So we didn’t exactly get to see the Dalai Lama at the Greek Theater on Saturday

The Hunting Party the movie

, thereby missing a unique opportunity to see one of the world’s most famous and inspirational spiritual leaders give what may have been a life-changing speech about compassion, forever making us hopeless humanitarians that want nothing more than to join the Peace Corps and make the world a better place and adopt Ugandan infants, but we assure you, we’re not bitter about it. It’s the world’s loss.

Apparently, while we poor Berkeley students were denied, Sharon Stone somehow got in to give some kind of read more »

736535619_7aff8b97d1His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama is trekking all the way from India to give a speech entitled “Peace Through Compassion” right here at UC Berkeley’s Greek Theater. And yes, you really do have to call him “His Holiness.”

Student ticket sales will begin Wednesday, March 11 at Zellerbach Hall and go for $20 in the stadium and $15 on the lawn. Adult and staff tickets will begin the 16th. Who would have thought that the Dalai Lama, Theodore Roosevelt and The Grateful Dead all had something in common?

Who: His Holiness
When: April 25, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. Start lining up at noon.
Where: Greek Theater

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Peace Through Compassion [Website]