FacebookTwitter

BLOGS

Ancient Wisdom: Modern World

Reflections on Professor Paul Lodge’s Michaelmas 2016 seminars on the Dalai Lama’s Ethics In Michaelmas term 2016, the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion (DLCC) sponsored a public seminar series led by DLCC Fellow Professor Paul Lodge, based on the Dalai Lama’s 1999 book, Ancient Wisdom, Modern World: Ethics for a New … Continue reading

Posted in BLOGS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Posted on by Ralph Weir

Personal Virtue and Economics

Reflections Professor Kenneth Stikkers’ October 28th lectures for the DLCC On Friday 28th of October I had the pleasure of hearing Professor Kenneth Stikkers speak on the philosophy of economics for the DLCC. Both of Professor Stikkers’ talks focussed on the question whether, contrary to classical economic theory, personal virtue has … Continue reading

Posted in BLOGS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Posted on by Ralph Weir

Compassion and Naturalism

In the run up to HH the Dalai Lama’s second official visit to the DLCC we are publishing short reflections from DLCC Fellows on His Holiness’ previous visit and the aims of the Centre. The following is from philosopher, Dr Dr Benedikt Paul Göcke: There is more to life than … Continue reading

Posted in BLOGS | Tagged , , , , , , | Posted on by DLCC

Taking Three Commitments: An Experiment in Ethical Living

Just over a month ago I my exchanged life as an Oxford academic for that of a volunteer teacher and free-lance writer based in a small hill-station in central India, where my wife and I are home-schooling our two children. It is a big change, and we are still finding … Continue reading

Posted in BLOGS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Posted on by DLCC

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

Posted in BLOGS | Tagged , , , , , , | Posted on by DLCC

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

Posted in BLOGS | Tagged , , , , | Posted on by Kerry Smallman

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

Posted in BLOGS | Tagged , , , , , | Posted on by Nikolas Prassas

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

Posted in BLOGS, EVENTS, NEWS | Tagged , , , , , , | Posted on by DLCC

Report on University of Tokyo Studentship

Between June 26th and August 14th I have the privilege of working as a visiting research student at the University of Tokyo, with the generous support of the Dalai Lama Centre. I have been hosted by Professor Otabe Tanehisa of the Faculty of Letters, and am pursuing research on the … Continue reading

Posted in BLOGS | Tagged , , , , , , , | Posted on by Samuel C.P. Hughes

How Glastonbury Reacted To The Dalai Lama

They say that nobody is as big as Glastonbury. Not Mick Jagger, not Kanye West, not even Lionel Ritchie can compete with the 5-day celebration of life, music, freedom and creativity that is Glastonbury Festival. Would the Dalai Lama be any different? Would he be just another face in an … Continue reading

Posted in BLOGS | Tagged , , , | Posted on by Kerry Smallman