HHDL responds to the passing away of Nelson Mandela in this clip from his talk in New Delhi, India on December 6th. youtu.be/s_3NVO7c8Oc
His Holiness the Dalai Lama expresses condolences at the passing away of Nelson Mandela dalaila.ma/1d0qKVz
It’s harmful to employ technology fired by anger and hatred. It can only be beneficial if we’re motivated to seek the welfare of all beings.
Live webcasts: HHDL's teachings from New Delhi, India on December 2-3, 2013. dalailama.com/liveweb
Sometimes things go wrong; that’s normal. But we have a saying in Tibetan, ‘Nine times fail, nine times try again'.
Because of the risks involved in indulging in unrestrained desire and greed we need to cultivate contentment and simplicity.
Members of the public engaging with HHDL as he waits for the train at the station in Tokyo, Japan on November 21st. pic.twitter.com/7DxB3eOV2M
I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.
HHDL is greeted by students on his arrival at Yakumo Academy, a girl’s school in Tokyo, Japan on November 18th pic.twitter.com/HNIlDS8ICk
Not only is your own happiness and welfare related to others, but the more you help them, the happier you will be.
I try to treat whoever I meet as an old friend. This gives me a genuine feeling of happiness.
Live Webcast: HHDL's one day teaching on "Three Principal Aspects of the Path" in Dharamsala, India on November 11. dalailama.com/liveweb
Since we are increasingly interdependent it's time to develop a sense of global responsibility, to help each other and promote human values.
Great changes start with individuals; the basis of world peace is inner peace in the hearts of individuals, something we can all work for.
If we have a good heart and concern for others, our actions will be positive.
The challenge today is to convince people of the value of truth, honesty, compassion and a concern for others.
Live: Mind & Life XXVII Conference - Desire, Craving and Addiction with HHDL from Dharamsala, India on Oct 28 - Nov 1 dalailama.com/live-english
Love and compassion are qualities that human beings require just to live together.
We need values based on common sense, experience and scientific findings, what I refer to as secular ethics.
Live Webcasts: HHDL's teachings and talk from the Beacon Theatre in New York City on October 18-20. dalailamany.org/livestream
If you want change, create the causes.
Having a compassionate attitude is the ultimate basis for living a happy life.
Live webcasts: HHDL's talks, teaching and discussions from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on October 8-10 dalailama.emory.edu
Prayer can be of great solace to the individual, but changing the world requires us to take action.
If we make a common attempt to improve our education systems, we can educate the coming generations to be more compassionate.
Live: HHDL's teaching on 60 Stanzas of Reasoning & Path of the Stages of Enlightenment from India on Sept 30 - Oct 3 dalailama.com/liveweb
As human beings, we have a common responsibility to build a more peaceful society.
The opponent of peace of mind is not something external, but within us.
Use your human intelligence in the best way you can; transform your emotions in a positive way.
Fear that makes us run from a mad dog is useful and necessary, whereas fear rooted in mistrust is unhelpful and needs to be overcome.
Nobel Peace Laureates HHDL and Aung San Suu Kyi during their meeting in Prague, Czech Republic on September 15th. twitpic.com/ddqrus
In order to derive the maximum benefit the wise thing is to take care of others.
Live Webcasts: HHDL's talks, teachings and discussions from Lithuania and the Czech Republic on September 12-16. dalailama.com/liveweb
Forgiveness is how we put a stop to anger, ill-will and a desire for revenge.
Live Webcast: HHDL's talk "The Culture of Compassion" from Riga, Latvia on September 9th starting at 1:30pm CEST dalaila.ma/18Low9i
If we have peace of mind, we’ll always feel happy. Deceiving ourselves that money is the source of happiness, we won’t.
I’m optimistic that there is a growing appetite for peace in the world. Many young people are fed up with war and violence.
Live Webcasts: HHDL's teaching on "A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life" from Dharamsala, India on September 3-5. dalailama.com/liveweb
HHDL speaks about his dream on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. #DreamDay youtu.be/QWkVHHtq-as
Warm-heartedness is the key factor that allows me to smile and be happy, even in the company of strangers.
Live: HHDL's teaching on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment & Overview of Tantra from Dharamsala, India August 25-27 dalailama.com/liveweb
Blessings don’t come from outside, but from within. Whatever blessings we receive are the result of our own efforts and positive actions.
Anger destroys our peace of mind and causes trouble. It also hampers our ability to function properly.
Wherever I go I talk to people about the need to be aware of the oneness of humanity.
Compassion is what makes our lives meaningful.
Instead of harboring fear and suspicion we need to think of other people not as ‘them’ but ‘us’.
It is important to let people know that they have the source of contentment and happiness within themselves.
Live Webcast: HHDL and Rev. Dada J.P. Vaswani, hosted by Aamir Khan from Pune, India on July 28th. youtube.com/watch?v=5k3g9T…
Peace can only be achieved through non-violence. This is something we have to train and educate our children to put into effect.
Video in support of Mandela Day (appearance by HHDL). Join in helping to perpetuate Nelson Mandela's legacy. youtu.be/72ijjPCntmg