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March 9, 2016
by Rinchen Sadutshang
Chapter 23: To China with the Dalai Lama and His Entourage

More than two years had passed now since the Chinese entered Lhasa. In China they were making...

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Chapter 23: To China with the Dalai Lama and His Entourage

More than...

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February 24, 2016
by The Dalai Lama

During the course of my life, on account of my training in the Buddhist teachings, I have gained some experiential understanding; I have thought a lot about these topics, and...

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During the course of my life, on account of my training in the Buddhist teachings, I...

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October 14, 2015
by The Dalai Lama

Excerpt from MindScience: An East-West Dialogue by the Dalai Lama, Dan Goleman, et al....

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Excerpt from...

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July 6, 2015
by Kestrel Slocombe

Today is His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday, and all of us at Wisdom would like to wish him good health and long life, and thank him for the many mind- and heart-...

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Today is His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday, and all of us at Wisdom would...

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August 27, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“My basic feeling is that it is better for people to follow their own religious tradition. Maybe you realize that the Buddhist way is really more effective, but you...

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“My basic feeling is that it is better for people to follow their own...

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August 20, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

How do we ensure the purity of our motivation when giving a teaching or listening to one? One way is by reciting special prayers of aspiration before we begin. Now, for a...

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How do we ensure the purity of our motivation when giving a teaching or listening to...

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August 13, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
CHAPTER 1: APPROACHING THE PROFOUND

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Today, here in the twenty-first century, humanity has reached a highly...

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CHAPTER 1: APPROACHING THE PROFOUND

By His Holiness the Dalai...

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August 6, 2014
by The Dalai Lama

“Whether we are doing something good and worthwhile with our lives or not, time never waits but keeps flowing. Not only does time flow unhindered, but correspondingly our life...

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“Whether we are doing something good and worthwhile with our lives or not, time never...

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August 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
PROLOGUE

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

The power of compassion

Many centuries ago, humans realized the importance of...

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PROLOGUE

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

The... read more »

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