New Delhi — Emphasising that the best defence was to maintain friendly relations with others, His Holiness the Dalai Lama dismissed the suggestion that the use of force may be a mode of self-defence as 'old thinking'. He also suggested that totalitarianism defeated Marx's ideals.
Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India — "Lately, I've been urging people who follow our Buddhist traditions to become 21st century Buddhists," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, adding: 'To preserve teachings of the Buddha and keep them alive we should read the contents of the Three Baskets of scriptures and apply what we learn by exercising the Three Trainings in ethics, concentration and wisdom—in other words, study and practice.'
Nubra Valley, J&K, India — 'Warm-heartedness' and 'your care for others' are the key factor that allows others to 'be happy, even the community in which you live will be happier too,' said His Holiness the Dalai Lama, while speaking to thousands of audience in Ladakh, J&K, India.
Boston, US — While explaining Tibet was historically a free and independent country in past centuries, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said that the people of Tibet want genuine autonomy while remaining within the PRC so they can continue to keep their unique culture, language and traditions alive.
San Diego, CA, USA — Delivered the keynote address at the commencement ceremony of University of San Diego's class of 2017, His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet on Saturday, June 17, 2017, said: "No longer violence. No longer this huge division", the youth of today can do that as they have both "opportunity" and "responsibility" to create "a happier world."
Dharamshala — Urging young Tibetan people to keep Tibetan Buddhist tradition alive, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said that the understanding of the mind is integral to the Buddhist traditions that can be of "crucial benefit to future generations."
Dharamshala — Expressing his gratitude to a high-level bipartisan US Bipartisan Congressional Delegation for coming to Dharamshala and for its efforts in support of the issue of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama described the United States as the global leader for world peace.
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh — "Every person in the world wants to live in peace and happiness," the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said in Madhya Pradesh, while addressing the 'Namami Devi Narmada-Sewa Yatra', a campaign, which will may set an example for the whole world.
New Delhi — "Today, as we face something of a moral crisis and a widespread mental restlessness, a useful remedy is to use our intelligence, our marvellous brain, in conjunction with simple warm-heartedness," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said Wednesday during a talk at the Vivekananda International Foundation in New Delhi, while speaking about the relevance of ancient Indian thought in today's world.
New Delhi — Underlining Indian virtues of secularism, His Holiness the Dalai Lama Sunday said that the ancient Indian knowledge could be universal values." The spiritual leader of Tibet was addressing over 3000 Indian youth, scholars and social visionaries on 'Reviving Indian Wisdom in Contemporary India' at Talkatora stadium, in New Delhi, the capital of India.
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India — The spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has said that we are all subject to negative emotions and need to develop love and compassion because we all want happiness.