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The Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama & Archbishop Tutu: Giving the World Your Joy

His Holiness the Dalai Lama | Posted 09.23.2016 | World
His Holiness the Dalai Lama

We, the elder generation, have created a lot of problems in the twentieth century. The generations of the twenty-first century will have to find the solutions for them.

Inspiring Films That Will Blow Your Heart and Mind

Leon Stuparich | Posted 09.22.2016 | Good News
Leon Stuparich

World Peace Day has become an important date in the calendar since 1981 when it was first conceived by the UN General Assembly to designate the day as "a period of non-violence and cease-fire."

Dalai Lama And Archbishop Tutu: Refugees And The Birth Of Empathy

His Holiness the Dalai Lama | Posted 09.21.2016 | World
His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Often we hear about another's tragedy, and it makes us feel better about our own situation. The recognition that we are all connected -- whether Tibetan Buddhists or Hui Muslims -- is the birth of empathy and compassion.

The Seeds Of Compassion: On The Path To Ending Slavery

Frank Fitzpatrick | Posted 08.03.2016 | Impact
Frank Fitzpatrick

Photo by Lisa Kristine When I was a child growing up in Detroit, my Irish Catholic mother tried to instill in me a deep respect for two principles: P...

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."

Teaching Kindness and Compassion Key to Saving Planet

Max Guinn | Posted 02.10.2016 | Green
Max Guinn

Two experiences last summer changed the way I look at the world. I spoke on a panel with the Dalai Lama as part of the Global Compassion Summit in hon...

Who's Got the Power? We've Got the Power!

Natalie Pace | Posted 10.15.2015 | Green
Natalie Pace

The power to clean up our world lies more in our hands than most of us admit. (That's not to say that legislation isn't necessary, too.) Every day in every corner of the world, there are leaders and everyday folks living more sustainable lives, and leading by example.

Snippets Of Wisdom From The Dalai Lama On His 80th Birthday

Diana M. Raab | Posted 07.06.2016 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

To be in the presence of the Dalai Lama was awe-inspiring and left a long-lasting impression upon me. In his natural and self-effacing manner, he effortlessly spoke his mind, incorporating his wonderful sense of humor, infectious giggle, and penetrating intelligence.

8 Lessons We Can Learn From The Dalai Lama On His 80th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

In his lifetime, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has become the quintessential example of what it means to live each day with the utmost compassion. He is...

The Buddhist And The Neuroscientist

The Atlantic | Kathy Gilsinan | Posted 07.06.2015 | World

In 1992, the neuroscientist Richard Davidson got a challenge from the Dalai Lama. By that point, he’d spent his career asking why people respond to,...

Annual Buddhist Festival To Include Talks About Baltimore, Social Justice

Crystal Lewis | Posted 06.09.2016 | Religion
Crystal Lewis

Buddhists and meditation enthusiasts will gather near Washington, DC this week for Buddhafest, an annual event that includes a film festival, dharma talks, meditation sessions and music.

We Are Not so Different: Science and Religion

Marion Leary | Posted 06.05.2016 | Religion
Marion Leary

I am an agnostic scientist who happens to also be fascinated with the world's religions, especially the Abrahamic religions -- Christianity, Judaism and Islam.

How to Own Your Life

Ira Israel | Posted 05.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Here's an interview I recently gave... on how to own your life and stop creating suffering.

Gatekeeper of the Temple of the Heart: Juliet Hollister, Founder of The Temple of Understanding

Mike Schwager | Posted 05.25.2015 | Religion
Mike Schwager

My dear friend Juliet Hollister passed away in 2001. She was 84, going on 24. I never really dwelt on her age, for to know her was to know a youthful spirit, though more than likely a very old soul.

A Time for Prayer, Thanksgiving, Discernment and Strategic Nonviolent Action

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 01.26.2015 | Religion
Marian Wright Edelman

Through daily moral consciousness we must all counter the proliferating voices of racial and ethnic and religious division that are regaining too much respectability over the land.

Carol Kuruvilla

The Dalai Lama Gives New Yorkers A Lesson On Wisdom As Opponents Protest

HuffingtonPost.com | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.06.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK -- As protesters milled on the sidewalk outside, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama took center stage at the Beacon Theater on Monday with a le...

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...

The Dalai Lama Film : An Interview with Mickey Lemle

Stephanie Spiro | Posted 10.04.2014 | Arts
Stephanie Spiro

This month I'd like to focus on the timely and extraordinarily important Kickstarter campaign for filmmaker Mickey Lemle's The Dalai Lama Film, raising funds on Kickstarter until August 10th.

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 ...

A Compassionate and Holistic Economy, Where Local Is Global

Thierry Dufay | Posted 04.30.2014 | Impact
Thierry Dufay

What if we swap minimum wage with minimum existence? The essence should be a good and beautiful life. For people and for planet.

The Dalai Lama On Achieving Happiness: Use Your Heart And Your Brain

HuffPost Live | Ali Zaslav | Posted 02.27.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

His Holiness the Dalai Lama joined Willow Bay on Feb. 26 for a HuffPost Live conversation about happiness, mindfulness and success. After the inter...

Ann Brenoff

7 Things You Can Learn From Being In The Same Room As The Dalai Lama

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

WATCH: 'Technology Cannot Produce Compassion'

Posted 02.26.2014 | Healthy Living

With more than 8 million Twitter followers, the outside observer may assume that His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama knows a thing or two about (mindfull...

What The Dalai Lama Thinks Of The Mindful Revolution

Posted 02.26.2014 | Healthy Living

In the past year, the idea of mindful living has gotten significant attention in the media and in pop culture. But is mindfulness simply a trend, or i...

Dalai Lama On Hollywood: It's Bad For My Eyes And A Waste Of Time

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.26.2014 | Entertainment

It's safe to say that His Holiness the Dalai Lama will not be tuning in to the Academy Awards this Sunday. In a live-broadcast interview with Huff...