"Wherever there lives a compassionate person, there is always a pleasant atmosphere. " ~ Dalai Lama #compassion #dalailama
"If we talk about nirvana and philosophy, but do not bother much about day-to-day practice, then you may reach a strange nirvana, but will not reach the correct nirvana because your daily practice is nothing." — The Dalai Lama #nirvana #philosphy #dailypractice #dalailama ..
"Our mind is presently scattered; its energies need to be channeled like the way water in a hydroelectric plant is channeled to create great force. We achieve this with the mind through meditation, channeling it such that it becomes forceful, at which point it can be utilized ..
"From the ultimate point of view, the nature of the mind is its emptiness of inherent existence." ~ Dalai Lama #dalailama #mind #emptiness #buddhism
"Recently, a psychotherapist told me that when we generate anger, 90 percent of the ugliness of the object of our anger is due to our own exaggeration. This is very much in conformity with the Buddhist idea of how afflictive emotions arise." — The Dalai Lama #dalailama ..
Oprah Winfrey: "What do you know for sure?" Dalai Lama: "Altruism is the best source of happiness. There is no doubt about that." #oprah #oprahwinfrey #dalailama #altruism #happiness
"We are not lacking in terms of the development of science and technology; still, we lack something here in the heart—a real inner warm feeling. A good heart is needed." — The Dalai Lama #dalailama #science #technology #warmheartedness #goodheart
"Buddha’s teaching is that you are your own master; everything depends on yourself." — The Dalai Lama #dalailama #buddhism
"Nonviolence is not a diplomatic word it is compassion in action." — The Dalai Lama #dalailama #compassion #nonviolence