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His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

The Dalai Lama's Unique Advice For Moms

Kiri Westby | Posted 06.28.2016 | Parents
Kiri Westby

I planned to ask about motherhood, despite the fact that multiple people warned me that it could come across as silly. "What does he know about motherhood?" They wondered. "You should ask about something more profound. Something spiritual."

Happy Birthday to Your Holiness

Richard Moore | Posted 07.08.2016 | Impact
Richard Moore

There is perhaps no greater advocate for peace and compassion as respected worldwide as the Dalai Lama. It is the great admiration and esteem The Dalai Lama is held in, by people from all walks of life and all faiths, that makes him such an important figure in a world that is deeply grabbling with complex economic, ecological and social problems, and the need to cultivate human understanding, connection and collective action.

Pedestals Are for Statues

Edie Weinstein | Posted 05.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Edie Weinstein

Throughout my life, my wise father used to say that "They put their pants on one leg at a time, just like you do," so that I wouldn't be intimidated by anyone. Little did he know what he was preparing me for.

Huge Change Could Be Coming To Tibet

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.09.2014 | Religion

The Dalai Lama told German newspaper Welt am Sonntag in a recent interview that he sees no need for a successor to follow him. The Tibetan leader tol...

Happy Birthday, Dalai Lama!

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.11.2014 | Religion

His Holiness the Dalai Lama turns 79 on July 6, 2014, and HuffPost Religion celebrates by taking a look his life through the years. The Dalai Lama ...

Ann Brenoff

7 Things You Can Learn From Being In The Same Room As The Dalai Lama | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.27.2014 | Religion

A friend described hearing the Dalai Lama speak in a convention hall as "being in the presence of God." Another friend, who years ago also was in the ...

Dalai Lama Meets Obama

Posted 02.26.2014 | Religion

The Dalai Lama and President Barack Obama met at the White House on Friday, February 21, during a visit the Tibetan Buddhist leader made to Washington...

What It's Like To Finish The Dalai Lama's Sentences

Civil Beat | Jon Letman | Posted 10.18.2013 | Religion

Editor's Note: When the 14th Dalai Lama visited Honolulu for the inaugural Pillars of Peace Hawaii in April 2012, Civil Beat contributor Jon Letman wa...

The Dalai Lama's Secret To Good Health? 'Peace Of Mind'

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.18.2013 | Healthy Living

Good nutrition and exercise may be important, but the secret to good health and long life is all in your head, according to the Dalai Lama. After ...

The Holiness The Dalai Lama Launches Peace Initiative, Plans US Trip

Posted 10.09.2012 | Religion

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's visit to Hawai'i in April 2012 marked the launch of Hawai'i Community Foundation's new initiative, "Pillars of Peace Haw...

Dalai Lama: 'Religion Is No Longer Adequate'

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.13.2012 | Religion

On Monday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama took to Facebook to tell his four million friends that "religion is no longer adequate." The Tibetan re...

His Holiness The Dalai Lama Turns 77!

Posted 07.06.2012 | Fifty

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama has become known as one of the most influential spiritual leaders in the world. Born in Takster in Northern Tibet as ...

The Dalai Lama Told Me So -- Words of Wisdom From the 2012 Templeton Prize Winner

Davia Temin | Posted 07.14.2012 | Religion
Davia Temin

As I was listening to His Holiness, a question sprung full-blown to my mind: "Can, and if so, how, can those who have lost their compassion, or never had it to begin with, regain it?

Educating The Heart: The Dalai Lama's Message To The Students Of Hawaii

Agapi Stassinopoulos | Posted 06.16.2012 | Religion
Agapi Stassinopoulos

The Dalai Lama's message is essentially "educating the heart" -- an education that is not merely about developing the mind, it is about fostering an environment where we can learn empathy.

Listen to Your Heart

Vivian Glyck | Posted 08.09.2011 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

There is a world of compassionate heroes out there who listen to their hearts every day. And I know that an open heart breeds gratitude -- the greatest cure for our own and our world's woes.

The Greening of the Dalai Lama

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Sawyers

Would the Dalai Lama shed his saffron and cranberry robes for green? His Holiness the Dalai Lama said Thursday that America should start a Green Part...

One Chicago Cellist Plus One Dalai Lama Equals a World of Compassion

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

Michael Fitzpatrick on playing with His Holiness: "It's a very specific frequency he resides in, it's an extremely high vibration, but a really heavy grounded vibration at the same time."