Dalai Lama Essays

  • The Dalai Lama

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    The Dalai Lama is a revolutionary because of the peace and love he spreads along his journey towards a Tibet free from china’s communist grasp. The Dalai Lama, often referred to as His Holiness, is the Head of state and spiritual leader of Tibet. The Dalai Lama fights a fierce battle with china, (Without weapons and without hate). He fights his battles with words giving speeches around the world while sharing messages of harmony and compassion. He does not believe violence would help anything. The

  • Dalai Lama

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    After browsing through multiple Dalai Lama Teachings I selected the teaching on “Human Rights, Democracy and Freedom”. The Dalai Lama’s message expressed how all human beings natural rights are inclusive and are necessary for our survival regardless of the conflicts or circumstances faced in society. There needs to be a better promotion of human values. The message also stated, in the time of need or difficulty humans need to come together and help each other out in order to “cultivate good human

  • The Influence Of The Dalai Lama

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    Chinese Communists invaded the country. In this scenario, the Dalai Lama has undertaken a role with responsibilities that no other previous leader of Tibet has on a global scale. Under the instruction of the Dalai Lama Tibet, decided to take a peaceful approach in defending their country. The Dalai Lama’s peaceful stance as well as his frequent engagement in teaching activities, has lead to widespread international support, this

  • Essay On The Dalai Lama

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    Buddhism in modern society, one cannot deny the importance of the Dalai Lama. For centuries, the incarnations of the Dalai Lama ruled over the people of Tibet both spiritually and politically. However it wasn’t until the last century that the popularity of the Dalai Lama made its way to western society. This essay will focus on the 14th and most recent Dalai Lama of Tibet. Many people in western society are aware of who the Dalai Lama is, but like me, had no idea how much significance he has to the

  • Pros And Cons Of Dalai Lama

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    government. This did not stop the Dalai lama as he released a statement saying only he has the authority to decide how and where his reincarnation shall take place. "I will leave clear written instructions about this. Bear in mind that, apart from the reincarnation recognized through such legitimate methods, no recognition or acceptance should be given to a candidate chosen for political ends by anyone, including those in the People's Republic of China," the Dalai Lama stated (International Business

  • Dalai Lama Analysis

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    The Dalai Lama and Howard Cutler in “The Source of Happiness” shows that “One method is obtaining everything that we want and desire-all the money, houses, and cars; the perfect mate and the perfect body.” (Dalai Lama and Cutler 27). The Dalai Lama gave an example to how people choose to find happiness in the world and believes how pretentious these ideas can be. If a person cannot be satisfied with what they have then it allow for there to be a flaw in that person’s life. The Dalai Lama wanted

  • The Book Of Joy Dalai Lama Analysis

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    The Book of Joy Dalai Lama’s The Book of Joy with Desmond Tutu and Douglas Abrams. Lama is going to give his the main three lessons from The Book of Joy: Joy, Acceptance, and 8 Pillars of Joy. Joy Joy is the number on lesson by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu. They see joy has meaning and a personal connection to get through. Dalai Lamas readers are told that you will not develop joy over night, yet you are going to get it deep down from inside of you over time. His readers are told you

  • Kindness Is Selfish: The Dalai Lama

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    Kindness is Selfish The Dalai Lama has said "Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions." It has been my experience that the most consistent, and reliable path to happiness is to show others kindness. When the world becomes too much to bear, and the trials of life seem insurmountable, an act of kindness can revitalize the spirit. To give kindness unconditionally is not only a way to bring light and joy into the life of someone else, it also brings light into the life

  • Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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    Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama Over the past few decades, there have been many political problems in Tibet. This can be attributed to the ongoing problem between Tibet and China. Tibet had previously, for many years, been faced with occupation by the forces of the People's Republic of China in their land. This was very alarming to many people, including the highly respected Dalai Lama of Tibet. The Dalai Lama has been a very influential person in Tibet's history and many of the decisions he

  • Dalai Lama Research Paper

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    The Dalai Lama is the leader of the Yellow Hat Sect of the Tibetan Buddhists. The Yellow Hat Sect originated in the 1300s with the first Dalai Lama being born in 1391, although the title of the Dalai Lama was not used until the 1570s. The Mongolian king at the time, Altan Kham, actually created the name Dalai Lama, meaning “ocean of wisdom” during the time of the third Dalai Lama. Tibetan Buddhists often refer to the Dalai Lama as the Rgyal-ba Rin-po-che as well, meaning “precious conqueror.” The

  • Dalai Lama Research Paper

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    The Dalai Lama consistently preaches nonviolence, and his beliefs and actions earned him the Nobel Prize for Peace. What are his beliefs and actions? Peruse some of his writings and read about the life he lives and the community he has established in India, and describe the witness of the Dalai Lama. What is his relationship with his native Tibet and with occupying China? And what does the future of the Dalai Lama position look like? Introduction The Dalai Lama was a great spiritual leader and a

  • Dalai Lama Compassion

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    The Dalai Lama defines compassion as having much empathy for others’ till we can start to share each others’ own suffering. Empathy should be presented towards all beings including our enemies; that is the most effortless and purest form of compassion. The Dalai Lama would argue that when it comes to the use of compassion in our professional life is somewhat crucial or else “our activities are in danger of becoming destructive.” (Dalai Lama, pg. 64). This meaning that we wouldn’t consider the things

  • Potala Palace: The Residence of the Dalai Lama

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    Constructed in the 7th Century, home to a government, a religious pilgrimage site, the residence of the Dalai Lama, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and located at twelve thousand feet above sea level, Potala Palace is an amazing architectural feat and the most important building in Tibet. The palace is admired as the symbol of Tibet as well as an illustration for the religious struggle for purification. Influences, both ancient and unexpected, relate this sacred symbol in stone to the rest of the

  • Comparison of Philosophies of Friedrich Nietzsche and the Dalai Lama

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    views of His Holiness the Dalai Lama (views on compassion surrounding religion) and Friedrich Nietzsche (views on "Morality as Anti-Nature" surrounding science). Dalai Lama through his reading seems to establish the concept that compassion is a "guide for ethical behavior", while Nietzsche strives to develop the concept that "moral pronouncements by major religions are designed to stifle people's natural behaviors." . His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso is the fourteenth Dalai Lama of the Tibetan Buddhist

  • What Is The Dalai Lama Pluralism

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    In 1937, Tenzin Gyatso was chosen as the 14th Dalai Lama at the tender age of two years old. The Dalai Lama is considered to be the transcendent and sequential head of Tibet. He was able to assume his position a few years later, but had to flee his home in 1959 due to the Chinese occupation of Tibet. The Dalai Lama has worked incessantly to encourage the peaceful liberation of Tibet ever since that particular time period. His Holiness the Dalai Lama, as he is entitled, has taken this specific time

  • Dalai Lama Research Paper

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    deliver 140 characters of religious inspiration. Thus, the use of technology such as Twitter is to enhance the way we communicate and how effectively we can communicate to one another. Especially seeing prominent leaders such as His Holiness the Dalai Lama using Twitter by means of personal communication that outreaches to followers who can be given the opportunity to be counseled or even followers to have fellowship by the subject and tone of messages perceived through his tweets. Yet, through

  • Chinese Culture: The Dalai Lama

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    religion. A huge part of a few of their religions is the Dalai Lama, a being that they say chose reincarnation over nirvana. A snip-it from the book talks about the Dalai Lama and it’s story of how it came to be. “The Dalai Lama is believed to be bodhisattva, a compassionate being who has chose reincarnation over nirvana, deliverance from the cycle of birth, suffering, and death, in order to serve people.” (Page 74,The People of China). The Dalai Lama is extremely different from what I believe in my culture

  • Heinrich In Tibet

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    life, but after he had spent a few years in Tibet he changed to a much better person. We find that Heinrich is very self-centred throughout his experience, Heinrich soon discovers he needs help from others throughout his journey and meeting the Dalai Lama changes Heinrich and his view on life and other cultures. At the start of Heinrich’s journey we find Heinrich is very self-centred. This is shown in various parts of Heinrich’s experience, some include; when Heinrich is explaining that “it’s the

  • Essay About Dalai Lama

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    The Dalai Lama Ava Nayar Religion Task Mrs Kimble Introduction The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, describes himself as a simple monk, yet is perceived as the spiritual leader of tibet. Tibet is located to the south-west of China, also bordering India, Nepal, Burma and Bhutan. The Dalai Lama was situated in strict seclusion in Tibet from the time he was two years old, only communicating with his immediate family and treated as a virtual prisoner. Tibetans believed without the Dalai Lama, there

  • The Wise Fourteenth Dalai Lama

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    The wise fourteenth Dalai Lama once said, “...Human satisfaction must ultimately come from within oneself.” Life satisfaction is a fulfillment of one’s life expectations or wishes. It is important for one to be satisfied with their life so that they do not look back into their past and have regrets and disappointment because of missed opportunities. For most people, life satisfaction comes from enjoying everyday life and what they have made of themselves. When people are unsatisfied with their life