Monday, June 29, 2015

Happy Birthday to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama!

July 6th 2015 is HHDL's 80th Birthday!

Happy Birthday to HHDL at the Glastonbury Festival this last weekend!
The Central Somerset Gazette published some of his quotes for inspiration:

 “If there is a 'Oneness of Humanity', then there is no basis to kill. I love my life. Everyone has the right to live happily. Most problems are created by man. Killing, bullying, cheating exploitation. We have to find long term solutions. This very difficult.
 “The existing education system is very much orientated about material values. This creates anger, hate. negative thinking … If we continue teaching on the value of external, material values it will be hard to find solution.”
 “Inner value needs to be added to education from university to kindergarten. From kindergarten right up to university. I think it’s better to include some moral education.”
 “The long term solution of man-made problems we must look at education, about warm-heartedness or sense of care.”
“The gap between rich and poor is not only morally wrong, but practically wrong.”
 “Keep inner strength and then utilise common sense and look at things realistically.”
 If he could have a day off from being Dalai Lama, he would go back to his farming village and drive a tractor.
 “We are all human, we all have the same potential, potential for positive or potential for negative”

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