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The Dalai Lama visits Seattle April 12, 2008

The Dalai LamaIn April, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be in Seattle to take part in a landmark four-day community event on kindness and compassion. Here’s more about the event:

Saturday, April 12
Public gathering — “Compassion in Action”

The Dalai Lama leads a conversation on compassion, focusing on the hearts and minds of children. The event, at Qwest Field, will be broadcast via the Internet.

Monday, April 14
Children’s day — “What Does Compassion Look Like?”

The Dalai Lama and other dignitaries will join thousands of schoolchildren at Seattle Center’s KeyArena for a dialogue on kindness, empathy and compassion.

There will also be seminars on compassion and science, featuring world-renowned experts such as Daniel Goleman, Ph.D.; Andrew Meltzoff, Ph.D.; Daniel Siegel, M.D.; Mary Gordon (the creator of the Roots of Empathy program); and John Gottman, Ph.D.

Workshops and forums: Seeds of Compassion will host workshops and forums throughout the event to help parents, educators and community organizations develop concrete plans for positive social change in our communities

Visit www.seedsofcompassion.net for tickets and more information.

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