian momos, Tibetan cookies (ཁ་ཟས།) and barley flour (རྩམ་པ།)
Organized by UVa & Tibet Association Charlottesville