Dalai Lama


Dalai Lama

The name Dalai Lama is a combination of the Mongolian word dalai meaning "Ocean" and the Tibetan word? "la-ma" meaning "guru,teacher. This is the title that gets the leader of the Tibetan government in exile and spiritual leader of Lamaism and Buddhism Tibet before the Chinese invasion. The current 14th Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso (July 6, 1935).

Friday Jul 29, 2022

Dalai Lama: Love and compassion

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.

Friday Feb 25, 2022

Dalai Lama: Our inner strength

When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways--either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength.

Friday Dec 24, 2021

Dalai Lama: How do you look at things?

Look at situations from all angles, and you will become more open.

Friday Oct 15, 2021

Dalai Lama: Practice compassion

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

Wednesday Jun 2, 2021

Dalai Lama: Human affection

We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.

Friday Mar 12, 2021

Dalai Lama: Shortcomings

Being aware of a single shortcoming within yourself is far more useful than being aware of a thousand in someone else.

Wednesday Jan 13, 2021

Dalai Lama: Happiness

Happiness is not something ready made.
It comes from your own actions.

Tuesday Oct 27, 2020

Dalai Lama: Our own potential and self-confidence

With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.

Monday Oct 19, 2020

Dalai Lama: Be kind

Be kind whenever possible.
It is always possible.

Friday Jun 26, 2020

Dalai Lama: World Peace

World peace begins with inner peace.

Tuesday Jun 9, 2020

Dalai Lama: Our prime purpose in this life

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.

Friday Apr 17, 2020

Dalai Lama: Gaining wisdom and inner strength

It is worth remembering that the time of greatest gain in terms of wisdom and inner strength is often that of greatest difficulty.

Friday Jan 10, 2020

Dalai Lama: Positive action

In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.

Tuesday Dec 24, 2019

Dalai Lama: Make it meaningful

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 meaningful friend - or a meaningful day.

Friday Dec 6, 2019

Dalai Lama: My simple religion

This is my simple religion.

No need for temples.

No need for complicated philosophy.

Your own mind, your own heart is the temple.

Your philosophy is simple kindness.

Monday Nov 18, 2019

Dalai Lama: Ignorance and Peace

Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.

Friday Sep 13, 2019

Dalai Lama: Your purpose in live

The important thing is that men should have a purpose in life.

It should be something useful, something good.

Tuesday Aug 20, 2019

Dalai Lama: Self-awareness and compassion

We must each lead a way of life with self-awareness and compassion, to do as much as we can. Then, whatever happens we will have no regrets.

Thursday Apr 18, 2019

Dalai Lama: Helping someone

If you are helping someone and expecting something in return, you are doing business, not kindness.

Friday Apr 12, 2019

Dalai Lama: Your inner peace

Do not let the behaviour of others destroy your inner peace.

Wednesday Mar 13, 2019

Dalai Lama: No need for Temples

There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.

Friday Feb 1, 2019

Dalai Lama: Love and kindness

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.

Tuesday Nov 6, 2018

Dalai Lama: Calm mind

Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that is very important for good health.

Wednesday Oct 10, 2018

Dalai Lama: Don't worry

There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever.

Friday Aug 3, 2018

Dalai Lama: Everything springs from yourself

When you think everything is someone else's fault, you will suffer a lot.

When you realize that everything springs only from yourself, you will learn both peace and joy.

Friday Jul 20, 2018

Dalai Lama: One small positive thought

Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.

Tuesday May 22, 2018

Dalai Lama: The best relationship

The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.

Tuesday Apr 17, 2018

Dalai Lama: The greatest degree of inner tranquility

The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion.

The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.

Friday Feb 23, 2018

Dalai Lama: Seeking fulfillment and happiness

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.

Wednesday Jul 26, 2017

Dalai Lama: The true hero

The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred.

Thursday Jul 20, 2017

Dalai Lama: Compassion

Compassion is by nature gentle, peaceful, and soft, but it is very powerful.

Thursday Jul 6, 2017

Dalai Lama: Sharing Earth

Because we all share this small planet Earth, we have to learn to live in harmony and peace with each other and with nature. That is not just a dream, but a necessity.

Tuesday Jun 13, 2017

Dalai Lama: Meaningful life

In order to lead a meaningful life,
you need to cherish others,
pay attention to human values
and try to cultivate inner peace.

Friday May 5, 2017

Dalai Lama: Be optimistic

Choose to be optimistic,
it feels better.

Friday Apr 28, 2017

Dalai Lama: Generosity

Giving material goods is one form of generosity, but one can extend an attitude of generosity into all one's behavior. Being kind, attentive, and honest in dealing with others, offering praise where it is due, giving comfort and advice where they are needed, and simply sharing one's time with someone - all these are forms of generosity, and they do not require any particular level of material wealth.

Tuesday Apr 4, 2017

Dalai Lama: True change

True change is within;
leave the outside as it is.

Tuesday Mar 28, 2017

Dalai Lama: Educating the youth

When educating the minds of our youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts.

Monday Feb 13, 2017

Dalai Lama: Learn something new

When you talk,
you are only repeating what you already know.

But if you listen,
you may learn something new.

Tuesday Jan 10, 2017

Dalai Lama: Calm

Calm brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health.

Monday Oct 31, 2016

Dalai Lama: Silence

Silence is sometimes the best answer.

Tuesday Jul 26, 2016

Dalai Lama: Love

Love is the absence of judgment.

Thursday Jul 16, 2015

Dalai Lama: My religion

My religion is very simple.
My religion is kindness.

Friday May 23, 2014

Dalai Lama: Peace

We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.