The 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso is one of the most influential Buddhist leaders in Tibetan Buddhism. He is the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
An advocate for a world free of nuclear weapons, he is currently serving on the Advisory Council of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.
The Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education in Vancouver was endorsed by the Dalai Lama to advance social and emotional development of children.
“A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals the secret of some hidden treasure.” ―Dalai Lama
“The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred.” ―Dalai Lama
“Every day, think as you wake up: Today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others; to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. I am going to have kind thoughts towards others, I am not going to get angry or think badly about others. I am going to benefit others as much as I can.” ―Dalai Lama
“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” ―Dalai Lama
“Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.” ―Dalai Lama
“The more you are motivated by love, The more fearless & free your action will be.” ―Dalai Lama
“To conquer oneself is a greater victory than to conquer thousands in a battle.” ―Dalai Lama
“I defeat my enemies when I make them my friends.” ―Dalai Lama
“Love is the absence of judgment.” ―Dalai Lama
“The aim of refuge is to transform an ordinary person into a Buddha. When this has been accomplished, the purpose of refuge has been fulfilled. It is the moment when our mind becomes Buddha; our speech becomes Dharma and our body, Sangha.” ―Dalai Lama