20 Most Important Life Lessons From The Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama life lessons

I love the Dalai Lama. And I try my best to incorporate the Dalai Lama’s lessons for life. Here are 20 of the Dalai Lama’s best life lessons that you can make use of today. 


Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.


When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.


Spend some time alone every day.


Follow the three R’s:

–  Respect for self,

–  Respect for others and

–  Responsibility for all your actions.


When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.


Don’t let a little dispute injure a great relationship.


Not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.


In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don’t bring up the past.



Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.


Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.


A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.



Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.



Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time.


Be gentle with the earth.


Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.


Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.


Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.


Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.






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