Dalai Lama
the 13 Dalai Lama - temporal leader of Tibet
• Art of Happiness
• And Open Heart
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Geshe Gyeltsen
known for great compassion and mastery of the Dharma

• Gelug School
• 8 Verses of Mind Training
• 37 Practices
Lama Ole Nydahl perhaps the best known Western Lama
• Diamond Way
• Master of Phowa
• Conscious Dying
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In the evaluation of a Spiritual Path, first one must learn about this path. If it is an established path then there should be literature available on it. In most cases there will be websites and our links section is full of webs on many paths and as we become aware of more sites we are always adding them.

Here are the key questions you must ask about a path:

Does the path teach equality of both sexes and all races?
If a path teaches sexism saying that either men or women are superior or inferior then this is a sign that the path is a negative path.
If a path teaches racism saying that a certain race of people are bad, or that a certain race is superior then this is a sign that it is destructive path.

Does the path teach its followers to make war on people who are not on that path?
If a path teaches making war on unbelievers this is a big sign that it is not a good path.

Does the path teach the abuse of children or women?
If a path teaches abuse of children or women, then this is an obvious sign that it is not a good path

And always remember this:
"Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it.
Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations.
Do not believe in anything because it is spoken and rumored by many.
Do not believe in anything simply because it is written in your religious books.
Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders.
But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason, and is conducive to the good and benefit of all, then accept it and live up to it."
Shakyamuni Buddha .

Have you read the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

Did you know that there is a translation into every language?

Read the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and share it!

Buddha Dharma ::
The quality of life in the realm of the gods may look superior to our own, yet the masters tell us that human life is infinitely more valuable. Why?
Because of the very fact that we have the awareness and intelligence that are the raw materials for enlightenment, and because the very suffering that pervades this human realm is itself the spur to spiritual transformation.
Pain, grief, loss, and ceaseless frustration of every kind are there for a very real and dramatic purpose: to wake us up, to enable, almost to force us to break out of the cycle of samsara and so release our imprisoned splendor.
Sogyal Rinpoche
New Thought ::
Change your Mind ~
Change Your Life - This powerful path offers an integrated approach rooted in timeless principles of transformation.
The Mystic Path ::
Today's physicist is well aware of quantuum mechanics and the theory of relativity, parallel universes and string theory. Something mystics have believed for thousands of years.
Love versus Fear :: It is important to choose a love based path. It is easy to get snared then deceived by fear based religions. Exercise your right to religion Freedom!

Wisdom is found within, the key is compassion. It is essential to combine compassion with wisdom. This is like having two legs. With only one you can't even limp but with both you can stride to the top of the mountain. Wisdom allows you to see clearly to take compassionate action or refrain from action to create good results.
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