Dalai Lama on 2001

 


This is what The Dalai Lama has to say on the
millennium, which begins
01/01/2001. All it takes is a few seconds to
read and think about:
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1. Take into account that great love and great
achievements involve great risk.
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2. When you lose, don't lose the lesson.
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3. Follow the three Rs: Respect for self,
respect for others,  responsibility for all your actions.
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4. Remember that not getting what you want is
sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.

5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
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6. Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
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7. When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to
correct it.

8. Spend some time alone every day.
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9. Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
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10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
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11. Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you'll be able to enjoy it a second time.
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12. A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.
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13. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don't bring up the past.
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14. Share your knowledge. It's a way to achieve immortality.
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15. Be gentle with the earth.
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16. Once a year, go someplace you've never been before.
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17. Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
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18. Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
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19. Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.
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