On October 18, there will be a panel discussion on “Buddhism, Tibet and China: Past, Present, and Future” at the Parliament of World’s Religion Convention in Salt Lake City.
The Convention, which is “the oldest, the largest, and the most inclusive gathering of people of all faith and traditions,” is being held from October 15 to 19, 2015.
The panelists are Dr. Tenzin Dorjee from California State University, Fullerton, and a Chinese scholar. Dr. Dorjee is a published author and translator of Tibetan Buddhism into English and had also served as translator to His Holiness the Dalai Lama during teachings and talks in India and USA.
This panel discussion will focus on understanding the relationship, role and prospects for Buddhism, Tibet and China. The panelists will speak about the role of Tibetan Buddhism in Chinese history, about Tibetan Buddhism and China today, and about the prospects and the role that Tibetans Buddhism can play in creating a more harmonious society in China.
The International Campaign for Tibet will also have a booth during the Convention where there will be a photo exhibition on the relationship between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the United States as well as information about Tibet.