LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama will give a speech on wisdom, love, and compassion on the 4th of July. The event will be a celebration of a lifetime devoted to spreading the message of the value of peace, kindness and universal compassion throughout the world.
Oscar winning actor, social activist and UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation, Forest Whitaker will introduce His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Grammy-nominee Aloe Blacc will pay tribute to the 14th Dalai Lama with a musical performance.
"We are honored to host His Holiness the Dalai Lama at this crucial moment in history. With domestic and global challenges calling for newfound cooperation, we look for inspiration from His Holiness the Dalai Lama as a tireless advocate for compassionate action for our shared humanity," Michael Trainer, Founder of the Peak Mind Foundation said of hosting the event.
"As His Holiness the Dalai Lama says, 'Peace in the world depends on peace in the individual. Each of us has to make the attempts to find it," Kalden Lodoe, event co-chair, quoted. Adding further, "His Holiness believes not only do we inherently possess the potential for compassion, but that the basic nature of human beings is gentleness."
The event, co-created by Kalden Lodoe, Michael Trainer, and Andrea Fennewald and will take place at Rancho Los Lomas in Irvine, California on Saturday, July 4th. Tickets can be purchased at www.peakmind.org. If you cannot attend the event, there will be a livestream available globally on www.dalailama.com starting at 1:30pm PST.
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