The Botswana Dialogue brings African humanitarian and spiritual leaders, scholars and healers into conversation with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and international neuroscientists about the African worldview of Botho/Ubuntu, during five sessions followed by a public address in Gaborone, Botswana.
Defining humanity through our connections with one another, Botho/Ubuntu is expressed as: “I am because you are,” a view that is reflected also in the Dalai Lama’s teachings. Examining African values and healing practices in light of new scientific research on social connection and trauma, the Dialogue in Botswana explores the potential of Botho/Ubuntu as a framework for healing the legacy and trauma of wars and colonialism, and advancing social justice and women’s equality.
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His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Honorary Board Chair
The Dalai Lama is a man of peace. He has consistently advocated policies of non-violence, even in the face of extreme aggression. He also became the first Nobel Laureate to … MORE