Quotes – Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama

The 14th Dalai Lama (religious name: Tenzin Gyatso, shortened from Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso, born Lhamo Dondrub, 6 July 1935) is the current Dalai Lama, as well as the longest-lived incumbent. Dalai Lamas are amongst the head monks of the Gelug school, the newest of the schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, and is also well known for his lifelong advocacy for Tibetans inside and outside Tibet.

“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves” Dalai Lama

“Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.” Dalai Lama

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” Dalai Lama

“People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road does not mean they are lost.”  Dalai Lama

“There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.” Dalai Lama

“Don’t let the behavior of others destroy you inner peace”  Dalai Lama

“In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.”  Dalai Lama

“The purpose of religion is to control yourself, not to criticize others.” Dalai Lama