New Delhi, India — “We are social animals who biologically need karuna or compassion and as long as we have compassion, we’ll be physically and mentally fit," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said when speaking to a group of students and teachers from South Asian countries who have been taking part in workshops about universal values and secular ethics in New Delhi, India on April 4, 2019.
Mumbai, India —"The message religions convey about love, tolerance and contentment provide a viewpoint to counter these destructive emotions," His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, adding: "India is the one country that could combine modern education with the ancient knowledge of how to recognise and tackle our afflictive emotions."
Yokohama, Japan — For a happy life, physical well-being is important, but true wellness must include a happy mind, which can be achieved by treating others with trust and affection- whether religious or non-religious - was one major message in a talk by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to a strong crowd of 5000 at the Pacifico Yokohama National Convention Hall in Yokohama, Japan, on November 14, 2018.
Dharamshala, India — Explaining the content of these sutras and treatises can be classified into three categories: science, philosophy and religion, the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama told a group of young Indian scholars that the Buddhist "scientific and philosophical content can be studied in an objective academic context."
Dharamshala, India — Setting two purposes for the Dialogue with Chinese Scientists about Quantum Effects, a three day event, which took place in the Indian city of Dharamshala this week, His Holiness the Dalai Lama says, "Consequently, in our education programs, in addition to advice about physical hygiene and its benefits for physical health, we need to teach about emotional hygiene—how to tackle our destructive emotions. It should be our aim to be both physically and mentally fit."