Thursday, November 21, 2013

The Dalai Lama Talks about Happiness and Farting

I am a spiritual person but do not follow any organized religion.  There is one religious leader that I particularly admire. That would be the Dalai Lama of Tibet.  He is a globally recognized and respected religious leader who seems genuine; a human being who exudes humility and non-violent compassion. Thanks to my friend and inspiring mentor, Michael Tobias, I once had the opportunity to  attend an event in which the Dalai Lama was the guest of honor.  He dresses simply and projects a wonderful kind of charisma and kindness. He was warm and laughed easily. I found him very likeable.

You have to like a person of the Dalai Lama's influence and stature, who is able to express himself candidly and laugh about something as mundane as farting.

The Dalai Lama and a young friend

Here is a link to the wonderful video that features the Dalai Lama imparting his wisdom on the nature of happiness and also on the very human predilection to pass gas...

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