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Dalai Lama to Buddhists: Stop Killing Muslims

If monks going on the rampage against Muslims doesn't sound very Buddhist to you, then the Dalai Lama is in agreement. At a celebration high in the Himalayas to mark his 79th birthday, the religious leader spoke out against attacks on the Muslim minorities in Burma and Sri Lanka, Al...

Dalai Lama Decrys Anti-Muslim Violence During Birthday Celebration

Tenzin Gyasto, the 14th Dalai Lama, celebrated his 79th birthday with an address in which he spoke out against violence targeting Muslim minorities in Myanmar and Sri Lanka. The Dalai Lama spoke before tens of thousands of Buddhists, CNN reports. Hollywood actor Richard Gere was among the crowd there to hear the Buddhist leader speak,

In birthday speech, Dalai Lama asks for end to anti-Muslim violence

Yesterday in Northern India the Dalai Lama turned 79 — and used the occasion to call for an end to violence against Muslims in Burma and Sri Lanka. “I urge the Buddhists in these countries to imagine an image of Buddha before they commit such a crime,” he said. “Buddha preaches love and compassion. If […]

The Dalai Lama’s 79th birthday celebration: live webcast, digital prayer flags, local celebrations

The Dalai Lama will be sharing his 79th birthday this Sunday, July 6, with about 150,000 devotees in Ladakh, where he’s conducting the elaborate Kalachakra ceremonies. If you’ve been unable to make the trek to the remote Himalayan kingdom, however, you can tune in to a live webcast of birthday celebrations from Ladakh at 8AM […]

Amnesty International apologizes to Iggy Pop over Justin Bieber torture ad

Recently, Amnesty International released a series of ads against torture, which featured beaten celebrities saying the kind of stuff that goes against their entire belief system. You know, stuff like the Dalai Lama condoning materialism and Karl Lagerfeld advocating bad fashion. It’s actually a pretty clever campaign to show young people what torture can entail.MORE

Daily Connect: Update: Amnesty Int'l Removes HHDL Pic

2 weeks agoReligion / Buddhism : IDP Blog

Amnesty International's new campaign to bring awareness to torture included altered photos of HH the Dalai Lama, Karl Lagerfeld, and Iggy Pop. However, it's been so distressing to many to see His Holiness represented as a beaten and bruised victim, that Amnesty International has removed his photo from their ads, and issued this statement: read more

Amnesty Int’l deletes images of Dalai Lama, Iggy Pop from anti-torture campaign, issues apology

Amnesty International’s graphically startling anti-torture campaign we spotlighted last week has backfired a bit. The organization’s Belgian arm manipulated photographs of three celebrities—the Dalai Lama, Iggy Pop, and Karl Lagerfeld—to...Show More Summary

Iggy Pop, The Dalai Lama And Karl Lagerfeld Are Tortured For A Good Cause

2 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

What do Karl Lagerfeld, the Dalai Lama and Iggy Pop have in common, besides fame and critical acclaim? They’re all representing victims of physical abuse in this thought provoking ad campaign created by Amnesty International to raise awareness about the unjust torturing of prisoners. Show More Summary

Happiness is not something ready made. it comes from your own actions. – Dalai Lama

Happiness is not something ready made. it comes from your own actions. – Dalai Lama The post Happiness is not something ready made. it comes from your own actions. – Dalai Lama appeared first on Lifehack.

Daily Connect: In the News: the Dalai Lama, Iggy Pop, and Karl Lagerfeld

3 weeks agoReligion / Buddhism : IDP Blog

Three seemingly disparate celebrities have lent their images and their names to a new campaign by Amnesty International to stop torture around the globe. read more

Dalai Lama’s shockingly altered image featured in anti-torture campaign

Though the Dalai Lama has lent his name and voice to many compassionate causes in the past, never before has his image been used in as shocking and impactful a way as it is in Amnesty International’s current anti-torture campaign. Launched yesterday by Air Agency in Belgium, posters and leaflets are being distributed showing radically […]

Who Did This To The Dalai Lama?!

The Dalai Lama, Iggy Pop and Karl Lagerfeld walk into….it sounds like the beginning of a cheesy joke. Or, maybe it’s the start of a humorous way to make an important point that really isn’t very funny at all. At any rate, in a recent series of campaign photos, it certainly looks like the Dalai

The Benefits of Generosity

The Dalai Lama famously said, "If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." The same is certainly true for generosity! Generosity -- the quality of being kind and understanding,Show More Summary

The Benefits of Generosity

The Dalai Lama famously said, "If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." The same is certainly true for generosity! Generosity -- the quality of being kind and understanding,Show More Summary

Tibet's Mystic Politics: Review of The Dalai Lama and the King Demon by Raimondo Bultrini

"If there is dispute, there is contention; if there is contention, there is trouble; if there is trouble, there is vexation." --The Buddha In February and March this year we witnessed the bizarre spectacle of groups of Western Buddhists...Show More Summary

Mike Myers Makes Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon

Who is Shep Gordon? Aside from his career in rock & roll, as Alice Cooper's manager among many other high profile clients, Shep Gordon invented the concept of the celebrity chef and adheres to the teaching of the Dalai Lama; he is, however, not a celebrity, a status he claims to prize. Show More Summary

Dalai Lama remembers 'martyrs' of Tiananmen Square

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama marked the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing on Wednesday by urging China to embrace democracy and offering prayers for the protest "martyrs". The Dalai Lama,...Show More Summary

Changing the Human Narrative

"We have to stop this narrative. It is an unhealthy and damaging narrative." This is the main takeaway point from a wonderful presentation of Mark Greenberg at the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education. Greenberg is talking about the anti-bullying campaign. Show More Summary

Man of Compassion- An (Almost) Exclusive Interview With the Dalai Lama

Edie Weinstein still shakes her head in wonder at the epic meeting that took place in 2oo8 as she lived a 20 year journalistic dream. The post Man of Compassion- An (Almost) Exclusive Interview With the Dalai Lama appeared first on The Good Men Project.

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