Update: Contest ‘Winners’ Announced Here
“My religion is kindness.” – His Holiness the Dalai Lama
The beloved Tibetan Buddhist leader has inspired people across the globe with his message of unconditional compassion. Now you have the rare opportunity to see the Dalai Lama in person. He’ll be teaching at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Friday October 12 to Sunday October 14. Tickets start at $80. You can buy them here.
Beliefnet is giving away 20 pairs of tickets to the teaching. To enter the contest, just post a comment below by October 9, 2007, answering the following question: “What is the most profound act of kindness you have ever witnessed or received?”
Make sure to include your email address in the designated area (don’t worry, it won’t be made public). The most original responses–based on the judgment of Beliefnet’s editors–win. Have fun with it. Be creative, and the tickets could be yours. We’ll notify the winners by email and get the tickets to you pronto–for two people to all three days (five sessions) of teachings.
Contest winners will also have the chance to write about their experiences on our new community site, sharing with other members what they’ve learned.
Here’s the legal info. And note, this is not for his general public talk, but three days of teachings.
His Holiness’s talks at Radio City Music Hall will be on Buddhist essential wisdom teachings—the Diamond Cutter Sutra and Seventy Verses on Emptiness by Nagarjuna. Hosted by The Tibet Center and Healing the Divide, the teachings offer an extraordinary chance to receive core insight of the Buddha.
For more information, please visit dalailamany.org or thegarden.com.
This contest is made possible by The Tibet Center , Healing the Divide, and The Gere Foundation.
P.S. Addendum. To be clear, we’re only giving away tickets to the event. We’re not able to provide transportation or accommodations in any way.