The Dalai Lama: The Power of Compassion

16 Tasks of the Festive Season: Square 10 – World Peace Day

Words of Wisdom


The Dalai Lama speaks about the Four Noble Truths, maximizing your inner strength, dealing with anger and death, the power of compassion, the challenges facing humanity today (including globalization, warfare, environmental protection, overpopulation), and the great world religions’ core tenets (as opposed to their elements that primarily responded to the needs of the historic societies in which they emerged).  As we’re about to begin another new year, a perfect reminder of what matters (or should matter) to us — and what doesn’t — and simple small things that each of us can implement in our own lives every day … and short of His Holiness himself (who didn’t originally set down these texts in English), there couldn’t be any better person to read his words than Sir Derek Jacobi.

 

    

 

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