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Anger and hatred lead to fear; compassion and concern for others allow us to develop self-confidence, which breeds trust and friendship.
HHDL responds to the passing away of Nelson Mandela in this clip from his talk in New Delhi, India on December 6th. http://t.co/JbFq5x1BQ3
His Holiness the Dalai Lama expresses condolences at the passing away of Nelson Mandela http://t.co/da7GkvxU6T
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. http://t.co/sAB4RqUUHw
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.
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 http://t.co/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. http://t.co/sAB4RqUUHw
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 http://t.co/jlX58DOpMq
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. http://t.co/1KVX6Yyc4d