An amusing story about HH The Dalai Lama

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Punya
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An amusing story about HH The Dalai Lama

Post by Punya » Thu Feb 27, 2014 4:49 pm

I Took the Dalai Lama to a Ski Resort and He Told Me the Meaning of Life

In the mid ’80s, I was living in Santa Fe, N.M., making a shabby living writing magazine articles, when a peculiar assignment came my way. I had become friendly with a group of Tibetan exiles who lived in a compound on Canyon...

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/cult ... _life.html
Just as the trunk of an ordinary tree
Lying in the forests of the Malaya mountains
Absorbs the perfume of sandal from the moist leaves and branches
So you come to resemble who whomever you follow.

~Words of My Perfect Teacher

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