His Holiness Arrives in Monterrey, the State Capital of Nuevo Leon in Mexico

MONTERREY, Mexico: His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived in Monterrey, the State Capital of Nuevo Leon in Mexico, on 8 September afternoon from Montreal in Canada. As soon as he alighted down from the airplane in Monterrey, His Holiness was received by Tsewang Phuntso, Liaison Officer for Latin America, Marco Antonio Karam, President of Casa Tibet Mexico, Mrs Cristina Gonzalez Paras, who is the convener of the third International Conference on Human Values and Rule of Law, and Carmen Trevino, Director of the Casa Tibet Monterrey.

At the airport VIP lounge, His Holiness was received on behalf of the Mexico’s Ministry of Interior by Ms Maria Fernanda Heraldez Rios and Mr Jesus R. Alcantara Mendez and Mr Javier Benitez Gomez, President of the Council for the Promotion of Human Values and Culture of Law Abiding.

On his arrival at the hotel, His Holiness was welcomed by the a group of children from Casa Tibet, staff members of the Council for the Promotion of Human Values and Culture of Law Abiding, General Manager and staff of the Hotel, and Mr Gerardo Abboud, His Holiness’ Spanish translator in Latin America.

On the morning of 9 September, His Holiness will give a keynote address on ‘Building Harmony through Altruism and Compassion’ at the Third International Conference on Human Values and Rule of Law and will briefly appear at the press meet.  His Holiness will then depart for Mexico City by a private plane.
Live Webcasts from Mexico

There will be live webcasts of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s keynote address, talk and teaching from Monterrey and Mexico City on 9 -11 September 2011.

9 September: Keynote Address

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s keynote address on “Building Harmony Through Altruism and Compassion” at the 3rd International Conference on Human Values and Rule of Law organized by the Council for the Promotion of Human Laws and Culture of Law Abiding in Monterrey, Mexico
Time: 9:00am to 11:00am (Mexico time)
You can view the webcast at http://www.emv2011.org/

10 September: Teaching 

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will teach on Geshe Langri Thangpa’s “Eight Verses of Training the Mind” in Mexico City, Mexico.
Time: 9:30am-11:30am & 1:30pm-3:30pm (Mexico time)
Webcast can be viewed at http://www.dalailamamexico.com/

11 September: Public Talk 

His hOliness will give a free public talk entitled “Finding Happiness in Troubled Times” at the Blues Soccer Stadium in Mexico City, Mexico.
Time: 10:00am-12:00noon (Mexico time)
Webcast can be viewed at http://www.dalailamamexico.com/