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Dalai Lama: We Must Learn More About Each Other January 30, 2012

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Exclusive Interview done by Russian Journalist Olga Lipich

Translated by Elena Shlychkov.

More than seven thousand pilgrims from Russia, China, India, Mongolia, Japan, USA and other countries came to learn religious teachings on the eve of 2012. This event was held by the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, the Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, XIV, at the request of Russian Buddhists in their Indian residence in the city Dharamsala (foothills of the Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh).

From Russia (mostly from Buryatia, Kalmykia, Tuva, as well as Moscow, St. Petersburg and other big cities) half a thousand people came to listen to “Ocean Teacher” (translated as The Dalai Lama), incarnation of Avalokitesvara Buddha of compassion. He spoke about relations with Russia, the renunciation of political power, on how to achieve harmony between people of different faiths and the root causes of the global crisis.



Compassion vs. Daily Dilemmas January 13, 2012

Filed under: Sound and Music — skyscraperyoga @ 2:35 am

During a time of economic troubles almost everyone is at risk of some sort and is in need of our support and assistance. Everyone is dealing with controversial dilemmas especially our majority – middle age folks. It is hard to admit that after “4 years of college and plenty of knowledge”, after all those years you spent getting your diplomas and degrees at the University, you still have no true passion for anything but gossip, are bored with your job, and you feel that it is really “sucks to be you”.
But what if we will turn our hearts and heads towards compassion and see that there are struggles even greater than yours?