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The Dalai Lama on the Millennium April 10, 2008

Filed under: Buddhism,healing,inspiration,peace — Karen Shafer @ 5:01 pm

Thanks to my friend, Lynn Trostel, for sending this along.

This is what The Dali Lama has to say on the
millennium, which begins 01/01/2010.

1. Take into account that great love and great
achievements involve great risk.

2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.

3. Follow the three Rs: Respect for self, respect for
others, responsibility for all your actions.

4. Remember that not getting what you want is
sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.

5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them
properly.

6. Don’t let a little dispute injure a great
friendship.

7. When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take
immediate steps to correct it.

8. Spend some time alone every day.

9. Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your
values.

10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best
answer.

11. Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get
older and think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a
second time.

12. A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation
for your life.

13. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with
the current situation. Don’t bring up the past.

14. Share your knowledge. It’s a way to achieve
immortality.

15. Be gentle with the earth.

16. Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been
before.

17. Remember that the best relationship is one in
which your love for each other exceeds your need for
each other.

18. Judge your success by what you had to give up in
order to get it.

19. Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.

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2 Responses to “The Dalai Lama on the Millennium”

  1. Leslie D. Says:

    Hi, Karen!
    I love the comments from the Dalai Lama. I would love to have a copy of this. Thanks for including it here on your site!
    Leslie

  2. Karen Shafer Says:

    Hi, Leslie!

    Happy to hear from you. I have a printed copy I can give you. Glad you like it.

    Karen


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