What are the instructions for life according to the Dalai Lama?

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What are the instructions for life according to the Dalai Lama?

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They are many and varied… but the general gist is to rid yourself of the desire for wealth and possessions, to be kind to all life, and to attempt to achieve spiritual nirvana. Edit for accuracy: Here is the actual list I think- * Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. * When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. * Follow the three R’s: – Respect for self. – Respect for others. – Responsibility for all of your actions. * Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. * Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly. * Don’t let a little dispute injure a great friendship. * When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it. * Spend some time alone every day. * Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values. * Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer. * Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time. * A

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The Eightfold Path, which is another term for Buddhism. The Dalai Lama doesn’t make up his own ‘instructions’ remember but is primarily a Buddhist monk and teacher, as well as the head of one Tibetan Buddhist tradition.

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