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Oxford Classes on Buddhist Ethics

This Hilary Term the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion will be offering a series of lectures introducing Buddhist ethics. The series will be delivered by Dr Dechen Rochard, Fellow of the DLCC. It will take place from 5:30pm-6:30pm on Wednesdays at Seminar Room East, Mansfield College with the first meeting taking place … Continue reading

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Compassion Talks at Brighton College

As part of a planned Compassion For Schools initiative, Alex Norman, Director DLCC, spent the morning of October 18th with children of various ages at Brighton College, speaking about the ethics of compassion. In his Assembly address, he described how as an infant the Dalai Lama was identified as the … Continue reading

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Rupert Gethin to Become Honorary Fellow of the DLCC

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Professor Rupert Gethin has accepted an Honorary Fellowship with the DLCC. Professor Gethin, who has been president of the Pali Text Society since 2003, was appointed Lecturer in Indian Religions at the University of Bristol in 1987, and then Professor of … Continue reading

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Derek Parfit to become Honorary Fellow of the DLCC

The DLCC is delighted to announce that preeminent ethicist, Professor Derek Parfit, will be joining the centre as an Honorary Fellow. Professor Parfit is Emeritus Senior Research Fellow at All Souls College, University of Oxford, and has taught as a visiting professor of philosophy at New York University, Harvard, and … Continue reading

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Thupten Jinpa, A Fearless Heart

On June 18th 2015 the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion hosted the distinguished Tibetan philosopher and chief English translator for His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Thuptem Jinpa to speak about his new book A Fearless Heart. In this book Jinpa shows us how compassion can reduce stress and lead to … Continue reading

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Being Kind to Oneself Means Being Kind to Others

Being Kind to Oneself Means Being Kind to Others: A Buddhist Approach to Rational Self-Interest, Selflessness, and Altruism Tenzin Dechen Rochard Stipendiary Fellow of the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion Download PDF 1. Loving-kindness When I was a young teenager I was very inspired by a passage from the Bible, … Continue reading

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Conference Videos

All the footage from our first conference is now up on the videos page of the website. The videos are as follows: Alexander Norman: Welcome and Introduction The DALAI LAMA CENTRE FOR COMPASSION is a non-confessional, interdisciplinary research centre and policy think-tank. Its foremost concern is to research compassion and … Continue reading

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