Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso Speaks at UC San Diego

On Friday, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, visited San Diego and delivered an address to the public at the University of California San Diego. He touched on many topics, including the importance of living a happy life and of the plight the world faces due to what he referred to as “man-made problems.”

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Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, holds a press conference at UC San Diego on June 16, 2017.
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The Dorado Family from San Diego attends the Dalai Lama's public address, sharing the experience with their children.
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John Gavaras and Dennis Doyle attend the Dalai Lama's event at UC San Diego. "We're here to see the Dalai Lama and be inspired," they told NBC 7. "Peace, love, and happiness."
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Savannah Ivy, Carly Newsome, and Devon Newsome heard the Dalai Lama speak at UC San Diego on Friday. They said they were there because they're alumni of UCSD.
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A monk attends the Dalai Lama's public address on June 16, 2017, in San Diego.
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UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla speaks with the media before the Dalai Lama takes the stage on June 16, 2017.
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UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla speaks with the media before the Dalai Lama takes the stage on June 16, 2017.
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Television correspondent Ann Curry moderates the Dalai Lama's press conference at UC San Diego on June 16, 2017.
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Television correspondent Ann Curry moderates the Dalai Lama's press conference at UC San Diego on June 16, 2017.
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Ann Curry moderates the event.
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Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, at UC San Diego on June 16, 2017.
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Ann Curry shares a moment with the Dalai Lama at UC San Diego.
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Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
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Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama delivers a public address at UC San Diego on June 16, 2017.
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LED screens allowed the large crowd gathered at RIMAC Field at UC San Diego to see every second of the Dalai Lama's address.
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San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer addresses the crowd at the Dalai Lama's events at UC San Diego on June 16, 2017.
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The event drew a large crowd to UC San Diego.
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Mayor Kevin Faulconer presents a key to the City of San Diego to the Dalai Lama.
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The crowd listens to the Dalai Lama speak at UC San Diego on June 16, 2017.
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Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at his public address at UC San Diego.
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The crowd listens.
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The Dalai Lama talked about happiness and its importance in life.
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The Dalai Lama's speech, titled "Embracing the Beauty of Diversity in Our World," focused on love and kindness among humanity.
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The Dalai Lama returns to UC San Diego on June 17, 2017, to deliver the keynote address at the all-campus commencement. He told new graduates that they are the "future of humanity."
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