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Dalai Lama’s Visit to the University of San Francisco. 4-6 September 2003 San Francisco, California. Lone Mountain Campus of USF where the Dalai Lama was hosted. Highlights of Dalai Lama’s Visit.

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Dalai Lama’s Visit to theUniversity of San Francisco

4-6 September 2003

San Francisco, California

Lone Mountain Campus of USF where the Dalai Lama was hosted

Highlights of Dalai Lama’s Visit

  • The Dalai Lama came to USF for the beginning of a 16-day, 5-city US tour. At USF he participated in a morning Inter-faith prayer service for 1600 at which he was awarded an honorary doctorate, and conducted a teaching session an afternoon teaching session attended by 5,000.

Security is lined up at the entrance to USF for the arrival of His Holiness, the XIVth Dalai Lama

Welcome Sign at the Jesuit Community Driveway for the Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama stayed in the Jesuit Community of USF

  • While in San Francisco the Dalai Lama lived with the Jesuits in their community and also hosted smaller groups of dignitaries and followers in the Ricci Room of the Community. A number of the Dalai Lama’s entourage and the U.S. State Department security force also stayed in the Community.

Fr. Rector Jack Treacy and Fr. President Steve Privett Welcome the Dalai Lama in the USF Jesuit Community Living Room

Fr. Jack Treacy (Rector), Dalai Lama, & Fr. Steve Privett (President)

Fr Treacy presents a medal of St. Ignatius to the Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama reads the prayer of Ignatius on the medal

The Jesuit Community and Staff Greet the Dalai Lama before Lunch

Chefs Michael, Angela and Mr. Chang explain the day’s menu

Lunch with Frs. Trecy, Privett, Dalai Lama, and the Dalai Lama’s

Brother “T.C.” (who taught at USF in the Spring of 2003

Head Chef Michael helps serve the Dalai Lama as Fr. Treacy looks on

USF Jesuit Community & Dalai Lama In the Jesuit Garden after Lunch

Tibetan Cultural Faire on the USF Campus

Tibetan artifacts on display and sale

Tibetan Justice Information Booth at the Faire

Shrine Commemorating the Dalai Lama at the Faire

St. Ignatius Church: Site of the Inter-Faith Prayer Service on Sept. 5th

For Further Information on the Dalai Lama’s USF Visit

  • http://www.bayarea.com/mld/mercurynews/news/local/6707053.htm

  • http://www.ktvu.com/news/2459774/detail.html

  • http://www.usfca.edu/dalailama/

  • http://www.tibet.ca/wtnarchive/2003/9/3_4.html

  • http://www.usfca.edu/

Credits for this Presentation

  • Presentation prepared by James Bretzke, S.J. ([email protected])

  • Photos by James Bretzke, S.J. and John Koeplin, S.J.

  • With very special thanks to all those at USF who made this visit such a special occasion!!

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