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Inspirational Dalai Lama Quotation
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. – Dalai Lama
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
The whole purpose of religion is to facilitate love and compassion, patience, tolerance, humility, and forgiveness.
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.
The sole source of peace in families, countries and the world is altruism – love and compassion.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Never give up. No matter what is going on, never give up. Develop the heart. Too much energy in your country, is spent developing the mind instead of the heart. Be compassionate. Not just to your friends, but to everyone. Be compassionate. Work for peace; in your heart and in the world. Work for peace, and I say again, never give up. No matter what is going on around you… Never give up.
Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.
There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.’ No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.
Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.
Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek.
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.
Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others; to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. I am going to have kind thoughts towards others, I am not going to get angry or think badly about others. I am going to benefit others as much as I can.
Share your knowledge. It’s a way to achieve immortality.
I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted.
If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry. If it’s not fixable, then there is no help in worrying. There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both
The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, answered “Man…. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.”
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