Because there is so much excitement about his talks already, WestConn spokesman Paul Steinmetz said the college created a special ticket process.
"What we are trying to do is to ensure the tickets get into the hands of people who want to attend at the prices we have set," Steinmetz
"In some previous events with the Dalai Lama
, some big ticket agencies have figured out how to buy large blocks of tickets and then offer them for higher prices."
aims to limit those purchases.
The Dalai Lama
was born July 6, 1935, to a farming family in Taktser, Amdo, in northeastern Tibet.
At age 2, he
was recognized as the reincarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama, Thubten Gyatso, according to his
While some tickets have been allocated and sold already, Steinmetz
said more than half the tickets will available through the lottery.