“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”
“There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.”
Dalai Lama was asked, “What thing about humanity surprises you the most?”
“Man…. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money.
Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.
And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not 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.”
“Sleep is the best meditation.”
- Mao was like a father to me, says the Dalai Lama (thehindu.com)
- This article is quite surprising, and I’m dismayed by the Dalai Lama’s connection with Mao Zedong.
- Where is my compassion, now?