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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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Compassion and the Moral Law

Compassion and the Moral Law Carl Hildebrand University College, University of Oxford Download PDF The idea of an ethics of compassion appeals powerfully to our common sense; it seems at once noble and nurturing, and to connect with our everyday experience of the moral life. How shall I respond to … Continue reading

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Monawar Hussain Joins DLCC Advisory Board

The DLCC is delighted to announce that Imam Monawar Hussain has agreed to join its board of advisors. Monawar read Theology at the University of Oxford and trained as an Imam under the late Shaykh Dr Zaki Badawi KBE. He is the Imam at Eton College and Muslim Chaplain and … Continue reading

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Being Mortal, Review Essay

Atul Gawande, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, Metropolitan Books, 2014, $15.60 (Hbk), ISBN 9780805095159 Michael Hawking University of Michigan Download PDF Modern medical advances have lengthened the human life span, such that it is now longer than it has been at any point in human history. … Continue reading

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Compassion and World Affairs

Several events over the course of my Masters Degree at Oxford have taught me about the role of compassion in our lives, and indeed the various understandings and definitions of the term. In November 2014 I attended a conference hosted by the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion in Oxford, which … Continue reading

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A Day With The Dalai Lama

Personal Reflections by the Director of Communications of the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion. The energy and commitment that the Dalai Lama has – at the age of 80 – for inspiring compassionate action is quite simply astounding. On Tuesday, we had the pleasure of spending over four hours in … Continue reading

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His Holiness’ Address to the Fellows of the DLCC

It was my great privilege to attend an address delivered by His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama to the fellows of the DLCC at Rhodes House, Oxford, earlier this week. Accompanied by the Director of the DLCC, Alexander Norman, and his translator, Geshe Tashe Tsering, His Holiness ranged … Continue reading

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Visit to the DLCC Photo Gallery

On Monday the 14th of September 2015 His Holiness the Dalai Lama visited the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion for its official inauguration. A selection of pictures from the day’s events may be viewed below.                         Related posts: The … Continue reading

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Dalai Lama Celebrates Inauguration of DLCC in Oxford

On Monday the 14th of September His Holiness the Dalai Lama visited Oxford for the formal launch of the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion. Following a press conference at Magdalen College, the Dalai Lama arrived at Rhodes House for an event with local school children. His Holiness then addressed the … Continue reading

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Keith Abel joins Advisory Board of the DLCC

Acclaimed businessman, Keith Abel has joined the Advisory Board of the DLCC. After failing his bar exams in 1988 Keith Abel began selling potatoes door to door in Catford. Potatoes became organic potatoes which in turn became organic vegetable boxes, through the limited company Abel & Cole. Keith sold Abel … Continue reading

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