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The Dalai Lama

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama is the current spiritual leader of the Guleg (“Yellow Hat”) school of Tibetan Buddhism and is considered the religious and political leader of Tibet. He has lived in exile in India since the Chinese annexation of Tibet in 1959, and in 1989, he won the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to peacefully liberate Tibet from China. Since retiring from his political role in 2011, his principal commitments have included helping others understand and experience happiness, encouraging harmony among the world’s religions, and preserving Tibetan language and culture. He is the author of more than one hundred books.

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Dealing with Negative Emotions

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s advice on how to deal with negative emotions during his meeting with a group of young women at his residence in Dharamshala, HP, India on April 27, 2018.

The Four Noble Truths

This book contains the essential guide to some of the central Buddhist teachings based on the recent UK lectures by his holiness. This volume includes:- ‘The Four Noble truths’, one of the most central tenets of Tibetan Buddhism. The need to balance spiritual and material values.

How to Mind Your Feelings

While we can’t control when we feel anger or fear—or how strongly—we can gain some control over what we do while in their grip. If we can develop inner radar for emotional danger, we gain a choice point the Dalai Lama urges us to master.

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.

Project Happiness

Happiness, I want more! From the alleys of Nigeria and the beaches of California to the mountains of India, ordinary young people lead us on an extraordinary journey to explore the nature of lasting happiness and end up starting a movement.

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Finding Happiness in Troubled Times

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's public talk on Finding Happiness in Troubled Times organized by the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) and Choe Khor Sum Ling in Bangalore, India, on January 30th, 2011.

The Way of Chuang Tzu

Working from existing translations, Thomas Merton composed a series of his own versions of the classic sayings of Chuang Tzu, the most spiritual of Chinese philosophers. Chuang Tzu, who wrote in the fourth and third centuries B.C.

Love is the absence of judgment.

The Dalai Lama: Happiness from Within

In this essay, I discuss what enduring happiness means according to the Buddhist perspective and the ways in which the Dalai Lama embodies this enduring happiness.

Dalai Lama Renaissance

In 1999, the Dalai Lama meets with a self-titled "Synthesis" group, made up of 40 Western "renaissance" thinkers who hope to change the world and resolve many of the world's problems, but actually end up transforming themselves.

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