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Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama is a high lama in the Gelug or Yellow Hat branch of Tibetan Buddhism.

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You are never too young or too old for success or going after what you want. Here’s a short list of people who accomplished great things at different ages 1) Helen Keller, at the age of 19 months, became deaf and blind. But that didn’t stop her. She was the first deaf and blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. 2) Mozart was already competent on keyboard and violin; he composed from the age of 5. 3) Shirley Temple was 6 when she became a movie star on “Bright Eyes.” 4) Anne Frank was 12 when she wrote the diary of Anne Frank. 5) Magnus Carlsen became a chess Grandmaster at the age of 13. 6) Nadia Comăneci was a gymnast from Romania that scored seven perfect 10.0 and won three gold medals at the Olympics at age 14. 7) Tenzin Gyatso was formally recognized as the 14th Dalai Lama in November 1950, at the age of 15. 8) Pele, a soccer superstar, was 17 years old when he won the world cup in 1958 with Brazil. 9) Elvis was a superstar by age 19. 10) John Lennon was 20 years and Paul McArtney was ...
The title Dalai Lama is constructed from Mongolian 'dalai' (ocean) and Tibetan 'blama' (chief, high priest), seen as an ocean of wisdom.
Back and forth we go. Dalai Lama went 2 Shiva, Vishnu temple never said Krishna. Because God was mad at Him. Rained in. Rudra rain of Sorrow
Will be interesting to see if Modi does either/both b4 China prez Xi Jinping visits India:. 1. Meet w/ Dalai Lama. 2. Visit Arunachal Pradesh
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama
"Human Beings,indeed all sentient beings, have the right to pursue happiness and live in peace and freedom." ~Tenzin Gyatso XIVth Dalai Lama
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.". Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
Be kind whenever possible; and it is always possible. - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama
Today's Wisdom: If you wish to experience peace provide peace for another. - Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dalai Lama
"Happiness is a human birthright for everyone.". - His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso
Didn't meet the Dalai Lama but bizarrely had a chat with Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers in a café.
Have to say, this is up there w/ giving a blue marble to the Dalai Lama! Bill Nye the Science Guy…
What the Dalai Lama will be doing in Birmingham: … the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. The Dala...
Our prime in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them. ~ Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
has anybody ever made a bad Dalai Lama joke about you... — Yes. Many times. I also get Dolly Parton a lot. Gerar...
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito. -Dalai Lama
girl about to go to sleep when she realizes that the Dalai Lama has probably never seen sister act 2
Handbook for the Spirit Paperback –by Richard Carlson (Editor), Benjamin Shield (Editor), Marianne Williamson (Foreword) Market price: RM69.90 1HT special offer: RM30 ( 1 copy only ) In Handbook for the Spirit, an extraordinary group of thinkers and teachers, including Andrew Harvey, Sue Bender, Rev. Michael Beckwith, Barbara De Angelis, and Marianne Williamson, celebrate their personal experiences of the divine. Previously published as For the Love of God, the book features the Dalai Lama on the central importance of kindness; Sue Bender on the small miracles of everyday life; Brooke Medicine Eagle on the Great Spirit; and Joseph Goldstein on the Dharma. Included are Rabbi Harold Kushner on how God appears in relationships, Brother David Steindl-Rast on perceiving the divine through the senses, and 19 other contributors. Each author shares what it is like to have a personal relationship with a higher spirit, how this relationship developed, and how it manifests in his or her life, relationships, and .. ...
I think you should go to the very very top. The Pope, cced to Barack Obama, Dalai Lama, Bill Gates and Ryan Gosling
"he once spent three days in the Waldorf Astoria hotel with the Dalai Lama."
Today's speech from Steve Farrell, worldwide coordinating director, Humanity's Team ~ with other pictures from the day's events. To Graca Machel, to Ms. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, to Mr. Mandela’s children, his grand-children, his great grand-children and the entire family; to Mr. Sello Hatang, Executive Director of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, to President Zuma and members of the government; to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, to members of the Humanity’s Team Global Council, distinguished guests, to the people of South Africa –It is a singular honor to be here with you today to present our Humanity’s Team Spiritual Leadership Award to the late Nelson Mandela. Nelson Mandela embodied all we honor and hold sacred in Humanity’s Team and it is a great privilege that we give our Spiritual Leadership award to him posthumously during today’s ceremony. I’m going to share briefly about Humanity’s Team as we begin because you may not be familiar with us. We are a global grassroots spiritual moveme . ...
Indian President Rajendra Prasad with HH Dalai Lama after his exile to India from Chinese occupied Tibet (Sept 1959) ht…
Why are US-Israel so against men who advocate peace? Nelson Mandala, Dalai Lama, Mahatma Ghandi, and Ali?
Wouldn't she have been more likely to meet Ban Ki Moon, Dalai Lama, maybe Desmond Tutu..
"Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon" Dalai Lama
A Trip of Magic ! The Innova came zipping past the various other cars and stood in front of us to take us to our dreamland Mcleodganj. This was the first time I realised how Harry Potter felt when he boarded the magic train to the magic land. The Innova started on its twists and turns to take us 90 kms up. On the magic hill. The Bhagsu hotel appeared after a lot of songs and sleeping faces. What followed was a sleepy wait for our respective rooms. While I remember only the dreams on the sofa my fellow magicians had fed themselves to Paranthas and stale samosas. Post our so called half completed naps; we set out for the trip to the city. Dalai Lama disallowed us entry and the Church was too rude to let us in. The Naddi had a decent view which was spoiled by two Sardars. What stood out that evening was the Bhagsu Fall. The high speed water gushing out of the hills and the chilled out temperatures makes the heart long for more. The stone right at the corner had a special view and those few moments staring at ...
Generate a good attitude, a good heart. Happiness in both the short term and the long term for yourself and others will c…
The Mind's Own Physician: A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama on the Healing P...
Scary experience with a high profile follower of the false Dalai Lama
Exiles in Exile - Tibetan monks outcast by the Dalai Lama
Tibet will be free and long life Dalai Lama
Tibetans Assaulted by Chinese Police at Dzoege Checkpoint 2014-07-09 They had tried to help a truck driver carrying building supplies to a nearby monastery. About a dozen Tibetans were seriously injured when they came under attack by Chinese security forces as they tried to defend a Tibetan truck driver questioned at a checkpoint in western China’s Sichuan province, sources said. The driver, who had been transporting building materials to a local monastery, was stopped on Monday at a checkpoint outside Benyul village in Dzoege (in Chinese, Ruo’ergai) county in the Ngaba (Aba) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, a local source told RFA’s Tibetan Service. When police asked him to show his permit allowing him to carry the materials, the two heads of Benyul village and other villagers—all of them Tibetans—went to his assistance and vouched for his authority to do the work, the source said, speaking on condition of anonymity. “Suddenly, more police arrived on the scene and attacked the Tibetans who were ...
Man sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. Then he is so anxious about the future that he doesn't enjoy the present: the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.- The Dalai Lama
By changing your thoughts, you immediately get inner peace. ~ Dalai Lama Want To GET PAID To Travel? -->>
rough violence, you may ?solve? one problem, but you sow the seeds for another.-Dalai Lama
Obama to meet Dalai Lama on Friday - AFP
A great quote for today : "Be kind whenever possible, it is always possible" Dalai Lama
Insight from the Dalai Lama: Giving your anger the instrument of words and actions is like giving a child a pile...
"Once a year, go some place you have never been before." Dalai Lama
Wrong person was chosen to be the Dalai Lama.
"All major religious traditions carry basically the same message. That is love, compassion and forgiveness." - Dalai Lama
"Whenever I meet new people, people from different races in other places, or wherever I go, I never think, I am Buddhist, I am Tibetan, I am Monk. I just think, I am a person, I am a human being. Just as the person I am meeting is a human being. Therefore I immediately feel a sense of brotherhood - fellow human feeling. Therefore I have friends everywhere. I have friends in Islam, in Hinduism, in the Jewish religion, in Christianity… I have also friends among people who don't have belief in any religion. Like scientists, academics. Many of them don't have any interest in religion. But still we have very warm feelings, a human feeling toward each other. From the scientists' point of view, human warm feeling is getting new interest in today's time." Dalai Lama, in his birthday speech this week
"Anger cannot be overcome by anger. If someone is angry with you, and you show anger in return, the result is a disaster. On the other hand, if you control your anger and show its opposite – love, compassion, tolerance and patience – not only will you remain peaceful, but the other person's anger will also diminish." *~"ॐ"~Dalai Lama ~"ॐ"*
one of the most important current gatherings on the planet - the buddha field of initiation by his Holiness the Dalai Lama
His Holiness the Dalai Lama's three day 33rd Kalachakra Empowerment Preliminary Teachings on Nagarjuna's "Precious Garland of the Middle Way (uma rinchen tre...
Silly infedels ask us whether Al-lama was a buddhist like Dalai Lama.
The more open you are, the less uncomfortable you will feel. - His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that?s our real disaster.-Dalai Lama
'Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive' ~ Dalai Lama
For loved ones wings to fly, roots to be able to give back. And the reasons for staying with you. | Dalai Lama
Full moon meditation: we will be tuning into the kalachakra initiation by his holiness the Dalai Lama in Ladakh
Leadership. Atman Brahman doesn't worry about Dalai Lama views, what boss would say. Good morals, work ethic, doing best that we can. Detach
Forced Settlement And Relocation Of Tibetan Nomads - That this House welcomes the visit by the Dalai Lama to...
"If we cherish non-violence and concern for others’ well-being it is possible to make this a more peaceful century" - His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Wisdom is the best guide and faith is the best companion. Dalai Lama
"Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay." ~Dalai Lama
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Home is where you feel at home and are treated well. – Dalai Lama
That little. spoke French to me.. . Rehv has a lot to answer for. -dalai lama patience-
I had a dream last night that I went to a hardcore biker bar with the Dalai Lama. So guess what's on my bucket list now.
" Do not let behavior of others destroy your inner peace ." - Dalai Lama (y)
"There is only one important point you must keep in your mind and let it be your guide. No matter what people call you, you are just who you are. Keep to this truth. You must ask yourself how is it you want to live your life. We live and we die, this is the truth that we can only face alone. No one can help us, not even the Buddha. So consider carefully, what prevents you from living the way you want to live your life?" ~the Dalai Lama
"A true hero is someone who conquers their own anger and hatred." - Dalai Lama
“The mind is like a parachute. It works best when it’s open.” - Dalai Lama.
Mizoram, I know I may have explained it somewhere before but I swear it wasn't my idea to contrive that silly war Okay, I've got to admit this was, uhm, an improper try of a joke but it rhymed and talking humour You've got to know I'm just a Mizo bloke Who loves chhangban? and Ngurthangvela and Roluaha Mostly you're jolly At times you're frustrated, Mizoram Then rest assured I also think triau trackx are highly overrated Varanasi has got Ravi Shankar Pink City they had in Jaipur (kind of) The Buddhists got Dalai Lama Mizoram's got Chhuantea and even more so Mizoram's got Rambeiseia Mizoram's got Eric Ralte and if that wasn't enough for you Mizoram's got Dongtea Gujarat's got Narendra Modi The Sikh they got Golden Temple and Mizoram's got TeeFaka In Agra they got the Taj Mahal who in turn they don't have in Mizoram but Mizoram's got B-a Chhakchhuak I may like Shillong, Darjeeling or Goa But nothing compares to you, Mizoram Cause you got the magic bullet Mizoram's got Puia Ozz ! Mizoram - inventors of Drea ...
"Compassion is a source of happiness, while self-centerdness can lead ultimately to violence." Dalai Lama
Because of ramadan i choise my words carefully - because a friend of mine who is moslem and who gave his son the name "Peace" in his mother language. And I do respekt him!!! No Allah, no God, no Jahwe, every creator. - no higher being can be sattisfied in the moment one kills another . jain literture - ghandi and dalai lama, Jesus Christ say no to violence! not kill another. Namaste
"Sometimes it is better to be kind than right..we don't need an intelligent mind that speaks, but a patient heart that listens." ~Dalai Lama Happy Thursday ♥
"Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values." ~Dalai Lama
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions" - Dalai Lama 😊
ICT's "insights" on Dalai Lama going home : A former Tibetan monk from Gansu, the Tibetan area of Amdo, talked to some Tibetans from eastern Tibet who had just arrived in India about the deeply-felt wish for the Dalai Lama to come home. He said this as a summary of their conversation: “There are two conflicting messages coming from the Chinese government. One is the anti-Dalai Lama campaign. Another is that the door is open for His Holiness to return to China. For the Dalai Lama to return to Tibet – that is 100% the demand of the Tibetan people inside. But there is no particular route that seems apparent to achieving that, because this call strongly counters existing policies. Changing the policies may bring the possibility of the return. Today if China accepts His Holiness the Dalai Lama back to Tibet there are still many Tibetans who will disagree with that, because they know the existing laws and constitution cannot ensure His Holiness’ security under the current situation. Things are changing th ...
Iniciações e ensinamentos do Vajrayana Teachings and transmissions of the Vajrayana HH SAKYA TRIZIN 18 to 28 July 2014 Chanteloube, França H. H. Sakya Trizin is the supreme head of the Sakya school of Tibetan Budhism. He has completed his education while still in Tibet, at the feet of his root teacher Ngawang Shenphen Lodrö and many other lamas, including His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö. Exiled in India, he has surmounted every difficulty in preserving the Sakya lineage and establishing it on a firm basis: building monasteries, creating lay communities, and founding the Sakya monastic college, which is now producing a new generation of scholars. His Holiness had close links with Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche and Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. In addition to his vast learning, he is a renowned vajrayana practitioner. He is also familiar with Western culture and speaks excellent English. From 18 to 28 July 2014
July 6, the Kalachakra teaching ground was packed for acknowledgement of the Dalai Lama's birthday.
Vil du også bli med? "If I were to choose a political party I would have joined the Green Party", the Dalai Lama jokingly said in ...
Compassion is, by nature, peaceful and gentle, but it is also very powerful. It is the true sign of inner strength. - extract HH Dalai Lama (Address, 1992)
Yingsel performs a solo song on July 7th, 2nd day of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's birthday celebration. She bagged 1st prize for the solo song.
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MORNING NEWS . * With 18,994 pilgrims performing darshan in holy cave on day nine yesterday, the Amarnath yatra has crossed the one lakh mark since the 45 day long pilgrimage started on June 28. * The Narendra Modi government faces its first test in Parliament when the Budget Session begins today. The Opposition is expected the corner the government on the issue of price rise, rail fare hike and the plight of Tamil Nadu fishermen. * The PDP yesterday cleared another list of 11 candidates for the Assembly elections dropping three sitting MLAs and replacing two defeated candidates of 2008 polls. * BJP yesterday revoked the suspension order of Party MLA from Basohli Jagdish Raj Sapolia who was suspended along with six MLAs of the party in 2011 for reportedly violating the party whip and indulging in cross voting in Legislative Council elections. * Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) will contest the upcoming state Assembly elections alone, the party said yesterday. * Dalai Lama was yesterday gr ...
Dalai Lama urges Buddhists to halt violence : “I urge the Buddhists in Sri Lanka and Myanmar to imagine an image of Buddha before they commit such a crime,” Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader said on Sunday [06-07-14]. “Buddha preaches love and compassion. If the Buddha is there, he will protect the Muslims whom the Buddhists are attacking in Burma & Sri Lanka''. He added.
What do Sylvester Sam Stallone, Dalai Lama, George Bush, Shyam Prasad Mukherjee and finally, me have in common? We share the same birthday.
Tim Lovejoy would like to meet the Dalai Lama. I expect the feeling is mutual.
If you ever get the honour of meeting the Dalai Lama in person, a funny thing to do is to keep calling him Ra's al Ghul.
Watched 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama by Rick Ray. In the film, Ray talks of the mystery of the Panchen Lama, who disappeared with family.
Well lets kick this work thing and try and make some ones day brighter, I'll get my light pen .. .. always Love, Laugh and Live .. Carpe Diem the crap out of this day .. .. later maters .. much love . . More compassionate mind, more sense of concern for other's well-being, is source of happiness. -- Dalai Lama
Our colleague in India Dr. Manish Tiwari (right) organizing an event with the Dalai Lama. To learn more about busine…
MORNING NEWS * After a gap of 38 years, Leh is all set to host 16-day long massive congregation from July 3, likely to be attended by more than one lakh devotees where world famous spiritualleader, Dalai Lama will confer the 33rdKalachakra Initiation. * The traditional Pahalgam Chandanwari route to holy cave of Swami Amarnath Ji will be thrown open for pilgrims on July 2. * Security has been put on high alert inKashmir ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the State later this week. * Minister of State in the PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Science and Technology (Independent Charge) Dr Jitendra Singh has managed to fulfillthe major demand of the Jammuites bygetting Yuva Vani services of All India Radio restored. * Army yesterday foiled fresh infiltration attempt on the Line of Control (LoC) at Tarkundi forward areain Balakote sector of Poonch district and forced a group of four to five militants, who were trying to sneak into the Indian territory late last night, to retreat to Pakistan oc ...
"Change in the world comes from individuals, from the inner peace in individual hearts. Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects." from Dalai Lama via Jose Ramos-Horta
His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaking from Sera Monastery in South India about the best gift he can receive for his birthday in a short clip from his live vid...
In the Dalai Lama's words: ("Like the Cultural Revolution?"... Seriously...Whose the Chinese Government mole...
how boring is your TL? You only follow the Dalai Lama like come on.
Tenzin Gyatso is not the The true 14th Dalai Lama was Ditru Rinpoche
Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. Dalai Lama
This beautiful song for SS Dalai Lama is an improvisation of the greatest singer of Tibet, Dubhe. To celebrate the 79th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai La...
If every child in the world would be thought meditation we would eliminate violence in the world within one generation. Dalai Lama
When you are warm-hearted, there is no room for anger, jealousy or insecurity.~Dalai Lama
A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life - Dalai Lama
Hypocrisy at its best: Dalai Lama calls for religious harmony, remains silent on social boycott of Muslims
New attacks by Dalai Lama supporters on Ganden Choling Monastery in Darj...: via
Dalai Lama Mob's attacking Dorje Shugden Followers at midnight on way *** ..: via
Dalai Lama blesses Tuscan land for new complex via
Once a year, go someplace you've never been before- Dalai Lama
It would be a dream to take on a cosmic-spiritual journey with the monks, and learn so much from the Dalai Lama himself.
Share your knowledge. It's a way to achieve immortality. ~Dalai Lama
Leh, June 28 It was a double treat for "Chak De! India" actress Shilpa Shukla when she got a chance to visit this...
Dear Babylon's Tower, Please behave. It's no longer HRM, it's HRIM. Check De La Salle University, you know fencing too, former partner of the Dalai Lama. And please, I'm rich too in FAITH! Know the 7 deadly sins. Btw, that was a private message... What do you call that? Curious? -Etude House Glove Hand Cream (Yellow), Remember the date, literally? Peace human. - Batman's Riddler. P.S. At a touch of love everyone becomes a poet and I don't give a bother, I'm only human. Proceed to step 3.
The two-faced Dalai Lama says one thing to his Western audience, but another to Tibetans:
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In world, the Square massacre never happened,Falun Gong is an evil cult & the Dalai Lama is the Guy Fawkes.
the 14th Dalai Lama of tibet , very nice loving kind compassionate person,, won Nobel peace price, and many more,,
Due to their rejection of who Jesus is, the Dalai Lama is a false prophet & Buddhism is a false religion.
Old Tibet not all it's cracked up to be: Michael Parenti on the Dalai Lama
ATHFESTEERS! Come holla at me! I'm playing some N'AWLINS Musics at Highwire Lounge 8-11 tonight with Jeremy Raj, Louis Romanos, & Kara Waters! SQUAT splashing some of that original SWAMP JAZZ around on the AthFest Music & Arts Festival Main Stage 1:45pm Sunday! For my new friends that don't know SQUAT [since we have been in hiatus for several years] we formed in 1994 [yes this Fall is 20 years!?!!] and went on to share the stage with MMW, Herbie Hancock, Maynard Ferguson, the The B-52's, the Wailers, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Col. Bruce Hampton, Derek Trucks, The String Cheese Incident, STS9, and many other great bands. We won the Flagpole Athens Music Awards in the Jazz category the first 5-6 years it existed... Members of the band performed at the Dalai Lama's World Sacred Music Festival in Bangalore India as well as the Montreux Jazz Festival and Jazz a Vienne with Steve Dancz. We recorded 6 albums, had a ton of fun and lots of Tales from the Side of the Road, went through a lot of Cycles and even Recyled ...
What have Mel Gibson, the Dalai Lama, Aerosmith Michael Jackson Sting Lady Gaga , Britney Spears, Sarah Michelle Gellar MC Hammer Steven Hawking all got in common? They have achieved the highest honour known to mankind- an appearance on The Simpsons. However Homer Simpson's life is in danger- he drinks, he's obese, he's been in coronary care- he's in such bad health that no personal trainer would dare take him on and he's setting a very bad example to children worldwide. Its now time for Dr James Bond personal trainer to train Homer Simpson . Comic Book Guy is obese and has had a heart attack, Mayor Quimby is overweight as is Barney Gumble- please sign the petition below to ask Matt Groening to get Dr James Bond to train Simpson - the link is in the comments
.asked a simple q about joe Namath and somehow Shockey ended up dead, skinned alive, & Silky met the Dalai Lama.
INTERFAITH VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: (an opportunity to work for Dalai Lama's objective to foster interfaith harmony and human values) IHI @ Gleaners June 28 - Final Call! Volunteer for Interfaith Fellowship & Fight Hunger… WHAT: Interfaith volunteers working together across religious lines to help the hungry WHEN: Saturday, June 28, 2014 9:00 a.m. - Noon If you can't participate on June 28, please put Tuesday, October 14, 2014 on your calendar (5:00 - 8:00 p.m.) for our next volunteer event at Gleaners. WHERE: Gleaners Food Bank WHY: To help… To learn… To love… HOW: Meet us at Gleaners (near the Indianapolis International Airport) OR at Second Presbyterian Church (7700 N. Meridian Street) and we’ll carpool and church bus to the site. WORK: A variety of work may be available at Gleaners, depending on their needs. Most involve some light lifting in a warehouse environment. Wear comfortable work clothes - and a smile. Children age nine (9) and above are welcome. LUNCH: On Saturday, June 28 a light lu ...
Campaña de AI contra la tortura: Iggy Pop found tortured with the Dalai Lama and Karl Lagerfeld! via
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People always want to belong, bond, connect. I told Dalai Lama my whole life I ran from trying to connect. Personal space size of Universe.
Peace isn't the mere absence of violence; peace must come from inner peace.~Dalai Lama
Karl Lagerfeld, the Dalai Lama and Iggy Pop front campaign for Amnesty International via
▶ Over 400 Buddhists protest against the Dalai Lama during his visit to Livorno, Italy - YouTube
Amnesty torture campaign features Justin Beiber-loving Iggy Pop and the Dalai Lama
No clue who Orisis is. The all seeing eye of satanism, cults. Did this one see me coming? Or Krishna or Obama? Or Dalai Lama? Oh Lillith...
Amnesty's new campaign against torture sees Bieber crowned 'the future of rock and roll'
China signs £14bn trade deals with UK after visit Plus a promise we'll never mention Tibet or the Dalai Lama again.
The more you are motivated by love, the more fearless and free your action will be. . – Dalai Lama XIV
Three reasons why the Dalai Lama is lying:
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Amnesty torture campaign features Iggy Pop and the Dalai Lama
TRENDING this week Does the Dalai Lama understand the meaning of Religious Freedom?
exposed on face book inconsistencies again in Italy.
Human Rights campaign from Amnesty International - YEAR 10 check it out!!!
Is it right to be excluded from a job because of your religion? The Dalai Lama thinks it is.
"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. . If you want to be happy, practice compassion.". - The Dalai Lama
Well it's a pitty .“Dalai Lama's response to what surprises him most. .
Human values like democracy, freedom of speech & freedom of the individual, these r changes whose momentum cannot b stopped…
Even without a religious perspective, love and compassion are clearly of fundamental importance to us all. ~ Dalai Lama
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Shugden Buddhists out to harm the Dalai Lama during his public talks? Really?
Is the Dalai Lama promoting segregation in the Tibetan community? …
Evidence that the Dalai Lama is lying - PART TWO
Evidence that the Dalai Lama is lying - PART ONE:
Two posts on Bodhicitta: 'Cherishing Others', by Dalai Lama and 'Tantric attitude to life', by Francesca Fremantle http:/…
"The purpose of our lives is to be happy." Dalaï Lama
"I find hope in the darkest days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe." - Dalai Lama
The 2045 initiative has received the blessing and support from the Dalai Lama, as it prepares to announce the second Global Future 2045 Congress, being held in New York, June, 2013. Congress will gather world leading scientists and public figures to discuss how Avatar technologies can drive human ev…
Thank you to my friend Elizabeth Bailey for sharing this and of course thank you to the Dalai Lama. I often come across the idea in many people that forgiveness is weak or some kind of wooly liberal soft idea. Firstly, it takes a lot of strength to forgive someone. It is not a weakness. Secondly, forgiving someone does not mean releasing them of the responsibility for their actions. That responsibility stays with them regardless. They are not let off the hook at all. What forgiving does is to help the person on the receiving end of their action to start healing. You don't even have to tell a person you forgive them. It's in your own mind that counts. Its your own peace of mind that's the most important and that is what forgiving along, with other things, helps you find.
There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called yesterday and the other is called tomorrow. -Dalai Lama
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Yesterday we were sent a link of an Amnesty International advertisement about torturing and with that was a horrible shocking photo (faux) of HH the Dalai Lama, his face beaten and with blood. We quickly read through the advertisement (in french) and called the Amnesty International in London who told us that the Advertisement came from Amnesty Belgium and they gave us their phone number and also told they would call and email their media staff about the Dalai Lama photo. We called to Belgium to the Amnesty and were very kindly helped by the French speaking media staff who understood why we wanted to have HH picture taken off immediately from that advertisement of torture. Within 10 minutes we received a phone call that they had taken the photo off line and that it was no longer on their site or advertisement. We want to thank Amnesty International for their very quick action and understanding in this matter. UNFFT.
You could say that the Dalai Lama is a pretty interesting guy, after all his stance on extra terrestrial life is quite interesting. During an interview the Dalai Lama was asked what surprises him the most, his response was quite mind altering. “Man surprised me most about humanity. Because he sacrif…
"With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world." Dalai Lama
The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Tuesday arrived in Ladakh after returning to India from a weeklong visit to Italy. The Tibetan l
Wishing good luck to all Dalai Lama Fellows on their fellowship journey.
Whether one is rich or poor, educated or illiterate, religious or nonbelieving, man or woman, black, white, or brown, we are all the same. Physically, emotionally, and mentally, we are all equal. We all share basic needs for food, shelter, safety, and love. We all aspire to happiness and we all shun suffering. Each of us has hopes, worries, fears, and dreams. Each of us wants the best for our family and loved ones. We all experience pain when we suffer loss and joy when we achieve what we seek. On this fundamental level, religion, ethnicity, culture, and language make no difference. —Dalai Lama
Watch Dalai Lama's Teachings from Livorno - English Language on There will be live webcasts of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's teachings from the Modigliani Forum in Livorno, Italy on June 14-15, 2014. His Holiness will speak in English or Tibetan with an English translation available…
“It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.” ― Dalai Lama
His Holiness the Dalai Lama returns back to Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa
If you feel "burnout" setting in, if you feel demoralized and exhausted, it is best, for the sake of everyone, to withdraw and restore yourself. The point is to have a long-term perspective. - The Dalai Lama
We need to be clear which emotions are harmful and which are helpful; then cultivate those that are conducive to peace of mind. Often, due to a lack of knowledge, we accept anger and hatred as natural parts of our minds. This is an example of ignorance being the source of our problems. To reduce our destructive emotions we strengthen the positive ones; such emotional hygiene can contribute to a healthier society. ― Dalai Lama
People from Himalayan region have special responsibility to preserve Buddhism: Dalai Lama
European Parliament support on MIDDLE WAY APPROACH policy of 14th Dalai Lama .
"...if you utilize obstacles properly, then it strengthens your courage, and it also gives you more intelligence, more wisdom. Because there is obstacle, you make attempt; so have to think, have to try something. Have to try certain way; so this gives strength and also wisdom and intelligence. If you use them in wrong way, then discourage, failure, depression." –His Holiness The Dalai Lama
WAR, IRAQ, ENLIGHTENMENT Sometimes, it’s when all hope is seemingly lost that the greatest breakthroughs occur in life. Whatever forces us to recognize the limit to what we can do by ourselves, opens the mind to consider the possibility that there might be another way. When everything is all messed up, we’ve played all our cards, and we don’t have a clue what to do now – that often becomes a magic moment. Commonly called “bottoming out,” it’s the point when we realize that our way isn’t working – and then miraculously, things start working. Nations can bottom out, just like individuals. And the situation in Iraq is just such a moment. You know the government is running out of cards to play when they’re thinking maybe Iran can help. Or when the media’s idea of great coverage is to call and ask the people who got us into Iraq for any great ideas they might have now that it’s all exploded in our faces. To say we’re grasping for straws is an understatement. Looking at the power of IS ...
To all my buddhist brothers and sisters, please DO NOT LIKE THE PAGE OF "Dorje Shugden" or SUPPORT the Dorje Shugden unless u know what is really going on. "The Dorje Shugden" group is not protesting against China for free Tibet but against H.H.The Dalai Lama. So don't just blindly like the page with some monks and Tibetan flag. If you support this group or like the page it means you are literary AGAINST H.H. The Dalai Lama. My brother melam is being bombarded with comments from the Dorje Shugden side for showing support for Dalai Lama. Please be careful when u click like button and if ur are a follower of Dorje Shugden then please know i have no ill will against you, after all that blaming on H.H.The Dalai Lama i am just doing my part. Thank you.
An open letter to Robert Thurman Dear Mr Thurman, I hope you don’t mind me writing, but I felt it very necessary to put right some of your false claims regarding the practice of Dorje Shugden. It is beyond the remit of this letter to address any specific religious points as they are doctrinal discussions that have no place here, however you make several incorrect statements in your article/letter/editorial piece entitled, “The Dalai Lama and the Cult of Dolgyal Shugden” which is published on the Huffington Post Religion site and was recently re-published on the Dalai Lama's official website. The first error is in the title where you refer to Dorje Shugden incorrectly as Dolgyal Shugden. As you are well aware the term ‘Dolgyal’ is offensive and racist towards Dorje Shugden followers, I can only assume that you include it in your title as a way of trying to bring the offensive term into popular use. This is sloppy both for a journalist and especially for an acclaimed professor of Buddhism and so I ...
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October 30th in Boston! My friends are hosting His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He will be giving a teaching on the "Eight Verses of Mind Training" from 9 am till 3pm at the Citi Wang Theatre. Tickets will become available in July. Please follow and share the page for more details.
Destroying Tibetan Buddhism in Order to Save It? By Barbara O'Brien I have hesitated to weigh in on the Shugden controversy because I practice Zen Buddhism, and the Shugden controversy involves aspects of Tibetan Buddhism that are mystifying even to other Buddhists. But the continuing demonstrations against His Holiness the Dalai Lama need to be explained, so I will do the best I can. Dorje Shugden is an iconic character from Tibetan mythology. Much of Tibetan iconography features deities and heavenly beings representing the dharma or an energy or function of enlightenment, such as compassion. In tantric Buddhist practice (which is not limited to Tibetan Buddhism), meditation, chants, and other practices that focus on these iconic characters cause the energy or function they represent to arise in the practitioner and become manifest. Thus, these beings are best understood as archetypes. The Tibetan Distinction Tibetan Buddhism, with its elaborate schema of who is a consort, reincarnation or wrathful manif ...
His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Advice Concerning Dolgyal (Shugden) Following long and careful investigations, His Holiness the Dalai Lama strongly discourages Tibetan Buddhists from propitiating the fierce spirit known as Dolgyal (Shugden). Although he once practised Dolgyal propitiation himself, His Holiness renounced the practice in 1975 after discovering the profound historical, social and religious problems associated with it. He did so with the full knowledge and support of his junior tutor, the late Kyabje Trichang Rinpoche through whom His Holiness first became associated with the practice. Even within the Geluk and Sakya schools - the Tibetan Buddhist traditions to which majority of Dolgyal practitioners belong - the propitiation of this spirit has been controversial throughout its history. Historical investigation reveals that Dolgyal practice, which has strong sectarian overtones, has a history of contributing to a climate of sectarian disharmony in various parts of Tibet, and between various Tib ...
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Dorje Shugden practitioners are currently experiencing ostracism and oppression in India and throughout the world due to the Dalai Lama's ban on their ancien...
Thanks to all the International Shugden Community peeps for speaking out against the Dalai Lama's religious persecution against Dorje Shugden practitioners. May all Buddhists one day be able to practice as they wish without fearing for their safety. OM MANI PAME HUM.
On Dorje Shugden ban by the Dalai Lama: Inspiring videos to share! Interview with a very senior Scholar and meditation master of Chatreng Monastery... ~ Vajra Yogini
via Kadam Bridget Heyes Today in Livorno in Italy the Dalai Lama is giving some talks. On the website for these events he talks about how we are all part of one human family and how deep down we are all the same. But this hypocrite denies Buddhists praying to Dorje Shugden membership of this human family by discriminating against them and not allowing them into his talks. Incredibly he uses the reason that if Shugden people are allowed in this would harm the student-teacher relationship which is so sacred in Buddhism. He neglects to mention that he himself is the world's most famous destroyer of this relationship...he himself rejected his own teachers a long time ago thus ensuring that he has no lineage blessings and has no qualification as a Buddhist teacher himself. Surely he is the greatest liar and cheat of modern times. How sadly those listeners to his talks are being tricked and deceived by this utterly false Dalai Lama.
Totally agree, all that needs to happen is for the Dalai Lama to lift the ban on Dorje Shugden worship. It is that simple!
The Potala Palace sits atop the Red Hill of Lhasa, Tibet the birthplace of Tibetan Buddhism and home of Dalai Lama.
Huge Protest against the Dalai Lama by Dorje Shugden Followers in Livorno, Italy. ( Full version) via
I not only fiercely told Dalai Lama how Catholic faith is Moksha, I sent the mass I think, my fave songs, Daily Mass TV Rosary. Pope did...?
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In these days our country is facing an interesting coincidence. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is currently in China (and in Asia) leading an important political and economic mission, while the Dalai Lama (the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists) is in Italy, in Livorno precisely, where in the next f…
Joko Widodo Ranked at in Fortune Magazine's 50 Greatest Leaders 26 March 2014 | Indonesia Investments Subjects | 50 Greatest Leaders Ranking, Alan Mulally, Angela Merkel, Aung San Suu Kyi, Bill Clinton, Bono, Dalai Lama, Fortune Magazine, Jeff Bezos, Joe Dunford, Joko Widodo, Jokowi, Pope Francis, Warren Buffett Last week, global business magazine Fortune released the latest version of its world's 50 greatest leaders ranking. Fortune's annual ranking is based on a person's possession of rare leadership skills, admirability as well as having an influential role in society. The list was topped by Pope Francis who is considered to have attracted legions of non-Catholic admirers through the setting of a new direction. There was also one Indonesian leader included in the list. Governor of Jakarta Joko Widodo (popularly known as Jokowi) was ranked at number 37. According to Fortune magazine: "In 2005, the self-made furniture exporter [Jokowi] was elected mayor of Solo, a 500,000-person city in Indonesia. He cle ...
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Did Arctic animals evolve from ancestors in the high-altitude Tibetan Plateau? Only the Dalai Lama knows...
His Holiness the Dalai Lama with President Barack Obama in the Map Room of the White House on February 21, 2014.
If this were not so tragic, it would be hilarious. If it were in a movie, you would never believe it but this a "different administration". If you thought President Obama’s release of five top Taliban commanders in exchange for POW Bowe Bergdahl was bad, wait until you see what his Gitmo parole board plans. Desperate to empty the Guantanamo Bay prison by the end of his term, Obama quietly is giving “get out of jail free” cards for the flimsiest of excuses. One al Qaeda suspect captured in Afghanistan is considered reformed because he took up yoga and read a biography of the Dalai Lama. Another is eligible for release because of his “positive attitude.” And one longtime detainee, a former bodyguard for Osama bin Laden, is now harmless because he’s going to start a “milk and honey farm.” The Periodic Review Board already helped clear 78 of the remaining 149 prisoners for release, documents show, and has scheduled more hearings for this summer. Many of these men were dubbed “forever prison ...
This is a tentative programme schedule that we have recently received from the Private Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Any changes in the schedule or the timing will be reflected on our website, as and when it comes.
Apologies for lack of description - wonderful Dalai Lama quote about Man! Good, please read!
The Dalai Lama believes that compassion can be taught and learned. It is essential for our growth as human beings.
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Some wisdom from the Dalai Lama.. It is true...In our youth, we sacrifice our health for money and then in our twilight years we sacrifice our money in hopes of better health... Have to find a balance and enjoy the journey...
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Dalai Lama on what surprised him most about humanity
What is love?. Love is the absence of judgement. - Dalai Lama
Is there no end to the false Dalai Lama's lies? Has he no shame?
"If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.". - Dalai Lama
The basic key to improve relationships with China is to drive out Tibetan refugees from India. It is my strong personal belief that Tibetans are actually a thaw in relationships between India and China. They eat up our economy, earn money from us and yet they are not faithful to India. Can we really afford the lavish expenditure on government in exile of Dalai Lama? It is high time when we take a decision that Tibet is an internal part of China and we have nothing to do with it.
"When you lose, don't lose the lesson." ~Dalai Lama
Tomorrow a new, special meeting with the Dalai Lama whose words contributed to changing my life... http:/…
Tibet protest in Delhi barricaded for China minister visit; meanwhile China wants to talk about Dalai Lama’s future
Dalai Lama on the health of humanity.
White guys funny. They'll post a professional photograph of a bank/corporate skyline on Instagram and then the caption is bible/Dalai Lama.
only few days left to register for Little Lhasa 'Visit home HH Dalai Lama and Tibetans in Exile'. Rustam Singh...
must tell Chinese that we have given asylum to Dalai Lama in a 'Goodwill Gesture' as Tibet is a dispited territory
"I stole a prayer rock from the Dalai Lama. My goal is to give it back to him in person one day." - my boss
"“Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively” - Dalai Lama XIV."
10 Questions for the Dalai Lama - What question would you like to ask the Dalai Lama?
"When you think everything is someone else’s fault, you will suffer a lot." Dalai Lama
2/2.. India's been gracious & loves Dalai Lama. Honoured by his presence. But it's time for us to solve our own problems & focus on progress
At a rare public appearance, the 14th Dalai Lama speaks in front of the Brandenburg Gate about non-violence and a story about the Tibetan flag.
A ban on a religious practice enforced by the Dalai Lama is causing suffering to millions of Buddhists worldwide,... ht…
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others, and if you can’t help them don’t hurt them. Dalai Lama
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We all share an identical need for love, No matter how new the face or how different the dress and behavior, there is no significant division between us and other people. It is foolish to dwell on external differences, because our basic natures are the same. - Dalai Lama
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.~Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama says we are all connected 😉
Dalai Lama is a Dad of a Nation bringing them up in mindfulness, compassion, kindness, love, smiles, refrain. World is lucky to have them.
"Whether one believes in a religion or not...there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion." - Dalai Lama
It's not difficult to be like Dalai Lama. We have to love, understand humanity, accept how it is, allow free will, but focus on good. Obama.
- I spoke with the Dalai Lama this you hadn't done that
Simple religion by Dalai Lama - but you people make it so hard to follow it! But thats how we w
Dalai Lama says Tibet, we do not know democracy. Our 1st time. He looks at Obama, Harper, Trudeau..hmm...we excel still, even East as West.
O to free Gitmo terrorists who do yoga, read on Dalai Lama, show good attitude. Will 9/11 architect KSM try yoga too?
Questions for the Dalai Lama: Answers on Love, Success, Happiness, & the Meaning of ...
So no I won't support opposite of Dalai Lama, Obama. All sides make us aware. Mindful of our dark impulses, greed, selfish, ego. Like Putin
Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck. ~Dalai Lama
the Dalai Lama visits Livorno this week while his government stand accused of racism and state crimes
Dalai Lama VS Obama. Obama says my will! Stop! Dalai Lama says I'm no dictator but if I were you'd all have to be compassion. Freedom!
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“We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.” . ― 14th Dalai Lama
This post is so great and hit a few notes with me; Here are a few things I believe many of us could forgive ourselves for, things we should start working on in order to achieve inner peace and happiness. 1. Forgive yourself for not accepting yourself completely You and I both know that there are many people out there who aren’t really happy with who they are and what they are, who always criticize themselves and always compare themselves with others. We will never be happy if we continue living our lives this way, and before we can even consider changing the way we think and the way we perceive ourselves, we need to learn how to forgive ourselves for all the time we spent ignoring our own beauty and our own greatness. 2. Forgive yourself for constantly seeking approval in all the wrong places It’s never too late to start seeking for approval in the right place, it’s never too late to start getting approval from the right person, which is YOU! All the approval you will ever need is your own approval ...
Beautiful new version of Aku Pema sang By Loten Namling before His Holiness the Dalai Lama's talk on "Cultivating Compassion in Everyday Life" in Oslo
Insight from the Dalai Lama: People with different philosophies and viewpoints often have the same purpose, the same goal. We all want to be better, sensible human beings.
Faced with a dilemma, I can be Dalai Lama and become a bin gramma a step beyond a Jeffrey Dahmer
Some interesting questions about the Dalai Lama were brought up on Russia Today's Crosstalk.
“Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.” ― Dalai Lama XIV
There are questions. Those who practice Shugden may not go near Dalai Lama's teachings. But what about those who do not agree or are not even Buddhist at all...
Dalai Lama opens US Senate session with prayer - Times of India
my religion is very religion is KINDNESS! - Dalai Lama
Good Afternoon ~ 9-614 ~ 12.15 noon Zang Dhok Parli Phodong also known as Durpin Monastery -- Kalimpong 24-5-2014 The Monastery was cosecrated by H H Dalai Lama in 1976. It holds 108 vols of the Kangyur as also the holy books and scrolls moved out of Tibet after the Chinese invasion.
Be kind whenever possible. And it is always possible. Dalai Lama have a good day group
His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaks about the source of inner joy to a group of Indian professionals at his residence in Dharamsala on May 3rd, 2010.
A quote by Dalai Lama: "When you Talk, you are only Repeating what you Already Know... But if you Listen, you may Learn something New." G⭕⭕D 〽⭕➰N❗NG
Tārā has many stories told which explain her origin as a bodhisattva. One in particular has a lot of resonance for women interested in Buddhism and quite likely for those delving into early 21st-century feminism. In this tale there is a young princess who lives in a different world system, millions of years in the past. Her name is Yeshe Dawa, which means "Moon of Primordial Awareness". For quite a number of aeons she makes offerings to the Buddha of that world system, whose name was Tonyo Drupa. She receives special instruction from him concerning bodhicitta—the heart-mind of a bodhisattva. After doing this, some monks approach her and suggest that because of her level of attainment she should next pray to be reborn as a male to progress further. At this point she lets the monks know in no uncertain terms that from the point of view of Enlightenment it is only "weak minded worldlings" who see gender as a barrier to attaining enlightenment. She sadly notes there have been few who wish to work for the ...
"The purpose of religion is to control yourself, not to criticize others. How much am I doing about my anger, attachment, hatred, pride and jealousy? These are the things we must check in our daily lives." ~The Dalai Lama ~
Sometimes it takes a foreign eye to see exactly what you have. The following is a true story: I come from a totally secular Israeli home. By secular I mean atheist. We held no religious beliefs at all, and no Jewish traditions and practices were kept. Yom Kippur was ignored, and I didn't even celebrate my bar mitzvah. When I was 16 I began to search for some kind of meaning to life, although at the time I didn't call it that since I didn't realize what I was doing. I liked rebels and I started hanging out with all kinds of different people. I dressed and acted like a kind of hippie, and caused no end of embarrassment to my parents. I didn't believe in anything. I roamed around the country with all the strange characters who were my friends. I could fill a book with my adventures from then. At the age of 21, I packed my bags and set off for India to look for truth. In my quest for meaning, there was no commune or ashram that I did not visit. I got to know many gurus personally. Only someone who has spent t ...
Ngayi Sem Nangi Lama, dedication to HH The Dalai Lama, Very Touching and Powerful one.
"Train yourself to take in what is going well and to view the rest w wise detachment" Dalai Lama
When my father died it was such an uplifting experience. This may sound strange, as most people want to be angry or grieve at the death of a family member. I felt none of this and I had a wonderfully close relationship with my father. I owe a big part of my feelings to HH Dalai Lama. His presence alone imparts great kindness, clarity, and insight and I found myself fortunate enough to be in his company with the turning of this event. HHDL knows exactly how to reach out and comfort with a touch, a word, and laughter. At the time, watching his Tibetan monks make an elaborate sand mandala helped demonstrate the impermanence of this life. According to the monks who create it, the Kalachakra Sand Mandala, also known as the "Wheel of Time," imparts peace and healing to all beings and to the planet. Remarkable not only for its profound beauty but also for the intricate process of its construction—a delicate sifting of colored sands into elaborate patterns and symbols rich in meaning—the mandala serves as ...
On this Whitsun, Elderberries café prepared a meal for the Zen Center and a Tibetan Prince who was welcomed for a conversation. Our neighbor Michael Konig, who is housing our honeybees and collaborating with us on a Block by Block urban gardening initiative, prepared a Vista Gardenia Collard Green that was so delicious we are hoping he will create this dish on the weekends for us:) Daniel was asked by our friend Max to say a few words about the food and our collaboration and Daniel was so touched by how much they appreciated and loved what we have prepared for their day. And this day was a dream for Daniel as he had been asking to create healing meals from the first moment of our consideration of becoming co workers here in Los Angeles. Our co worker Natasha said 'Dottie it is happening, we are doing it' and yes it is true, we are really beginning to meet those who also have a common purpose towards cultivating the conditions for a more humane existence in connection with spirit and matter and the trans ...
Insight from the Dalai Lama: If you help others with sincere motivation and sincere concern, that will bring you more fortune, more friends, more smiles, and more success. If you forget about others' rights and neglect others' welfare, ultimately you will be very lonely.
14th Dalai Lama says .. Tibetans have to think very carefully on protesting in exile .. more the Tibetans protest in exile more the situation gets worse for Tibetans in Tibet .
As human beings we all want to be happy and free from misery.. We have learned that the key to happiness is inner peace. The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as anger, attachment, fear and suspicion, while love and compassion and a sense of universal responsibility are the sources of peace and happiness. Dalai Lama.
M My Friends! - I had to print the article below. I ask you to place any partisan feelings aside for our president or party affiliation, and as CONCERNED AMERICANS, parents, grandparents please read the article. Check it for accuracy and ask yourself, what is going on in OUR America??? As a former federal inmate, I can personally attest to the ABSOLUTE DIFFICULTY any inmate, even those convicted of minor crimes, has in making parole. I read this article and it makes me sick... Terrorists who HATE America and have vowed to destroy us are being set free. Our own president admitted there is no guarantee they will NOT go back to their terrorists ways. Of course they will. They hate us. And after coming out of prison, bitter and angry, they will hate us even more. Obama supporters will criticize me for saying this because for them, it's "Obama right or wrong!" It appears nothing can disengage that loyalty to him, even at the expense of the future of our nation and the lives of its people - our soldiers, our c ...
You were looking for a Dalai Lama cover photo? here one made by Eva /UNFFT Czech Republic. Many of us are changing coverphotos and personal profile photos to a picture of HH the Dalai Lama to show our loyalty and support for the Dalai Lama.
Peace for the Middle East, and particularly between Israelis and Palestinians, who struggle to find the road of agreement, that they may willingly and courageously resume negotiations to end a conflict that has lasted all too long.  – Pope Francis in his Urbi et Orbi address.   So may the outward shows be least themselves: The world is still deceived with ornament. In law, what plea so tainted and corrupt, But, being seasoned with a gracious voice, Obscures the show of evil? In religion, What damned error, but some sober brow Will bless it and approve it with a text, Hiding the grossness with fair ornament? There is no vice so simple but assumes Some mark of virtue on his outward parts – Bassanio, The Merchant of Venice.   Pope Francis had a golden opportunity on his trip to Palestine – and missed it. Millions of his own flock and millions of other people who don’t know the truth about Palestine would have taken note if Pope Francis had to speak and let the truth out. He was well aware of that. ...
US asks China for "Unconditional Talks" with Dalai Lama" -- News just now. China Foreign Minister Wang Yi is coming to Delhi just now. He will definitely have talks with Sushma Swaraj. What should Sushma talk about? The border question (both Ladakh & Arunachal)? The islamics killing 40 Haan Chinese with swords at Kunming railway station in Yunan province which is 100% Haan? (This is China's 26/11). Similar killing of Haan Chinese by islamics in various places in China's Xinjiang province? islamic Pakistan has a border with Xinjiang province of China--are they providing support? We are also suffering the same problem. The Haan Chinese follow Ta0-Hindu-Buddhist religion=same as us. 0ur gods are same. Bajrang Bali (Hanuman) is called Soon Mu Khong in Chinese. He is a Chinese god=same as us. CAN WE FORGE A COMMON RELiGiOUS ALLiANCE against a common enemy? Should Shushma talk about this?
Don't let the behavior of others ruin your inner peace! ~ Dalai Lama
French President Francois Hollande, who is in China to meet his counterpart Xi Xingping, has said his talks touched upon Beijing’s human rights record. Nearly 100 Tibetan monks have set themselves on fire since 2009, after calling for religious freedom and the return of their exiled leader the Dalai Lama. Hollande said the recent self-immolations “created some legitimate emotion,” adding: “Regarding human rights and democratic principles, they are both part of the dialogue that we are having. It should not be seen as an obligation, we should simply put this issue as it should be: as part of frank and respectful political dialogue.” Hollande is travelling with a delegation representing dozens of French businesses on a mission to boost trade amid worsening economic troubles. He is therefore taking a sizeable risk by speaking of Tibet or the country’s human rights record and must tread carefully. Chinese officials have shunned high-level meetings with their British counterparts since Prime Minist ...
"All beings want to live undisturbed in peace and happiness. Therefore, the concept of human rights is universal. It should apply to everyone who experiences pain or pleasure. This is why developing sincere concern for others gives us peace of mind; it brings with it trust and a sense of peace. Cultivating warm-heartedness contributes to our own well-being." ~ Dalai Lama
14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso) - "Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a"
"Shanti / Inner Peace" - the definition. From Wikipedia Inner peace (or peace of mind) refers to a state of being mentally and spiritually at peace, with enough knowledge and understanding to keep oneself strong in the face of discord or stress. Being "at peace" is considered by many to be healthy (homeostasis) and the opposite of being stressed or anxious. Peace of mind is generally associated with bliss and happiness. Peace of mind, serenity, and calmness are descriptions of a disposition free from the effects of stress. In some cultures, inner peace is considered a state of consciousness or enlightenment that may be cultivated by various forms of training, such as prayer, meditation, T'ai Chi Ch'uan or yoga, for example. Many spiritual practices refer to this peace as an experience of knowing oneself. Finding inner peace is often associated with traditions such as Buddhism and Hinduism. Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, emphasizes the importance of inner peace in the world: "The question of real, las ...
Grew fond of Dalai Lama's work and this is the Tenzin Gyatso: “ The deep root of failure in our lives is to think, 'Oh how useless and powerless I am .' It is essential to think strongly and forcefully, 'I can do it,' without boasting or fretting.”
Vatican has ignored 3 requests by HH Dalai Lama for a courtesy visit to Pope Francis in recent months. Poor Pope !
Just substituted tomorrows 13 hour bus ride to the Dalai lamas house for a 26 hour bus ride to Kashmir. What are we thinking? We're thinking solitude, nature and peace! Wish us luck!
Tibetan slaughter by People's Liberation Army. Chinese cannot understand "humanrights". Death to meet Dalai Lama.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the United States, most likely in September, but his first foreign trip will be a lot closer to home - to the tiny Himalayan state of Bhutan.Rather than Washington, Beijing or Tokyo, the 63-year-old premier will first visit Bhutan - a landlocked kingdom sandwiched between India and Chinese Tibet that has a population of less than 1 million. PERFECT DECISION- Bhutan maybe a small Kingdom but strategically a VERY IMPORTANT place. The history of Humankind has been a HISTORY OF WAR and Buffer states between two powerful nations have played a CRUCIAL ROLE in winning or losing the war. Nehru, in his quest to become a WORLD LEADER, totally neglected to STRENGTHEN our own borders first. We paid a heavy price for it. We lost a big chunk of Kashmir within a year of independence in 1948.In 1951, we lost our hold in Tibet and since then the Dalai Lama stays here with thousands other refugees, again in 1962, we lost a large part of Ladakh, we could not consolidate our victory ov ...
When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace. Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
"No matter how strong the wind of evil may blow, the flame of truth cannot be extinguished,” –His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet, Tenzin Gyatso
“This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.” Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dalai Lama was born on June 6, 1935
Dalai Lama empowerment brings us deep within. I was more calm, a little emptier and had more Buddha light within. No sensations. High energy
Happy 79th birthday today to Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama!
“Happiness doesn't always come from a pursuit. Sometimes it comes when we least expect it.” today this Dalai Lama quote become true for me when i got a mail from UGC for e certficate .earlier i miss this exam by only half mark but due to changes in answer keys by UGC I qualified UGC net thankyou GOD thankyou all of you
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them. - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama
Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes is back! I know it has only been 3 weeks since our last trivia, but smart people accomplish great things in short periods of time. He is an update of what our Wednesday night geeks have been up to the last 3 weeks… Alana Shane became the MMA champion of the world -Alex Ferguson has been touring India with the Dalai Lama -Gavin has toured the world twice Roy Rogers and Duke paid yet another assessment Jodi McNamarai started drinking beer -The 4 Non Blondes all went blonde -Anne has been on a bender -Charlie got taller Michael Tolva bought a bar (this one is actually true) Oh yeah, Pat Cunningham got 3 weeks older
I looked up Gabriel Garcia Marquez & ended up on who was the first Dalai Lama.
"Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer" Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama
His Holiness the Dalai Lama delivers the keynote address to graduates at Tulane University's 2013 Commencement at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana on ...
“Self-discipline is crucial to a simpler, more contented life.” ~Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dalai Lama
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