The Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour is a free public exhibition of ancient and sacred relics from the historical Buddha and many other Buddhist masters from India, Tibet & China. His Holiness the Dalai Lama has graciously offered 8 relics of the historical Buddha to the collection that are over 2,600 years old each. Relics have also been offered from the Sakya Reliquary in Tibet and also from Meiktila Museum in Burma that has housed Buddha Relics for many hundreds of years. When: Thursday, December 3, 2015: 6-8pm Opening Ceremony Friday, December 4, 2015: 11am-6pm Saturday, December 5, 2015: 11am-6pm Sunday, December 6, 2015: 11am - 5pm Where: Laredo Center for the Arts 500 San Agustin Ave Laredo, Texas 78040 Local contact: Tatiana Friar Email: email@example.com Telephone: (+1) 956-771-9671 The tour also features relics from over 40 other masters from different parts of the world, in all there are over 3,000 relics in this collection. Many of them pearl-like crystals that Tibetans call 'Ringsel', in Sanskrit they are called 'Sarira.' The purpose of the event is to promote loving kindness and world peace.