Mere restraint… is insufficient to attain happiness… – Dalai Lama

By |July 11th, 2010|

Mere restraint may prevent us from grossly negative misdeeds, but it’s insufficient to attain the happiness characterized by inner peace.

In order to transform our habits and dispositions so that our actions are compassionate, it is necessary to develop what we might call an ethic of virtue. As well as restraining […]

Generate A Good Attitude – Dalai Lam

By |June 29th, 2010|

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 yourself and others will come.

~ Dalai Lama on Facebook

Protection from the destructive effects of anger and hatred ~ Dalai Lama

By |June 20th, 2010|

Insofar as the destructive effects of anger and hateful thoughts are concerned, one cannot get protection from wealth nor education. The only factor that can give protection from the destructive effects of anger and hatred is the practice of tolerance and patience.

~Dalai Lama

Motivation – Dalai Lama

By |June 17th, 2010|

If you develop a pure and sincere motivation, if you are motivated by a wish to help on the basis of kindness, compassion, and respect, then you can carry on any kind of work, in any field, and function more effectively.

~ Dalia Lama