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His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama meeting with University at Buffalo faculty video, September 19, 2006, January 13, 2020

 File — Box: 10, Item: DVD 11-6-1392-153-BD
Identifier: B

Scope and Contents

Contains digital video of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama’s meeting with University at Buffalo faculty in the Charles B. Sears Law Library on September 19, 2006.

Introduction to the event, and event moderation by Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Satish K. Tripathi, (00:00). Introduction followed by His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama’s short remarks in English (03:25). His Holiness is accompanied by his interpreter, Thupten Jinpa, who occasionally offers word suggestions or clarification. Remarks followed by a question and answer session with the University faculty (04:50). Questions include: Can you please advise on teaching character building in higher education? (05:00); Can a religion be a true religion if it sanctions violence? (11:15); World over population, is it a serious problem? (16:00); When does a soul enter the body? (18:10). Video cuts out before event has concluded (31:56).


  • September 19, 2006
  • Migrated: January 13, 2020


Conditions Governing Access

The recording of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama's meeting with University at Buffalo faculty, September 19, 2006 may only be accessed onsite within the library at this time.


0.278 Gigabytes (1 file (0:31:56 hours))

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Existence and Location of Originals

DVD 11-6-1392-153-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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