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Dalai Lama Spoke Out on Climate Change

On October 20, the Dalai Lama spoke out on climate change from the top of the world. He called for action on climate change at COP21 – an international conference taking place in Paris on from November 30 through December 11. COP stands for Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate […]

Dalai Lama Turned 80!

The Dalai Lama turned 80 yesterday and the whole world is celebrating. Roshi Joan Halifax sent out an announcement saying, “Yesterday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama—great model of compassion—turned 80. Join us in wishing him a happy continuation!” I’m glad to see that Roshi Joan wrote “Join us in wishing him a happy continuation” because […]

Compassion Helps Resolve Conflicts – Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama spoke to a large crowd at Staford University on October 14, 2010. He said that compassion helps resolve conflicts. He spoke about the necessity of mutual respect when resolving difficulties. Compassion is one of the cornerstones of Tibetan Buddhism, the other being wisdom. Both of these arise of the understanding that everyone […]

The Self Never Did Exist Says The Dalai Lama

This quote teaches us that the self never did exist says the Dalai Lama. He is saying that we need to identify something that is nonexistent as nonexistent. Selflessness is not a case of something that existed in the past becoming nonexistent: rather, this sort of “self” is something that never did exist. What is […]

The Theory of Relativity According to the Dalai Lama

These words of wisdom express the theory of relativity according to the Dalai Lama. He is actually talking about what people get wrong about the present moment, but it cannot exist without the past and the future. He says, “This moment.. relatively speaking, we can call it present. But if we look at the watch, […]

The Dalai Lama On Science And Religion

The Dalai Lama was asked a question at his home in Dharmsala, India on March 15, 2011. He was talking with a gathering of Thai Buddhists. The question was, “As we know that you have been there working with leading scientists in the world during the last few decades, [and] they show keen interest in […]

The Dalai Lama’s Continuation Day

These words of wisdom come on the Dalai Lama‘s Continuation Day. We wish him a very happy birthday to His Holiness the Dalai Lama from Meditation Practices and all the other sentient beings around the world. As he says, There are only two days in the year in which nothing can be done, one is […]

The Dalai Lama Learns Quantum Theory

This video was recorded during the fourteenth meeting of the Mind and Life Institute. In it, the Dalai Lama learns quantum theory. In this session, noted physicist, Anton Zeilinger, who had been with the Dalai Lama at previous Mind and Life conferences, updated His Holiness on the latest research since their prior meeting nine years before. […]

The Dalai Lama: Citizen of the World!

The Dalai Lama answered ten questions for Time Magazine by Amy Sullivan. The questions came from all over the world. He answered them with his usual good cheer and sense of humor. When asked if he would ever like to be a normal person, his answer included, “I am a citizen of the world!” What […]

Dalai Lama Led The Opening Prayer For The Senate

On March 6, The Dalai Lama led the opening prayer for the Senate. This was the very first time he did that. He began with, Firstly, as usual, I am Buddhist monk – simple Buddhist monk. So I pray to Buddha and all other Gods. The first sentence I will read now in my broken […]