Monday, March 3, 2014

What Surprises The Dalia Lama Most About Humanity...

The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity answered 'Man.
Because man sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices his money to recuperate his health.
And then he's so anxious about his future
he doesn't enjoy the present.
The result being that he doesn't live in the present or the future.
He lives as if he's never going to die and then does die having never really lived'...

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  1. He is so right. Nobody could have said it better.

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    1. Actually someone did - Jim Brown. http://www.wordsofjoy.com/James_Brown_BIO.htm

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    2. Thanks for that Graham. Jim Brown certainly did say it well in his 'Interview With God'...

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  2. In april 2011 Dalai Lama visited Denmark and I had the possibility to join his lecture. This humouros, gentle and wise man filled the room with his presence. What a great day. He's really a spiritual superstar.

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    1. I had the pleasure and the privilege of being in close proximity to the man and watching, listening to him in the late 1990's here in New Zealand.
      An unforgettable experience...

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  3. I love this. Pip

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  4. When I shared this with a friend, he sent me the following back. Good reminder! http://kennethwongsf.blogspot.com/2013/04/einstein-dalai-lama-and-forgotten-art.html

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