Five College Buddhist Studies Certificate Program

October 23-25, 2015

Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet visit to the Five College area:

Amherst College, Smith College, the University of Massachusetts Amherst in collaboraiton with the Mind & Life Institute will host the three day visit including campus dialogues and presentations with faculty, national experts and students and culminating in a public lecture at the Mullins Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on October 25, 2015.

The purpose of the visit is to focus on education, secular ethics and, specifically, an approach to incorporating care and compassion into the framework of education from K-12 through postgraduate education worldwide. This topic is one on which the Dalai Lama has been working with the Mind & Life Institute for several years, resulting in a global framework entitled Call to Care. (www.mindandlife.org/care).