WEEKLY QUOTES FROM THE DALAI LAMA

WEEKLY QUOTES FROM THE DALAI LAMA

DALAI LAMA QUOTES

“Love and compassion are necessities not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.”

  • Dalai Lama XIV

Tags: compassion, humanity, survival

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.        If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”

― Dalai Lama XIV, The Art of Happiness

“Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek.”

Dalai Lama XIV

 “Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek.”

Dalai Lama XIV

“A truly compassionate attitude toward others does not change even if they behave negatively or hurt you.”

Dalai Lama XIV

“I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.”

Dalai Lama XIV

 

“Love and Compassion are the true religions to me. But to develop this, we do not need to believe in any religion.”

Dalai Lama XIV

The Comment for Today

For Your Heart  

“When something needs to be done in the world to rectify the wrongs, if one is really concerned with benefiting others, one needs to be engaged, involved. This is action out of compassion.”

– His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama


 

For Your Head

Enlightenment is the ultimate goal one aspires for on the Buddhist path. One is considered to be enlightened or awakened when one has succeeded in purifying afflictive emotions as well as obstruction to knowledge. A person who has attained enlightenment is called a Buddha or awakened one.

 


Visual Expressions

Skull Bone Offering . 17th century. Tibet House US Repatriation Art Collection.


 

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