The Dalai Lama is due to arrive in Scotland as part of his trip to the UK.
His Holiness will arrive in Edinburgh on Thursday afternoon before travelling to Dundee and Inverness later in the week.
On Friday, the Dalai Lama will have a private viewing of archive material relating to Tibet during a visit to the National Library of Scotland.
Later on he will give a sold out talk called Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World at the Usher Hall as part of the Edinburgh Lectures series.
Rabbi David Rose, co-convener of The Edinburgh Inter Faith Association said: “We are again delighted to welcome the Dalai Lama to Edinburgh and Scotland.
“As a beacon of tolerance, commonsense and morality in our world, this pre-eminent religious leader does us a great honour in again gracing our city. The diverse faiths of the city eagerly await his presence and his inspirational words.”
His Holiness is also giving public talks in Dundee and Inverness as part of his Scottish visit.
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