Dalai Lama Arrives in New Orleans Thursday

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DALAI LAMAThe Dalai Lama will be in town Thursday. As the Sand Mandala prepare for the world-renowned spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama says he is coming with a message of peace.

He will speak at three public events, including Tulane University’s commencement, where he will also receive an honorary degree. Then, he will speak at a conference titled, “Resilience: Strength Through Compassion and Community” at the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center on Friday.

On Saturday, his second talk, titled “Strength Through Connection,” will be held at the University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena.

The Friday and Saturday talks are sold out, but get the latest tickets information by visiting http://dalailamanola.com/tickets.