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Dalai Lama Center's Humanitarian Award for 2014

The Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education conferred upon Mr. Mowafaghian the Dalai Lama Center's 2014 Humanitarian Award for his "commitment to philanthropy and humanitarian causes worldwide."

In her letter to announcing the award Fiona Douglas-Crampton, President & CEO of the Center, writes: "This is the first time that the Dalai Lama Center is presenting a Humanitarian Award, and we have chosen three individuals whose outstanding contributions have had a significant and lasting impact on the community-locally and internationally. At this event, we will also be presenting Humanitarian Awards to Frank Giustra and John Volken." [View letter here.]

Below: Mr. Mowafaghian receives the award from His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama
Mr. Mowafaghian receives the award from His Holiness The Dalai Lama

 

"The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being."

The Dalai Lama