Dalai Lama Quotes (62 quotes)
“All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.”
As quoted in Especially for Christians: Powerful Thought-provoking Words from the Past (2005) by Mark Alton Rose, p. 19
Missing peace: artists & the Dalai Lama : Committee of 100 for Tibet & the Dalai Lama Foundation (2006 edition), Earth Aware Editions
His Holiness the Dalai Lama: the oral biography (2005 edition), Wiley
“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.”
"A Talk to Western Buddhists" p. 89
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Born: July 6, 1935 (age 83)
Bio: The 14th Dalai Lama (religious name: Tenzin Gyatso) is the current Dalai Lama, as well as the longest lived incumbent. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, and is also well known for his lifelong advocacy for Tibetans inside and outside Tibet.
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