Top 10 Moments At #DalaiLamaSCU

His Holiness The Dalai Lama visited Santa Clara University on February 24, 2014, for “Business, Ethics, and Compassion: A Dialogue with the Dalai Lama” presented by SCU’s Markkula Center for Applied Ethics and Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education. Check out the top 10 best moments from the event.

1. Students hang out before the event.

The early bird gets the worm: SCU Students lined up as early as 5:30 am!

2. His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrives at SCU.

3. Overflowing with excitement at Leavey Center.

A sold out crowd of over 4,000 students, faculty and visitors gather from near and far to hear the wise words of The Dalai Lama.

4. The Dalai Lama representing SCU.

President Engh, S.J., presents The Dalai Lama with a Santa Clara University visor to a roaring crowd of proud Broncos!

5. Children sing for the Dalai Lama.

His Holiness thanks the children from the Living Wisdom School in Palo Alto, and says their performance was “very fresh.”

6. Dropping some serious knowledge on compassion.

“Compassion brings mental peace, mental comfort. Economy and material bring physical comfort. We need both.” -Dalai Lama

7. The Dalai Lama’s contagious smile and laugh.

Whenever he laughed, we laughed. Best laugh ever.

8. Dining with The Dalai.

Esteemed guests gather to share a peaceful meal with The Dalai Lama.

9. Inspiring all those who hear his message.

“Everyone has the right to be a happy person.” -Dalai Lama

10. SCU students give thanks.

Students at Santa Clara University thanked His Holiness with a gift. His inspirational presence left a lasting impact on the SCU community.

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