Dalai Lama is a title given to spiritual leaders of the Tibetan people.
They are part of the Gelug or “Yellow Hat” school of Tibetan Buddhism, the newest of the schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
The Dalai Lama title was created by Altan Khan, the Prince of Shunyi, granted by Ming Dynasty, in 1578.
The Dalai Lama is considered to be the successor in a line of tulkus who are believed to be incarnations of Avalokiteśvara, a Bodhisattva of Compassion.
The name is a combination of the Mongolic word Dalai meaning “ocean” or “big” and the Tibetan word (bla-ma) meaning “master, guru”.
This article is about the Dalai Lama's thoughts on the The Madhyamaka also referred as "Middle Way".
It is based on the belief that all things are interconnected and interdependent, and that therefore no one thing can be considered in isolation.
The Dalai Lama's views on the "Middle Way"
This article discusses the Dalai Lama's views on the Middle Way Approach, a philosophy which advocates for a balanced and moderate approach to life.
While addressing the congregation at the .
Dalai Lama is a title given by the Tibetan people to the foremost spiritual leader of the Gelug or "Yellow Hat" school of Tibetan Buddhism, the newest and most dominant of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
The 14th and current Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso, who lives as a refugee in India. The Dalai Lama is also considered to be the successor in a line of tulkus who are believed to be incarnations .
Love, kindness, compassion, and tolerance are qualities common to all great religions, and whether or not we follow any particular religious tradition, the benefits of love and kindness are obvious to anyone.
What is compassion?
Compassion is the source of happiness. Compassion gives inner strength to keep calm in any situation.
Compassion has two functions: it causes our brain to function better and it brings inner strength. These, then, are the causes of happiness.
As human beings we .
Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama advice the scientific community in Japan to research on the human mind and ‘inner science’ in the collaborative Buddhist and scientific circles.
His Holiness Dalai Lama Dialogue in Modern Science
The Tibetan leader was also speaking at a dialogue on modern science and Buddhist science in Yokohama.
The Dalai Lama said,
“Scientists use their brilliant intelligence to concentrate on the physical matter. Now science should include investigation about mind and consciousness. .
Anything That Contradicts Experience and Logic Should Be Abandoned Tenzin Gyatso.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed .