The Tibetan spiritual leader the 14{+t}{+h}Dalai Lama will be conferred the honorary distinguished professorship by Tumkur University on November 27.

The university is conferring the honorary distinguished professorship in recognition of the Dalai Lama’s scholarship and service to humanity, university Vice-Chancellor S.C. Sharma told presspersons here on Wednesday.

He said that the Dalai Lama will be conferred the honorary post during the inauguration of International Conference on Yoga in Education being organised by the university in association with the Bangalore-based S-VYASA Yoga University at Sri Shivakumara Maha Swamiji Auditorium on the university campus in Tumkur.

The Tibetan spiritual leader will deliver a talk on “A human approach to world peace”, Dr. Sharma said and added that a memorandum of understanding will be signed with Sera Jey Monastic University.

Sri Siddaganga Math Seer Sri Shivakumara Swamiji, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of BrahMos Aerospace Apathukatha Sivathanu Pillai will attend the inaugural function.