We are all on this planet together. We are all brothers and sisters with the same physical and mental faculties, the same problems, and the same needs. We must all contribute to the fulfillment of the human potential and the improvement of the quality of life a s much as we are able. [Human]kind is crying out for help. Ours is a desperate time. Those who have something to offer should come forward. Now is the time.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, describes himself as a simple Buddhist monk. He is the spiritual leader of Tibet. He was born on July 6,1935, to a farming family, in a small hamlet located in Taktser, Amdo, northeastern Tibet. To learn more, click here.
What have you come forward to offer? Do you have something to offer which you have not shared yet? What’s holding you back?
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Monks in Our Midst: writings by monks from the 3rd to the 21st centuries.