City to be S Asia Hub of Dalai Lama Center

  • HH to officiate groundbreaking ceremony on Feb 12

Hyderabad: The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values has announced the site inauguration for its new South Asia Hub in Hyderabad.

The groundbreaking ceremony will be officiated by His Holiness the Dalai Lama along with Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao  and  Municipal Administration and Information Technology Minister K Taraka Rama Rao on February 12. As part of the visit, His Holiness will also deliver a public talk on “Ethics, Values and Wellbeing” at the HITEX Open Arena in Hyderabad.

“We are truly excited to launch the South Asia Hub as a strategic site for designing and disseminating programmes that are most relevant to the issues pressing humanity and its leadership in current times,” said the Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi, the Center’s President and CEO.

Since its inception 2009 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Center has been a driving force in fostering individual and organizational ethics and value-driven leadership across diverse institutional frameworks.

“We are honored that The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values chose Hyderabad for its South Asia Hub,” said KTR.

The Center was founded to honor the vision of the 14th Dalai Lama and his call for a holistic education that includes the development of human and global ethics. Six Nobel Peace Laureates are founding members of the Center.

For more information: and to register for the Dalai Lama’s talk, visit

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