His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama: Compassion Based on Biology and Reason. Prague, Czech Republic, 11 October 2006, transcribed and lightly edited by Alexander Berzin.
His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
The result of any action depends on the motivation. Depending on whether there is a disturbing emotion or a positive emotion behind it, the same action brings about different results. Even when the same general emotion, such as compassion, motivates an action, the mental and emotional supports of that emotion also affect the outcome. Continue reading