A simple Buddhist Monk and a spiritual leader, Lhamo Thondup was born on 6th July 1935, in Taktser, China, northeast of Tibet. Later on, Lhamo Thondup was renamed Tenzin Gyatso. And then at the age of two years, he was recognized as the reincarnation of the previous 13th Dalai Lama, Thubten Gyatso.
The Dalai Lamas are considered to be the demonstrations of Avalokiteshvara or Chenrezig, the Bodhisattva of Compassion and the patron saint of Tibet. Bodhisattvas are realized beings inspired by a wish to attain Buddhahood for the benefit of all sentient beings, who have vowed to be reborn in the world to help humanity.
The spiritual leader began his monastic education at the age of six. The major subjects included logic, fine arts, Sanskrit grammar, and medicine. The minor subjects were poetry, drama, astrology, composition & synonyms.
He proposed a 5-Point Peace Plan for Tibet on 21st September 1987 in an address to members of the United States Congress in Washington, DC as the first step towards a peaceful solution to the worsening situation in Tibet.
Dalai Lama is a man of peace. In 1989, the holy man was awarded the Noble Peace Prize for his non-violent struggle for the liberation of Tibet. He became the first Noble Laureate to be recognized for his concern for global environmental problems.
The spiritual leader is full of wise words and full of positivity-filled attitude. His words are as noble and peaceful as him. So let’s have a look at the noble Quotes by Dalai Lama.
Dalai Lama Quotes
“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” – Dalai Lama
“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” — Dalai Lama
“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama
“Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.” – Dalai Lama
“We are all here on this planet as tourists. None of us can live here forever.” – Dalai Lama
“Happiness is not something readymade it comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama
“In order to carry a positive action, we must develop here a positive vision.” – Dalai Lama
“Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.” – Dalai Lama
“We can never obtain peace …