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Silent prayeR

The prayer composed by Dalai Lama includes the following lines towards the end:

By the profound interdependence of emptiness
and relative forms,

These two lines finds a great understanding in Buddhism. 102 more words


If this is a man

Today I think of Primo Levi. And the silenced voices. I reflect about him and his stories more at Christmas time than any other time of the year. 517 more words


Wise Words

I found this yesterday before I went to bed and it’s all I could think of today.

It’s just so true!

Nothing in life is constant, it’s all about adapting and adjusting with change and those who don’t are long left behind. 69 more words


Dalai Lama says successor not required

Institution “served its purpose” and Tibetan Buddhism “not dependent on one individual”, exiled spiritual leader says.

The Dalai Lama has told a German newspaper from his Himalayan homeland that he should be the last Tibetan spiritual leader, ending a centuries-old religious tradition. 303 more words


A Glimpse of Potential (Printed, The Leaf, December 2014)

What is it like to see the Dalai Lama in person? I had the privilege a couple of weeks ago, and I am still trying to sort through my thoughts and feelings. 464 more words

Is Anger the Answer?

In the boxing ring with Ali or Mayweather they talk smack & beat you,  tire you out, they have you distracted by anger and that’s how they have the upper hand.  279 more words


my morning mantra

on wednesdays last spring i did a whole series inspired by the dalai lama’s 18 rules of living. as a result, i became a huge believer in his simple, yet profound, ways of being. 71 more words