A Day with the Dalai Lama

A Day with the Dalai Lama
Hands. Photo by Michael Collopy
by SCM |
High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion. Plus, His Holiness gets a new sweatshirt.

For more on the Dalai Lama’s visit, read Kirk O. Hanson’s “Cultivating compassion” in the Spring 2014 SCM.

 
Arrival at the Leavey Center. Photo by Noah Berger
  Let us pray. Photo by Noah Berger
 
 
President Michael Engh, S.J., greets the Dalai Lama. Photo by Noah Berger   Gyuto monks chant welcome. Photo by Noah Berger
 
 
Handoff: for him, a sweatshirt; for them, responsibility for making peace. Photo by Charles Barry   “Compassion and kindness cost little, but the returns are great,” says Lloyd Dean, CEO of Dignity Health, center. Photo by Noah Berger
 

“Wonderful,” he says. Photo by Michael Collopy

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Features

A day with the Dalai Lama

High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.

The Catholic writer today

Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

Our stories and the theatre of awe

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

Mission Matters

What would the next generation say?

Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.

Breaking records on the maplewood

Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.

How's the water?

A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.