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July 30, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“For any activity related to human society, compassion and love are vital, whether one is a politician, businessperson, scientist, engineer, or anything else. If such...

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“For any activity related to human society, compassion and love are vital,...

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July 16, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“The more we reflect on old age and death, the more we see it as a natural process. It is nothing extraordinary. If we prepare ourselves in this way, then when such...

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“The more we reflect on old age and death, the more we see it as a natural...

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July 2, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“Adopting an attitude of universal responsibility is essentially a personal matter. The real test of compassion is not what we say in abstract discussions but how we...

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“Adopting an attitude of universal responsibility is essentially a personal...

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June 25, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“If the generally accepted concept were to obtain what we really need and then be content, society would be completely different. We would not be always tortured by...

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“If the generally accepted concept were to obtain what we really need and...

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May 28, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“Just imagine if we all lived with no compassion, thinking only of ourselves. We would suffer greatly. The more you think of others, the happier you are.”          -...

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“Just imagine if we all lived with no compassion, thinking only of ourselves...

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May 14, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

The greater our awareness regarding the value and effectiveness of other religious traditions, then the deeper will be our respect and reverence toward other...

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The greater our awareness regarding the value and effectiveness of other...

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May 7, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

The purpose of all the major religious traditions is not to construct big temples on the outside, but to create temples of goodness and compassion inside, in our hearts. - His...

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The purpose of all the major religious traditions is not to construct big temples on...

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April 30, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

On the basis of the belief that all human beings share the same divine nature, we have a very strong ground, a very powerful reason, to believe that it is possible...

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On the basis of the belief that all human beings share the same divine...

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December 31, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe

The second session of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s teachings on the 18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries at Sera Monastery in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India, at the...

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The second session of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s teachings on the 18 Great Stages...

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