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I Have Respect, Love and Admiration For Dalai Lama

please join and share experiences of the teachings of this man. 158 People

    I'll See Him Face to Face Very Soon!!

    I've felt great respect to him since I was quite young and always dreamed of seeing him in person and learning from his wonderful wisdom. That dream is coming true at the beginning of June! He's coming here to where I live and he's holding a lecture and I got a ticket! I bought...
    Spiritsinger Spiritsinger 31-35, F 2 Responses May 14, 2009

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    To Look Into The Dali Lama's Eyes

    is looking into pure love. sky
    skygoer skygoer 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 30, 2012

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    Complex Human

    This is so true. How many of us have forgotten that the essence of life is to live in the present and not to worry too much about the past and the future? I mean, it is ok to think about the future and look back to your past. Our future and past guide us. But if we cling on them...
    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F Apr 19, 2013

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    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F May 29, 2013

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    Knowing Ourselves

    The purpose of studying Buddhism is not to study Buddhism, but to study ourselves. That is why we have teaching. But the teaching is not ourselves. It is some explanation of ourselves. To study the teaching is to know yourselves. That is why we do not ever attach to the teaching...
    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F 1 Response May 10, 2013

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    Dalai Lama's Rules For Living

    "Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.When you lose, don't lose the lesson.Follow the three R's: Respect for self, Respect for others, Responsibility for all your actions.Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 31, 2012

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    One of my favorite Dalai Lama Quotes ,

    I needed today ❤️❤️❤️ Cultivating care and concern for others gives rise to a kind of inner strength. No matter what difficulties or problems you face, in this wider context they’ll seem less significant and troubling to you. The inner strength...
    SuicideBlonde63 SuicideBlonde63 46-50, F Jan 9

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    A Man I Admire

    He advocates freedom of speech and religion, which I believe are integral in any society. He is a kind, peace-loving, articulate, and charming person. I definitely respect and admire him. He has an air of holiness and wisdom that transcends religious boundaries, somehow. Like...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 11, 2008

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    The Joy Was Worth the Effort!

      In preparation for my trip to Tibet I read and re-read all of the information necessary about  what to pack, what to wear, what to bring and what not to bring.  There were warnings about bringing pictures of the Dalai Lama and how our luggage would be searched...
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F 3 Responses Aug 8, 2008

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    The Practice Of Generosity – Can You Help ?

    Giving with an open heart brings us joy and directly benefits others. Goods are then shared more equitably within our society and among nations, soothing the ill-feeling of social inequity and promoting world peace. Sharing is a source of our continued existence as a species...
    roots2life roots2life 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 17, 2012

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    The Art Of Happiness

    This is probably the most inspiring book I have ever read. The Dalai Lama talks about in life, the main goal is to find happiness. But he states, "Do no confuse happiness with pleasure. Pleasure comes in many forms such as a winning streak in Vegas, a hot bath on a cold day...
    revolution77 revolution77 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 8, 2011

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    Pain In Life

    An aging Zen master grew tired of his student complaining, and so, one morning, sent him for some salt. When the apprentice returned, the master instructed the unhappy young man to put a handful of salt in a glass of water and then to drink it. "How does it taste?" the master...
    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F Apr 5, 2013

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    His Holiness

    "If you want others around you to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." The Dalai Lama said those inspiring words and has a world wide following. I ordered two of his books The Art of Happiness and The Universe in a Single Atom. If you...
    revolution77 revolution77 18-21, M Mar 5, 2011

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    My Reply To The Dalai Lama On The Subject Of Money As The Source Of Happiness

    Recently the Dalai Lama said the following with over 3,704,404 "like" this since he shared this since, May 28 at 11:38pm to present day. What he said is, "We are, you might say, “brainwashed” into thinking that money is the source of happiness, while what we really need to...
    AceofPentacles AceofPentacles 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    Developing Peace and Harmony

      I just returned from my two day trip to Memphis Tennessee. The purpose of my trip was to attend a lecture by the Holiness himself. He was receiving the 2009 International Freedom Award from the National Civil Rights Museum. During his stay, the Dalai Lama...
    maxxcrash maxxcrash 31-35, M Sep 24, 2009

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    "when the husband feeds his wife and puts a morsel of food in her mouth, he earns the reward of doing an act of charity. He (PBUH) said, “You never spend anything but you will be...
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    Just talked to my H. He wants to work on our marriage...is he nuts? I said I don't think I can be what he wants. I can't be a good wife...not to him. I don't want to tell him I've...
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    I married my true love at the age of 20 and unfortunately she later fell out of love with me. I stayed depressed for months. I remarried later on and we had a beautiful baby boy...
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    I met him in 7th Grade. We had a rocky start and I did not have any feelings for him in the beginning. We would always fight. But as time passed I started helping him with school...
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    I hoped to hide my affair from my H. Didn't want him to think that my wanting to leave him had anything to do with the affair. But my H found out somehow and he's hurting bad. I...
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    Ugh....getting off of work soon. As tired as I am...I rather be at work. Home is so uncomfortable right now. Just passing by each other. No words...just stares...I get nervous and...
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    I guess this is karma for someone like me. I don't know. When I start to like someone, it always starts with an attraction. Crushes don't really last long in my case, and sometimes...
    ZeraSummers ZeraSummers 16-17, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I've never truly loved my wife, nor do we have great sexual chemistry, but our relationship is otherwise very open and honest. I was mildly depressed getting into it almost a...
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    Learning I love sour cream and onion chips dipped in mustard. All thanks to a drunken night tasting things off my friends body.
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    so here's a true story. I have a strange way of being able to retell it even though its the worst thing to ever happen in my life. its one of those things that used to be hard to...
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    The House that Found Us! My wife and I had made the decision to move to the country, a very rural place, so we wanted to buy a cool house, preferably very old. So, we went with a...
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 6 Responses Jan 9

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    Of course, you never truly realize it until it's gone. But now, I know what I'm looking for. Once I find it, I'll know tomorrow is never promised, but forever is guaranteed. My...
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    He invited me to spend my weekend with his family(just his mother and his sister). I went and thought it went pretty well because his mom really kind to me. When i asked him...
    mimsNayla mimsNayla 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I have more than people can take! I guess that's what my cat is for.....poor little chirps
    ordminnet ordminnet 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I lost my mother last January. I think that was the hardest thing that I have had to deal with. She was my best friend. There isn't a day that goes by that I think of her.
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    Hello all 😊 So I'm completely new to this website, I actually stumbled upon it via Google 😅 Upon reading many other's experiences, I realized that I wasn't alone on this. Boy...
    ohhaithere9 ohhaithere9 18-21, F Jan 1

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    It all started a few years ago so maybe when I was 14-15 and I started just pulling my lashes that stopped maybe a few months after I had began and then I moved to pulling my hair...
    elizabethla elizabethla 16-17, F Jan 2

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    i am very sorry if i have upset you please add me back
    bigbabymark bigbabymark 41-45, M Jan 2

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    i am very sorry if i have upset you please add me back
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    what makes memories flash into your mind, when they come they can make you smile or they can make you cry, but I am so glad that I have each and every one of them, just had one...
    Shamrock40 Shamrock40 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    They are great memories I'd never trade for anything. Camp fires, girlfriends, kindergarden, my first school dance, my first kiss. I can never forget them nor would I want to
    NewBeginnings5 NewBeginnings5 22-25 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I want to forget, but can't. I'm haunted by them and the ripple effect it had on my life. I've experienced the darkest side of people, people I thought I could trust, people I...
    fracturedforever fracturedforever 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Memories are significant to me... Some are warmly cherished moments, floating upon the clouds along with my dreams. Never ceasing to display their depth of happiness... often...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 12

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    Looking up the ceiling all night just thinking about the STUPID things I did with my life and wishing I could change it and telling myself it shouldn't have never happen.. But it...
    DaOneandOnlyOne DaOneandOnlyOne 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Not many people seem to understand exactly what being bi-polar is or is like living with. It's even worse when I get in even the most random suicidal mood because I have nobody to...
    PepsiPlunge PepsiPlunge 26-30, M Jan 14

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    Especially the ones that you WANT to forget. And you're just like 'why was I so stupid!!' 'Why did I do this?!' 'What was wrong with me?!' 'Why did I say that?!
    weirduo weirduo 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 17

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    The March for Life 2015 was really amazing. The crowds were huge, and people came from all over the country and even from other countries. As I was marching there were so many...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I recently joined the work force! Yes, people, I am officially a full time college student who works part time... I go out of the house at 8 AM and come back at 9 PM, 5 days a week...
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