Dalai Lama’s Visit to theUniversity of San Francisco 4-6 September 2003 San Francisco, California
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
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
Lunch with Frs. Trecy, Privett, Dalai Lama, and the Dalai Lama’s Brother “T.C.” (who taught at USF in the Spring of 2003
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. (BretzkeSJ@usfca.edu) • 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!!