Washington City Paper reports that His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama is coming to Washington.
More information is available here. The Verizon Center will host the Kalachakra, the most well-attended ritual in Buddhism. The last time the Kalachakra was held was 2006.
Tickets are available on Ticketmaster and range from $400 for a seven-day pass to $500 for an eleven-day package.
The event is expected to draw a crowd of 20,000 people. And it's the same weekend as the Summer Fancy Food Show at the Convention Center, which is expected to draw 25,000 people.