Dali Lama Inner Values

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Dalai Lama

Religious Traditions: * Follows tradition of Buddhism * Known for being the spiritual head of Tibetan * Unlike other religions, Buddhism centre’s within the mind and having not having a supreme god but instead, a teacher * There are many representations of the Buddha

Tibetan Buddhism

* To become enlightened * Dedication * Meditation <- main activity * Calm, clarity

Succeeding Generations

* Education, skills and expertise * Show interest in the global preparation issue * Our determination and will power to change the world -> combined: sources of our strength

Quote: “No matter what obstacles or difficulties, we can overcome these problems.”

3 Main Commitments In Life * Promotion of human values -> compassion, forgiveness, tolerance, contentment and self-discipline * All human beings are the same * All want happiness and do not want any suffering * Promotion of religious harmony and understanding the worlds major religious traditions * Important for all religious traditions to respect one another and recognize the value of each others respective traditions. * To work to preserve Tibet’s Buddhist culture, a culture of peace and non violence

Ethical Decision Making * “In order to lead a meaningful life, you need to cherish others, pay attention to human values and cultivate inner peace.” * “Pour main aim is to promote human values with a view to creating a more peaceful world for its seven million inhabitants. The purpose is not to wield power and influence, but to create inner peace.” * * “By inner values, I mean the qualities that we all appreciate In others, and toward which we all have a natural instinct bequeathed by our biological nature as animals that survive and there only in an environment of concern, affection and warm heartedness or in a single word,…...

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