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Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-09-08 09:57

Yesterday, we shared a Princeton study that found that after a certain point, money does not lead to our emotional well-being, although it does tend to make us think that it will. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-09-03 08:46

The 50th anniversary celebrations of Tibetan democracy was commemorated yesterday in Bylakuppe, the largest Tibetan settlement in India where the first Tibetan General Meeting concluded yesterday. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-08-31 10:22

If you're looking for a place to find news that doesn't put a damper on your day, the people at Happy News have the website for you. Happy News puts a positive spin on current events "geared to lift spirits and inspire lives". The stories range from a 70-year-old jockey incredibly winning a horse race to the rebuilding of Haitian schools. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-08-26 10:47

Karen Armstrong, founder of the Charter for Compassion, was asked recently what she thought of the controversy surrounding the Park51 community center, or the "Ground Zero mosque". She argues that it’s important to “make room for the other,” and concludes that the center could serve to “make peace at the site of tragedy.” more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-08-25 10:36

Did you attend the 2009 Vancouver Peace Summit or watch it online? Has hearing the stories and wisdom of over twenty of the leading architects of change made a difference in your life? If so, the Dalai Lama Center wants to hear your stories of inspiration. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-08-23 11:15
Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-08-19 10:46

As the floods in Pakistan continue to effect 15 to 20 million people, The Elders have released a statement urging the world to "respond more quickly and generously to help the millions of people whose lives and livelihoods have been shattered by the floods."Ela Bhatt had this to say: more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-08-17 12:47

If the now infamous Jet Blue flight attendant Steven Slater showed us the extreme way of handling in-flight stresses, this Lufthansa flight attendant shows us perhaps a more moderate way. And by the looks of the passengers, it was certainly more enjoyable. more