After just coming back from the NAR Mid-Year meetings I harken back to one of our greatest spiritual leaders of all time – The Dalai Lama. He has an amazing quote that I feel bears repeating – “We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasing resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us and make us kinder. Show More Summary
The Dalai Lama made reference to his prospects for future reincarnation last Friday. He was interviewed from his home, before he heads to celebrations ahead of his 80th birthday. He caused a bit of controversy when he stated that heShow More Summary
The Dalai Lama is in trouble again. This time, in an interview from his home in India, commenting on the controversy over whether he will reincarnate or not, he sparked another controversy by saying if he does come back it might be as a “mischievous blonde woman.” But, he added, “then her face must be [...]
For a small town tucked away in the Himalayan foothills, Dharamsala attracts a surprising number of tourists and travelers from around the world. One popular destination in Dharamsala is the Dalai Lama Temple, where at any given moment...Show More Summary
In the 2015 World Happiness Report, Switzerland was declared the happiest country. The United States was ranked 15th. Lame. Something about the culture of the U.S. is causing us to have a relatively low happiness level. Now, I'm sure...Show More Summary
He’s an environmentalist, he’s friends with the Dalai Lama, and, at 29, the 17th Karmapa may be Tibet’s next hope
“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama... The post 13 Things Only Compassionate People Would Understand appeared first on Lifehack.
Tuesday, on his PBS talk show, Tavis Smiley hosted Ven. Lama Tenzin Dhonden, Founder and Chair of the nonprofit Friends of the Dalai Lama, and Kelly Thornton Smith, the Founder and Board Chair for the Center for Living Peace. They are organizers of the Global Compassion Summit, a celebration to be held at the Honda [...]
The spiritual leader says compassion and open-mindedness are key to fostering relationships.
We can all get better at cultivating compassion.
The terrible devastation of the earthquake in Nepal and its after-effects have touched people around the world and exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, is no exception. The ravages throughout Nepal don’t seem to be showing...Show More Summary
Watch this clip in which His Holiness addresses the question, “How do we convince people that human beings are actually good?” The post Watch the Dalai Lama break down the illusion behind prejudice appeared first on Lion's Roar.
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For Buddhists who follow his teachings, or to those who are simply drawn to his public message of kindness (“My religion is kindness,” the popular bumper sticker reads), the Dalai Lama has approached sainthood. He instantly sells out...Show More Summary
The Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu are joining forces to bring more joy to the world by co-authoring a book on the emotion. On Saturday, the Dalai Lama met Tutu as the archbishop arrived at Kangra Airport in Dharamsala, India to begin work on the book. Show More Summary
Three years ago, Jennifer Pinkerton cashed in her life as an editor in Sydney for one of global adventure. After teaching English at the Dalai Lama’s temple in India, losing her hair in Zambia, and taking on French school in the Loire...Show More Summary
For Buddhists who follow his teachings, or to those who are simply drawn to his public message of kindness (“My religion is kindness,” the popular bumper sticker reads), the Dalai Lama has approached sainthood. He instantly sells out public appearances, and he’s featured on the “Top ten influential...
Also: Fast food workers demonstrate in U.S., calling for better wages; dogs in the upper Midwest are getting sick with flu; and only the Dalai Lama will decide if he'll reincarnate.
The Dalai Lama explains how the Buddhist teachings of mindfulness and compassion lead inevitably to feelings of self-confidence and kindness. The post Living the Compassionate Life appeared first on Lion's Roar.