Dalai Lama

H.E. Garchen Rinopche, a wonderful and highly accomplished teacher.

What are deities? Not other than “the qualities of the fully awakened… latent within us.” Who is Guru? “the pointer to these qualities”

Dalai Lama mingling with a crowd in Pamaia Piza Italy at the Lama Tsongkhapa Institute.

Active Compassion: the core of the teachings of the Dalai Lama and Buddhism

The Dalai Lama with children. Even though the Dalai Lama is very science-oriented, his priority clearly is Dharma, the teachings, and most especially compassion and love for all beings.

Celebrating the Great 14th Dalai Lama’s Decades of Compassionate Activity, “Kindness that shines like a beacon” — Wishes for Long Life; his life and work

His Holiness the Dalai Lama teaching.

Targeted Calm-Abiding Meditation: Dalai Lama and Lama Tsongkhapa teach how to target the main affliction for a more precise meditation result

Stunning image of Palden Lhamo, the Queen of the End of War by Jampay Dorje (Ben Christian). She is flanked by blue Makaravaka on the left; and red Simhavakra on the right.

Palden Lhamo, the Terrifying Female Protector aspect of Tara: “Sole Mother, Lady Victorious Over the Three Worlds”

The Dalai Lama bows.

The Dalai Lama and eight other teachers explain how to avoid taking Refuge in the wrong things and why Refuge can help us overcome obstacles

A monk holds the hand of a deceased person found on a train platform in China.

“Learning how to die” and “Why Meditating on Death May Bring Joy to Life”: What the Buddhist Teachers Say About End of Life, Dying, and Palliative Care

Guanyin Bodhisattva — Kuan Yin or Avalokiteshvara or Chenrezig — is synonomous with Metta (loving kindness) and Karuna (compassion.)

Metta meditation in times of crisis: “we all have a responsibility to exercise compassion” (Dalai Lama)

The Dalai Lama at a long life prayer puja in Dharmasala July 5, 2019. Photo from Dalailama.com by Tenzin Choejor.

Long life prayers for His Holiness the Dalai Lama on his birthday

What do the Dalai Lama and Patch Adams M.D. have in common? They both believe in the power of laughter to heal.

Laughter — the Best Medicine: What the Dalai Lama and Patch Adams Have in Common

H.H. the Dalai Lama teaching Lamrim.

Lamrim: the fast “mapped” path to Buddhist realizations: “It expounds the entire path” — Dalai Lama

Matthieu Ricard is still smiling after a grueling, claustrophobic meditation session in an MRI. He is a monk participant in an extensive study on compassion's effect on happiness and health.

“Putting Compassion on the Scientific Map”: Compassion Boosts Happiness/Health; and Research Indicates That Practicing Buddhists Are Happier than Average.

Like the Dalai Lama, lamas, gurus and teachers of any legitimate lineage can help guide those who seek enlightenment. In Vajrayana, the teacher is important.

“Analysis of death is not for the sake of becoming fearful but to appreciate this precious lifetime.” — Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama advocates the use of Om Mani Padme Hum (Om Mani Peme Hung in Tibetan) to benefit humans and plants.

Cruelty to Chickens Protest: Dalai Lama

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