Dalai Lama

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The Dalai Lama /ˈdɑːlaɪ ˈlɑːmə/ (US), /ˌdælaɪ ˈlɑːmə/ (UK) is a monk of the Gelug or "Yellow Hat" school of Tibetan Buddhism, the newest of the schools of Tibetan Buddhism founded by Je Tsongkhapa. The 14th and current Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso. The Dalai Lama is considered to be the successor in a line of tulkus who are believed to be incarnations of Avalokiteśvara, the Bodhisattva of Compassion, called Chenrezig in Tibetan. The name is a combination of the Mongolic word dalai meaning "ocean" (being the translation of the Tibetan name, 'Gyatso') and the Tibetan word བླ་མ་ (bla-ma) meaning "guru, teacher, mentor". The Tibetan word "lama" corresponds to the better known Sanskrit word "guru". From 1642 until the 1950s (except for 1705 to 1750), the Dalai Lamas or their regents headed the Tibetan government (or Ganden Phodrang) in Lhasa which governed all or most of the Tibetan plateau... More

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Dalai Lama #Best #Teacher

Photo of Dalai Lama In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Dalai Lama #Best

Photo of Dalai Lama The best way to resolve any problem in the human world is for all sides to sit down and talk.
Dalai Lama #Best #Dreams

Photo of Dalai Lama Sleep is the best meditation.
Dalai Lama #Change

Photo of Dalai Lama Chinese people themselves, they really want change.
Dalai Lama #Computers

Photo of Dalai Lama Computers make me totally blank out.
Dalai Lama #Faith

Photo of Dalai Lama My faith helps me overcome such negative emotions and find my equilibrium.
Dalai Lama #Religion

Photo of Dalai Lama My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Dalai Lama #Happiness

Photo of Dalai Lama If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Dalai Lama #Food #Good #Life

Photo of Dalai Lama Even when a person has all of life's comforts - good food, good shelter, a companion - he or she can still become unhappy when encountering a tragic situation.
Dalai Lama #Freedom

Photo of Dalai Lama China has to go along with world trends. That's democracy, liberty, individual freedom. China sooner or later has to go that way. It cannot go backward.
Dalai Lama #Happiness

Photo of Dalai Lama The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Dalai Lama #Morning

Photo of Dalai Lama 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.
Dalai Lama #Home

Photo of Dalai Lama Home is where you feel at home and are treated well.
Dalai Lama #Hope

Photo of Dalai Lama I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Dalai Lama #Life

Photo of Dalai Lama Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
Dalai Lama #Love

Photo of Dalai Lama Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
Dalai Lama #Peace

Photo of Dalai Lama Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
Dalai Lama #Positive

Photo of Dalai Lama In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.
Dalai Lama #Respect #Thankful

Photo of Dalai Lama When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.
Dalai Lama #Happiness

Photo of Dalai Lama Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Dalai Lama #Motivational

Photo of Dalai Lama Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
Dalai Lama #Anger

Photo of Dalai Lama Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something's wrong. He's not right in the brain.
Dalai Lama #Faith #Good #Religion

Photo of Dalai Lama If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Dalai Lama #Power

Photo of Dalai Lama If some people have the belief or view that the Dalai Lama has some miracle power, that's totally nonsense.
Dalai Lama #Religion

Photo of Dalai Lama We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.