Dalai Lama Talks Peace MONK SPEAKS TO SOLD-OUT BUD WALTON ARENA AUDIENCE
May 12, 2011 at 5:14 a.m.
Carl Johnson, left, chairman of the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees, and Alan Sugg, right, president of the University of Arkansas System, present the Dalai Lama with an honorary degree Wednesday at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. The Tibetan spiritual leader in two public sessions called for activism and nonviolence. -
Photo by COURTESY PHOTOS ZAC LEHR PHOTOGRAPHY
The crowd rose in a wave Wednesday as pilgrims glimpsed the iconic figure they’d come to see. There was no applause, no murmur of voices, just reverent silence throughout Bud Walton Arena.