Dalai Lama to speak on importance of non-violence and ethical values at Jamia
OT, September 11, 2012 06:30 IST
Okhla Times Campus Reporter/JMI
His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, will be on Jamia Millia Islamia campus in the afternoon of September 12, 2012, according to university release. He is to deliver talk at 3 PM in the Auditorium of Faculty of Engineering & Technology, JMI.
During his visit to Jamia campus, His Holiness will deliver a talk on “The Importance of Non-Violence and Ethical Values” to Jamia students and faculty. Najeeb Jung, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia shall Chair his talk.
His talk is expected to be attended by many guests from outside the university as also by students and faculty of the university.
Jamia had conferred the Degree of Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) on His Holiness in its Annual Convocation in the year 2010. The Citation presented to the Dalai Lama had stated that “Jamia Millia Islamia honours His Holiness the fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet, one of the most respected figures and teachers of our times, who stands for rationality, humanism, non-violence, peace and universal benevolence.”
The university looks forward to welcoming him on campus once again, claimed the release.