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His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Advice on Buddhist Practice


His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Usually our minds are attracted towards different objects. When this connection is cut, with more practice we’ll experience a sort of vacuity, which is the gap between the mind and those objects.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Usually our minds are attracted towards different objects. When this connection is cut, with more practice we’ll experience a sort of vacuity, which is the gap between the mind and those objects.

Advice on Buddhist Practice

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Dharamsala, India (Last Updated Oct 15, 2012). An interview with His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India, on November 2, 1988. Lightly edited by Sandra Smith, October 2012.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Greetings. I’m very glad to meet you as a Dharma friend.

Question: Since the Buddha’s teachings were not written down for hundreds of years, how can we be sure that they are accurate? Continua »

 

1 Interview of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for NDTV

Barkha Dutt’s Interview of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for NDTV

Dharamsala, India, 7th July, 2010. Transcript of the interview of His Holiness the Dalai Lama by NDTV presenter Barkha Dhutt that was originally broadcast on July 6th, 2010. The interview was conducted in front of a live audience at His Holiness’s residence in Dharamala, India, on July 4th, 2010.
(View the video of the interview here http://dalailama.com/webcasts/post/116-in-conversation-with-the-dalai-lama) First Second part.

NDTV: He is easily one of the world’s most respected and more importantly, the most loved political and spiritual leaders. He was only 2 years old when he was recognized as the future Dalai Lama, Continua »

 

2 Interview of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for NDTV

Barkha Dutt’s Interview of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for NDTV

Interview of His Holiness the Dalai Lama by NDTV presenter Barkha Dhutt that was originally broadcast on July 6th, 2010, View the video of the interview here http://dalailama.com/webcasts/post/116-in-conversation-with-the-dalai-lama Second part.

NDTV: I hope you are never leaving Dharamsala and if you ever do it will only be to go to Tibet.



The Dalai Lama: The local people at that time and when the trouble happened I was in America  and someone asked me so I expressed that if the local people don’t want us to be here then we have to leave. Continua »

 

10 Questions for the Dalai Lama

10 Questions for the Dalai Lama – Time Magazine Interview

Time Magazine interviewed His Holiness in New York City in May of 2010 for its “10 Questions to His Holiness the Dalai Lama”.

Question: Do you ever feel angry or outraged? —Kantesh Guttal, Pune, India



His Holiness: Oh, yes, of course. I’m a human being. Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something’s wrong. Continua »

 

H.H.Dalai Lama on depression, Dalai Lama Institution, Tibet

His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Greatest happiness? Many occasions. One I remember, the next day of my escape from Tibet. 

His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Greatest happiness? Many occasions. One I remember, the next day of my escape from Tibet.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama on depression, Dalai Lama Institution, Tibet

An Interview with His Holiness the Dalai Lama by The Emory Wheel.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Let’s start!
Andrea Jones,
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: I’m Andrea Jones, I’m with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a newspaper in Atlanta. I wanted to ask you, I know you’ve talked about the blending of modern science and Buddhist tradition. Can you describe what you think are the biggest benefits in the monks learning modern science will be and have been at this point?
His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Hmm. As I mentioned in there, in our study, there are all Indian non-Buddhist traditions we study. Continua »

 

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama: Every Physical Touch

His Holiness the Dalai Lama: “The practice of compassion is of immense benefit.”

His Holiness the Dalai Lama: The practice of compassion is of immense benefit.”

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama: Every Physical Touch

His Holiness the Dalai Lama visited the N Street Village, a homeless shelter in Washington, D.C. In the background is Buddhist monk Tenzin Lhamo, who has been teaching the women meditation. Twelve women, homeless and struggling with sobriety, clung to each other in the presence of His Holiness. He spoke warmly to each of them as he beamed and bowed his way around the room. He poked briefly at the metal stud adorning one woman’s chin, an accessory which, he admitted later, left him feeling “a little cautious.”

We are same human beings, we all have the same good potential. It’s very important to realize that,” His Holiness told the circle of residents, Continua »

 

The Dalai Lama on China, hatred, and optimism

H.H. Dalai Lama: I am basically optimistic. And I see four reasons for this optimism. First, at the beginning of this century, people never questioned the effectiveness of war, never thought there could be real peace. Now, people are tired of war and see it as ineffective in solving anything.

H.H. Dalai Lama: I am basically optimistic. And I see four reasons for this optimism. First, at the beginning of this century, people never questioned the effectiveness of war, never thought there could be real peace. Now, people are tired of war and see it as ineffective in solving anything.

The Dalai Lama on China, hatred, and optimism

A conversation with Robert Thurman

When the Dalai Lama Accepted the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize for his work on global human rights — particularly for his ceaseless efforts to free his country from Chinese rule — he referred to himself as “a simple monk from Tibet.” But His Holiness is also the spiritual and political leader of 6 million Tibetans, who believe him to be the 14th earthly incarnation of the heavenly deity of compassion and mercy. Like his 13 predecessors, he works for the regeneration and continuation of the Tibetan Vajrayana branch of Buddhist tradition. Continua »

 

His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Politics and Environment.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Politics and Environment. An Interview.

Dalai Lama: In general, I feel that laws should serve as guidelines for the proper use of human initiative, creativity and ability.
 
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