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dalai lama

4 Simple Ways to Be Happy

"The questions are complicated and the answers are simple" – Dr. Seuss

Silvia Mordini
June 13 2012

Dalai Lama: The Importance of Patience

"The practice of patience guards us against losing our presence of mind. It enables us to remain undisturbed, even when the situation is really...

May 3 2012

10 Quotes to Inspire Your Yoga Practice

I experience something different every time I step on my mat. On my "best" days I can breathe freely, twist like a pretzel, spring up into handstands...

Bridget Riepl
April 1 2012

6 Travel Truths About India

For a successful trip there are several truths worth knowing and putting into your back pocket. As a woman travelling alone these are some of the...

Heather Morton
March 28 2012

Dalai Lama: My Philosophy is Kindness

"There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness." 

February 28 2012

Dalai Lama on Love & Compassion

"We are all, by nature, clearly oriented toward the basic human values of love and compassion. We all prefer the love of others to their hatred. We...

January 20 2012

Dalai Lama: Give Thanks & Expand Your Heart

"Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my...

December 5 2011

Dalai Lama: Be Motivated by Compassion & Wisdom

"When we are motivated by compassion and wisdom, the results of our actions benefit everyone, not just our individual selves or some immediate...

October 24 2011

How the Shadow Heals

I was listening to a lecture on Buddhism by Dr. Robert Thurman at The Tibet House in NYC last spring, and the floor had been opened up for questions....

Cynthia Kagoshima
October 18 2011

Learning to Breathe

For years, I lived with a debilitating panic disorder; I hyperventilated so badly that I thought my chest would explode. But I also became fascinated...

Priscilla Warner
September 12 2011

To Protect or to Accept: A Buddhist response to Negativity

Before I begin, I want to say that I am thinking out loud here, using writing to help me think through a complicated issue. I have been practicing...

Alan Crawford
September 9 2011

Dalai Lama: Compassion Brings Happiness

"I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives. I'm not talking...

August 26 2011

Happy 76th Birthday to the Dalai Lama!

His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, celebrates his 76th birthday today. ABC reports that he'll be spending the day in Washington DC where thousands will...

July 6 2011

My 10 Favorite Quotes From the Dalai Lama During His Recent Visit to Australia

Earlier this year I'd booked two tickets for my husband and I to see His Holiness share his words of wisdom. I was fortunate enough to be one of more...

Amy Landry
June 23 2011

Dalai Lama on Meaningful Friends & Meaningful Days

"Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it...

June 9 2011

Dalai Lama on Gratitude & Kindness

"Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my...

Jason Wachob
June 3 2011

Q & A with Cyndi Lee: Om Yoga Icon

When anyone talks about the roots of their yoga practice in New York City, there's a good chance it traces back to yoga icon, Cyndi Lee. Cyndi founded...

Jason Wachob
May 24 2011

Frank Lipman & Robert Thurman at Tibet House: Your Mind and Your Health

Last week at the Tibet House in New York, Dr. Frank Lipman, founder of Eleven Eleven Wellness Center and an expert in integrative and functional...

Colleen Wachob
November 1 2010