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Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-08-13 13:34

As the number of people affected by the worst floods in Pakistan that the country has witnessed in decades continu more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-08-12 11:13

On May 25, 2008, a tornado blew through Parkersburg, Iowa and destroyed half the town. As the longtime coach of the local high school football team, Ed Thomas knew how important football was to the community and he went straight to work on repairing the field that was lost in the storm. After a few months, the team was back on the playing field in time for the next season. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-08-05 11:48

The Dalai Lama returns to Canada this fall. From October 22 to 25, His Holiness will be in Toronto for a series of public talks put on by the Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre. It will be his first visit to Canada since his three-city tour last fall that included the 2009 Vancouver Peace Summit. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-08-03 13:07

The Dalai Lama Center would like to share with you a wonderful resource from The Elders. For those who are not familiar with The Elders, they are an independent group of eminent global leaders who offer their collective influence and experience to support peace building, help address major causes of human suffering and promote the shared interests of humanity. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-07-30 11:07

The Dalai Lama Center recently posted a video featuring Jim Carrey describing his Awakening after his encounters with Eckhart Tolle. After a number of you expressed both surprise and inspiration from seeing this other side of the funnyman, we thought we would share another excerpt from Carrey's talk. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-07-28 13:39

Earlier this year, TIME Magazine sat down with the Dalai Lama to ask him 10 questions. The questions ranged from the conflict in China to what it would be like to be someone other than the Dalai Lama. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-07-26 09:43

In April, we posted a video of 12-year-old Adora Svitak telling the world that we need to start being more "childish". more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-07-23 11:32

Last month, the DLC took a special look at how money and generosity play a role in our happiness. Today we'd like to share with you an interesting resource that traces happiness through location and time of a day. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-07-20 11:40

Yesterday on the Huffington Post, David Nichtern talked about the difficulty of acting compassionately. He described the feeling of it being "easy to be hard" and having to consciously focus on taking steps to help others. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-07-14 11:25

Here is a different side of Jim Carrey. His honest, candid, humble self discussing openly his life-long pursuit for meaning and purpose, his encounters with Eckhart Tolle and Awakening and his optimistic view of the emerging "New Earth." more