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His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama luncheon video, September 19, 2006, January 14, 2020

 File — Box: 10, Item: DVD 11-6-1392-143-BD
Identifier: B

Scope and Contents

Contains digital video of the luncheon held on September 19, 2006 in Baird Hall in honor of the His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama’s visit to the University at Buffalo.

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama enters the luncheon venue, greets individuals by placing scarves over their heads, and then makes his way to his table (00:00). Welcome to the event by President John B. Simpson (07:10), followed by remarks by SUNY Chancellor John R. Ryan (10:50). Introductions followed by remarks by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama (14:00). His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama begins by giving his remarks in his native language, which is then translated into English by his interpreter Thupten Jinpa. His Holiness the 14th Dalia Lama then transitions to giving remarks in English (15:30). Speech topics include meeting with members of the University’s Chinese community, and the relation between Tibetan and Chinese citizens (21:00). After his speech, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama presents a scarf to President John B. Simpson, who then presents a ceremonial glass bison as a memento to His Holiness. His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama then makes his way from the venue, greeting individuals along the way (35:00). Video ends (39:26).


  • September 19, 2006
  • Migrated: January 14, 2020


Conditions Governing Access

The recording of the luncheon for His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, September 19, 2006 may only be accessed onsite within the library at this time.


0.345 Gigabytes (1 file (0:39:26 hours))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Existence and Location of Originals

DVD 11-6-1392-143-BD

Processing Information

Digital files created by William Regan and the Office of Special Events were transferred to the University Archives on various types of storage media including compact discs and digital optical discs. Where possible, digital content saved on storage media was migrated from the storage media, normalized to standard preservation and access formats, and transferred to a stable preservation environment following the University Libraries' Digital Preservation guidelines. Some folder titles and file titles were altered to assist researchers in locating and identifying digital content.

Repository Details

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