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The Dalai Lama at Emory Student Experience

  
The Dalai Lama at Emory Student Experience
Category: The XIV Dalai Lama

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    When Davis Burgess came to Emory from Alabama as a college freshman in 2007, he never dreamed hed have experiences that would change the direction of his life meeting His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama, and studying abroad in...
    When Davis Burgess came to Emory from Alabama as a college freshman
    in 2007, he never dreamed hed have experiences that would change the
    direction of his life meeting His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama, and
    studying abroad in India with the Emory Tibetan Mind/Body Sciences
    program. Burgess represents the ever-growing number of Western and
    Tibetan students who benefit from the study abroad opportunities and
    academic programs of the Emory-Tibet Partnership and from the Dalai
    Lamas affiliation with Emory in his capacity as Presidential
    Distinguished Professor. Burgess, a Robert W. Woodruff Scholar, says
    he first became aware of the Tibet-China conflict as a prospective
    student, when the subject came up during a dinner on his interview
    visit to Emory. When he arrived on campus, he joined Students for a
    Free Tibet. Then, when the Dalai Lama visited campus that fall in
    his capacity as Presidential Distinguished Professor, His Holiness
    took time to meet with the group and bless each person individually.
    He enrolled in the psychology of enlightenment, taught by
    Emory-Tibet Partnership Director Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi. Then he
    took Tibetan 101, one of the few such language programs in the
    nation. He was hooked. With Negis encouragement, Burgess signed up
    in 2009 to be one of 14 students in the inaugural Emory-Tibetan
    Mind/Body Sciences summer program in Dharamsala, the heart of the
    Tibetan exile community in northern India. This highly acclaimed
    program offers a unique lt;bgt;...lt;/bgt;
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