“Don’t put limits on the Universe!” – was the first thought that popped into my mind as I was entering the huge stadium in the suburbs of Milan. I was there to see a press conference given by… you’d never guess… His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama! Himself!
If a few years ago someone had told me that this was going to happen, I’d probably have laughed, thinking that it was the craziest joke I had ever heard. But I am a believer now – if the Universe has a dinner with a Johnny Depp planned for me, so be it… I’ll take it humbly any day!
But back to the Dalai Lama’s lecture on happiness…
There is one concept that I would like to share with you, because I believe it can help you look at many life situations differently, more patiently, more wisely.
This concept talks about the underlying cause of all our unhappiness and misery. And no, it has nothing to do with past failures, lack of money or even a stupid boss.
To the Dalai Lama the cause of our problems lays in our ignorance. Although, it is not the kind of ignorance we usually think about. It is not the “lack of knowledge” or the “lack of education”.Read More