Sao Paulo, Brazil, 17 September - On the final dayof his ten-day visit to Latin America, His Holiness the Dalai Lama gavea public talk on ‘Harmony through Universal Responsibility’ to 6,500 people at West Pavillion of the Parque das Convencoes do Anhembi in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This event was co-hosted by the office of the Mayor of Sao Paulo City.
|His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaking during his public talk 'Harmony Through Universal Responsibility' in Sao Paulo on September 17, 2011. Photo/Palas Athena Association|
His Holiness’ talk was also attended by many disabled people on wheel chairs as well as others who have hearing and speech problems.
|His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaking during his teachings at the Golden Hall of the World Trade Center in Sao Paulo on September 17, 2011. Photo/Palas Athena Association|
His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s last event in Sao Paulo was attended by around 5,000 people. Many could not get a seat as the seating capacity of the Golden Hall in the World Trade Center where the teaching was heldhas only 4,000 sitting capacity and therefore chose to seat on the floor without chair or cushion.
At the end of event, Prof. Lia Diskin, co-founder of Palas Athena Association and host of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s visit to Brazil, thanked His Holiness on behalf of the Brazilian people for his kind visit and sharing his wisdom. Prof. Lia Diskin requested His Holiness to return to Brazil next year and while she narrated these words, the crowd gave a standing ovation and many could be seen crying with excitement.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama left for Frankfurt as soon as he finished the last event in Sao Paulo, Brazil.