I believe that we must consciously develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. We must learn to work not just for our own individual self, family or nation, but for the benefit of all mankind. H.H. The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet
We cannot achieve world peace Without first achieving peace Within ourselves…. Inner Peace. In an atmosphere of Hatred,anger, competition, And Violence, No lasting Peace Can be Achieved. These negative and destructive Forces must be overcome by Compassion, Love, and Altruism, Which are the essential teaching of The Buddha.
It would be much more constructive If people tried to understand their supposed enemies. Learning to forgive Is much more useful Than merely picking up A stone and Throwing it at the object Of one’s anger, the more so when The provocation is extreme For it is under the greatest adversity that there exists The
Human potential is the same for all. Your feeling ‘I am of no value’ is wrong. Absolutely wrong. You are deceiving yourself. We all have the power of thought – So what are you lacking? If you have will-power, then you can do anything. It is usually said that you are your own master H.H.
A good heart is both important and effective in daily life. If in a small family, even without children, the members have a warm heart for each other, a peaceful atmosphere will be created. However, if one of the persons feels angry, immediately the atmosphere in the house becomes tense. Despite good food or a
Right from the moment of our birth, we are under the care and kindness of our parents and then later on in our life when we are oppressed by sickness and become old, we are again dependent on the kindness of others. Since at the beginning and end of our lives we are so dependent
If you assume a humble attitude, your own good qualities will increase, whereas when you are full of pride there is no way to be happy. You will become jealous of others, angry with them, and look down on them, due to which an unpleasant atmosphere will be created and unhappiness in society will increase.
All religions share a common root, which is limitless compassion. They emphasize human improvement, love, respect for others, and compassion for the suffering of others. In so far as love is essential in every religion, we could say that love is a universal religion. But the various techniques and methods for developing love differ widely
Selfishness We can also approach the importance of compassion through intelligent reasoning. If I help another person, and show concerns for him or her, then I myself will benefit from that. However, if I harm others, eventually I will be in trouble. I often joke, half sincerely and half seriously, saying that if we wish
Bone Prayer Wheel Prayer wheels are as much used as meditation tools as well as a means of generating and spreading positive energy. Used for centuries in the Tibetan culture, the hand held versions are used as personal devotional items while the larger ones are used around Buddhist stupas and in monasteries. Filled