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When visions come...

We had come from around the world, from every continent, as a global community seeking to cultivate compassion and learning to teach the same. We were beginners all, no matter our fields of service, which is how things work for contemplatives. 834 more words

Contemplative Wisdom


“In the practice of tolerance,

one’s enemy

is the greatest teacher.”


Please give me strength.

How many times do we go around with a song going round and around in the brain? Have you noticed how it always gets stuck in a rut too. 382 more words

Intellectual freedom under threat at Sydney

New Matilda, April 18 2013. Read the original here.

The University of Sydney’s cancelation of a June talk by the Dalai Lama, revealed last night by the ABC, is the latest in a series of failures of Sydney’s management to uphold the university’s elementary intellectual and social responsibilities. 1,180 more words

The Last Dalai Lama

Tenzin Gyatso, the “holder of the ocean of Dharma,” IVth Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet, the embodiment of Chenrezig, Buddha of Compassion, leader of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism, Nobel Prize winner and possibly the most widely known and admired person on earth (except in China), has said that he will be… 1,547 more words


Dalai Lama. Words to live by. ❤

  1. Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.
  2. Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
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“A central teaching in most spiritual traditions is: What you wish to experience, provide for another. Look to see, now, what it is you wish to experience in your own life, and in the world… If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another. 66 more words