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  1. Means to develop self confidence
    ( Published in Tibet Journal 1993 )

    In Buddhism, mind is considered to be of paramount importance. While other religions emphasize the role of faith in their practice, Buddhism focuses primarily on controlling the mind. For if our mind is not under control, there can be no progress towards the spiritual path. Our mind is distracted by external circumstances and clouded by disturbing thoughts. However, if one balances the mind there arise self-confidence with which we can fulfill our aims and objectives. continue >>
  2. A brief explanation of Buddhist philosophy
    ( Breaking Silence in support of Tibet, released on the occasion of Festival of Tibet 2000, Bombay )

    The Buddha is the supreme friend of all the mundane worlds, possessed of an inconceivable treasury of knowledge, who clearly and truthfully shows the path to higher rebirth, liberation and Buddha-hood. Just as the lion's roar subdues the wolves, so also the Buddha clearly declaims the teachings of Dependent Worlds are completely obscured by the darkness of ignorance. Sentient beings are bound by the suffering of being born and becoming old, sick and dying, they are constantly afflicted by disturbing thoughts and fearful of the external elements. continue >>
  3. Coping with personal threats

    In life while dealing with people of different mentalities and varying temperaments, we often tend to hold others in contempt because of some words of criticism they let loose on us either consciously or sometimes casually. continue >>
  4. Conflict resolution from a Buddhist perspective

    Every sentient being is so unique and has been gifted with talents to deal with life in their own way, since every one of us are coming along with habitual collection of so many different experiences through many lifetimes. Even in this life, we come across different people, environments and are influenced accordingly. So, the process of judgement differs from one person to another, due to different frames of references, different conditional process and simple habits that we are ingrained within from childhood. continue >>
  5. Tibetan Temple in Hindi
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