Dhondup T. Rekjong shares the story of Geshe Tenzin Tsepak, a Tibetan monk who witnessed the destruction of Tibetan culture in the early 1980s and played a part in its rebuilding and revival.
Actor and activist Richard Gere talks about his teacher the Dalai Lama, the warm heart of the Tibetan people, and how humanity can benefit from the values of Tibetan culture.
It’s not enough to simply to believe compassion is important. We must transform our thoughts and behaviour on a daily basis to cultivate compassion.
The Dalai Lama explains how the Buddhist teachings of mindfulness and compassion lead inevitably to feelings of self-confidence and kindness.
“All of us should be concerned about our collective existence,” His Holiness writes in his call to action on battling climate change.
“Problems and disagreements are best resolved through dialogue,” His Holiness writes. “Genuine peace comes about through mutual understanding and respect.”
“He was a true humanitarian and a committed advocate of human rights,” His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote of Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Filmmaker Peggy Callahan and Dr. Elissa Epel are on a mission to spread wisdom of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
This five-day free online event brings together 20 renowned spiritual leaders, scientists, and activists to share and discuss the Dalai Lama’s message of compassion.
“I myself am committed to non-violence and compassion until my death,” says His Holiness the Dalai Lama in his 86th birthday message. “This is my offering to my friends.”