Riga, Latvia — Negative emotions such as anger, fear and shortsightedness, which arise in the absence of compassion and inner values, the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama told a crowd of thousands of devotees on the final day of a three-day tour of the Baltic state of Latvia.
Dharamshala, HP, India — Expressing his strong commitment toward a more humane and peaceful world, the spiritual leader of Tibet said: We must work together as global citizens of a shared planet with a sense of responsibility, because, in highly today's interdependent world, "a global loss is an individual's loss as well, the same as if it benefits globally, closely benefit to each and every individuals."
New Delhi — His Holiness the Dalai Lama has called for greater emphasis on moral principles in modern education — a new approach to education, from kindergarten right through to university and urged a crowd of 2000 to pay more attention to inner values, peace of mind and nonviolence.
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.