The New Kadampa Tradition is an international association of Mahayana Buddhist meditation centers that follow the Kadampa Buddhist tradition founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.
From the Memphis Commercial Appeal online:
The Dalai Lama, spiritual leader and head of the government-in-exile of Tibet, will receive the International Freedom Award from the National Civil Rights Museum Sept. 23.
Basketball great Julius Erving will receive the museum's "Legacy Award" four days later, while Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of murdered civil-rights activist Medgar Evers and former NAACP chairwoman, will receive the "National Freedom Award."
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