The Dalai Lama

June 27, 2011

Between Science and Philosophy Lies a Middle Road (Part II)

One area where Buddhist contemplative tradition may have important contribution to make is the practical techniques it has developed for training in compassion. With regard to mental training, both in – Read More...
July 11, 2011

A Natural World Worth Saving

If there is one area in which both education and the media have a special responsibility, it is, I believe, our natural environment. This responsibility has less to do with – Read More...
July 11, 2011

A Natural World Worth Saving (Part II)

Over the years, since our first arriving in exile, I have taken a close interest in environmental issues. The Tibetan government in exile has paid particular attention to introducing our – Read More...
July 18, 2011

World Needs a Green, Clean Environment

In the past, the major need of people in this world was arable land. Man did not have to think about animate things. However, now the adverse effects on forests – Read More...
July 25, 2011

A Biased Mind Cannot Grasp Reality

I am a religious practitioner who follows Buddhism. More than a thousand years have passed since the great religions of the world flourished, including Buddhism. During those years, the world – Read More...
August 1, 2011

Talking About Our Inner Environment

I always think it is very important to consider oneself as one human being or one member of a big human family. Because every human is basically the same irrespective – Read More...
August 5, 2011

Talking About Our Inner Environment (II)

Today only one superpower remains. Soon after the collapse of the Soviet Communist bloc, I was returning from Europe to India and there was a high official from an African – Read More...
August 15, 2011

The World from on High

In Tibet, mountains are often considered the abodes of deities. For example, Amnye Machen, a mountain in northeastern Tibet, is regarded as the home of Machen Pomra, one of the – Read More...
August 22, 2011

With Compassion Comes Peace of Mind

According to Buddhist teaching, there is a very close interdependence between the natural environment and the sentient beings living in it. Some of my friends have told me that basic – Read More...
August 29, 2011

Purity in Buddhism

Most Tibetans are poor when it comes to standards of knowledge. Speaking from the religious point of view, there are in our society of six million Tibetans people with astonishing – Read More...
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