Dalai Lama Wins Over Crowd In Many Ways

EUGENE, Ore. — Before one of the most renowned spiritual leaders in the world addressed nearly 11,000 people inside Matt Knight Arena, the Dalai Lama won the sellout crowd over by barely uttering a word.  

Security Heightened for Dalai Lama Visit

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon increased its security in Eugene Friday because of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s visit. When crowds arrived at Matthew Knight Arena, they were greeted with a sign listing everything they weren’t allowed to bring inside. The items included everything from large bags and backpacks to posters. Many people … Continue reading »

Dalai Lama Speaks to Crowd in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — One of the most renowned spiritual leaders in the world spread his message in Eugene. His Holliness the Dalai Lama delivered a big speech to thousands at Matthew Knight Arena Friday afternoon. The Dalai Lama says he’s like any of us, just another human being. And that is what we all need … Continue reading »

Dalai Lama to Speak in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — After months of anticipation, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be in Eugene to speak at Matthew Knight Arena. More than 11,000 people are expected to be in attendance to hear his presentation┬áThe Path to Peace and Happiness in the Global Society. Tickets for the event sold out within minutes in March. … Continue reading »

UO Prepares for Dalai Lama’s Visit

EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon and Buddhist leaders met Tuesday to prepare for the Dalai Lama’s upcoming visit. His Holiness will speak May 10 to a sold-out crowd at Matthew Knight Arena. The UO says it’s an honor to host the Dalai Lama because not all universities are afforded the opportunity. Buddhist leaders say … Continue reading »

Tickets for Dalai Lama Sell Out

EUGENE, Ore. — The Dalai Lama is coming in May and tickets went on sale Monday. People lined up for hours outside Matthew Knight Arena to get tickets to see him. Some people said they showed up two hours early, just to secure a spot in line. The tickets, which were also available online, sold … Continue reading »

Tickets For Dalai Lama On Sale Monday

EUGENE, Ore. — The Dalai Lama is scheduled to visit the University of Oregon in May, and tickets for that event go on sale Monday morning. His Holiness will visit the Matthew Knight Arena on May 10. Local Buddhists say it’s a huge honor to have such an important figure come to Eugene. One Buddhist … Continue reading »