Thursday, March 4, 2010 from 11:30 AM to 1:30: PM
Bove Auditorium, Engelhardt Hall, Rutgers Newark
Arjia Rinpoche, Director of the Tibetan Cultural Center, is one of the most important religious leaders to escape Tibet since the Dalai Lama fled into exile. He started the Buddhist Center for Compassion and Wisdom in Mill Valley, CA and is the director of the Tibetan Cultural Center. His new book, *Surviving the Dragon: A Tibetan Lama’s Account of 40 Years under Chinese Rule*, memoir of his life under and escape from China, including the hard labor and public humiliation he suffered during Mao’s Communist “reeducation” campaign.
The lecture is to be followed by a Book Signing.
Sponsored by The Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution, and Human Rights.