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20 Ways to Get Good Karma
By The Dalai Lama
Published 11/16/2006 Wisdom Rating:

Instructions for Life by The Dalai Lama
1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. 3. Follow the three R’s: - Respect for self, - Respect for others and - Responsibility for all your actions. 4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. 5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly. 6. Don’t let a little dispute injure a great relationship. 7. When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it. 8. Spend some time alone every day. 9. Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values. 10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer. 11. Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time. 12. A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life. 13. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don’t bring up the past. 14. Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality. 15. Be gentle with the earth. 16. Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before. 17. Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other. 18. Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it. 19. If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. 20. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. Ask The Dalai Lama a Question

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vmsivadas Rating: said this on 11 Jul 2007 7:33:49 PM EST Excellent the site
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. (Reply to this comment) Mark Rating: said this on 16 Apr 2009 2:45:38 AM EST Sure wished my life had all of these great things in it! (Reply to this comment) shawna Rating: said this on 06 May 2009 1:25:05 PM EST Awesome. What a world it would be.. Nelson Mandela. The Dali Lama. If only everyone were to take these words into account while living their every day lives.e. who we as a general public actually sit up and listen to. In the world there are only a very few people i. should start living this (Reply to this comment) Prem Rating: said this on 07 Jul 2008 11:57:52 AM EST Enjoyed reading! Should start living (Reply to this comment) Geraldine Rating: said this on 02 Apr 2009 5:30:42 AM EST If you think about the article.20 Ways to Get Good Karma . and entirely . it really is what we all know inside our hearts & souls..com/articles/25/1/20-Ways-to-Get-Good-Karma/Page1. etc. fast pased lifestyles we tend not to listen to our hearts and souls anymore. thanks (Reply to this comment) Anthony Rating: said this on 28 May 2008 8:55:59 PM EST phenomenal. need I say much more? Some great tips chris Rating: said this on 10 Feb 2008 7:10:53 PM EST i think i really needd karma in my life (Reply to this comment) (Reply to this comment) Popular Spiritual Articles 20 Ways to Get Good Karma 7 Benefits of Meditation The Different Types of Meditation The Buddha's Guidelines to Proper Speech The Progress Paradox on a successful life here. thanks again (Reply to this comment) Prem Rating: said this on 07 Jul 2008 11:55:34 AM EST Enjoyed reading .spiritualnow. but because of our hectic.html Page 2 of 7 . (Reply to this comment) simon Rating: said this on 09 Jun 2008 7:16:07 AM EST thank u for these great tips. very insightful and inquisitive. I hope to always have good Karam (Reply to this comment) Jason Rating: said this on 20 May 2009 9:27:06 PM EST If we could all live this way life would be perfect! http://www. lately i have been more cautious of what i do and changing how i act around people like being a better and nicer person..By The Dalai Lama 1/5/12 8:20 PM Excellent the site Kip Mazuy Marlene Buffa GS Virk Thich Nhat Hanh Gina Lake Chris Bourne Niurka Hernandez Joann Ang an unknown user Rating: said this on 24 Apr 2008 11:28:36 AM EST This is completely. Just read the article. Thank-you. we let our ego's run our lives. It takes a very special person to ignite this kind of passion in the world wide community.spot on.

Words of the wise are words we know are right.. Hopefully it will change my life for the better. (Reply to this comment) http://www. I especially like the one which says let the love for your loved ones exceed the need for them. In low times I'll try to think of them and put more of them into use. I found that when you react with compassion wonderful things can happen. These are 20 great ideas to better karma! (Reply to this comment) Cody Rating: said this on 18 May 2010 4:37:47 PM EST I live my life by these simple rules.By The Dalai Lama 1/5/12 8:20 PM (Reply to this comment) symone Rating: said this on 19 Jun 2009 8:02:50 AM EST Reguardless of how we as human think of religon . I recently had an experience that made me very angry. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.com/articles/25/1/20-Ways-to-Get-Good-Karma/Page1. Can someone explain this one to me? (Reply to this comment) Jason Wheeler Rating: said this on 17 May 2010 6:52:32 PM EST I am not a religious man but I believe you can learn something positive from many places.. Probably should read this first thing every morning (Reply to this comment) Sanwy Rating: said this on 01 Dec 2009 4:15:10 PM EST I have and do some of the listed..html Page 3 of 7 . (Reply to this comment) Angela Rating: said this on 04 Jan 2010 10:11:52 PM EST Thank you so much for these words. I thank the divine/ god for giving us people like this (Reply to this comment) semiknown Rating: said this on 02 Sep 2009 1:53:12 PM EST So simple yet so HARD TO DO sometimes. we all need love / guidance / support and encouragement which the article provides .20 Ways to Get Good Karma . Karma or the law of attraction I've found is very real. (Reply to this comment) amulya Rating: said this on 05 Nov 2009 3:50:14 PM EST Will make these principles part of my life.spiritualnow. (Reply to this comment) Katie Rating: said this on 15 Feb 2010 11:28:53 AM EST I know me and my family need some good karma everything just seems to go wrong (Reply to this comment) Technology Information Rating: said this on 17 Mar 2010 9:36:16 PM EST I've read these and understand and agree with all of them except #5. but I'm still living a miserable life. Felt good just reading this.

Landar (Reply to this comment) Jason Rating: said this on 01 Feb 2011 2:30:11 PM EST All throughout my life I had been acting very childish. People don't always recieve punishment for their misdeeds until the afterlife. Thanks! (Reply to this comment) Ilsa Barton Rating: said this on 27 May 2011 10:12:46 PM EST I think this advice from the Dalia Lama for good karma is excellent. I think of creating good karma being similar to investing in good relationships or putting money in the bank.By The Dalai Lama 1/5/12 8:20 PM (Reply to this comment) purnima Rating: said this on 01 Aug 2010 5:59:28 AM EST beautiful article but my problem cannot delink from past number 13 can you give any suggestion how to go about this issue (Reply to this comment) Peter Dolding Rating: said this on 24 Aug 2010 12:38:20 AM EST Thankyou I really enjoyed your post. it's about as real as me. I think it's time for me to step up and become a man. (Reply to this comment) y8 new games Rating: said this on 18 Aug 2011 7:41:43 PM EST 20 Ways to Get Good Karma are so good. Do follow it to life more beautiful.com/articles/25/1/20-Ways-to-Get-Good-Karma/Page1. (Reply to this comment) Olwyn Jones Rating: said this on 19 Sep 2011 9:12:25 PM EST Making hand-outs to share with others http://www. I will memorize these rules and live by them. I've been experiencing Karma. and let me tell everyone that reads this comment. thank the Lord I am only 15. Some times they don't recieve their reward until the afterlife. it is real. It's very useful for me and for everyboy.20 Ways to Get Good Karma . God Bless every one here. (Reply to this comment) girlspring Rating: said this on 27 Aug 2010 9:55:10 AM EST thank you (Reply to this comment) Landar Rating: said this on 02 Oct 2010 3:22:15 PM EST True wisdom is hard to find. you made a difficult topic easier to understand.spiritualnow. I believe that we develop compassion and empathy in life from various experiences. Spiritually. People don't always recieve the full reward for the good they do in this life. Your intentions and thoughts are important with karma. thoughts are powerful things.html Page 4 of 7 . :) (Reply to this comment) Ms Barton Rating: said this on 27 Jul 2011 6:52:19 PM EST I enjoyed reading this. It is about as real as you.

Will that be possible? Will you be able to guide me please? I need help in knowing who I really am and what is my purpose in life. but am able to relate to Buddhism. At time I don't know if I am going or coming.com/2011/12/09/complexity-in-ten-words-or-less-karen-armstrong-oncompassion-at-the-world-congress-of-faiths/ (Reply to this comment) Erina Ahmad Rating: said this on 02 Jan 2012 4:19:05 PM EST My dear. Thank You:) Wishing everyone be blessed with Good Karma :) (Reply to this comment) articles on spirituality Rating: said this on 29 Dec 2011 2:10:18 AM EST What a better way to start 2012. I have managed to help others. I am healthy (praise the Al Mighty). (Reply to this comment) Kaleidoscope_eyes Rating: said this on 04 Oct 2011 10:56:24 AM EST This brought tears to my eyes :) Thank you (Reply to this comment) Prerna Rating: said this on 21 Oct 2011 7:21:20 AM EST soothing words :) (Reply to this comment) Tara Rating: said this on 20 Dec 2011 2:45:57 AM EST Such beautiful words. sitting or walking. but have always managed to hide so that others will not see me in my true self. but feel so much for other religion. Allow me to say that I am a Muslim. I wrote about it at my blog Aller-Retour: http://dayreturn.20 Ways to Get Good Karma . I have not been able to relate to Islam very much even though Islam is simple and true just as other religion is. However. Dalai Lama.By The Dalai Lama 1/5/12 8:20 PM Making hand-outs to share with others (Reply to this comment) Kevin Rating: said this on 21 Sep 2011 2:05:01 PM EST Beautifully shared wisdoms for all belief systems out there. :) (Reply to this comment) audrey Rating: said this on 30 Dec 2011 6:47:29 PM EST The Dalai Lama is so wise & wonderful.wordpress. Be inspired and attract good Karma. (Reply to this comment) James Rating: said this on 31 Dec 2011 8:22:33 AM EST Great ideas.com/articles/25/1/20-Ways-to-Get-Good-Karma/Page1. but never could help myself. I love the one about 'not getting what you want being a stroke of luck!' That is so true. Please help me. Listen & you will learn much.html Page 5 of 7 . As a Muslim I am not suppose to change faith and only to put my faith to Allah. I recently attended a lecture by Karen Armstrong on the theme of Compassion which is obviously the Dalai Llama's life work.spiritualnow. I am sad on the inside. My mind works on overdrive thinking of things that are sometimes irrelevant. but never really had peace of mind. Since these couple of years I have been thinking of making an audience to meet you in person. http://www. What we all need to do is start learning about and practicing compassion and all of these will fall into place. such wisdom to share.

(Reply to this comment) Maxine Rating: said this on 04 Jan 2012 8:49:08 AM EST I have been seeking nirvana a long time.spiritualnow.html Page 6 of 7 . learn to meditate or even something about selflessness? (Reply to this comment) willeke Rating: said this on 04 Jan 2012 9:42:57 PM EST i loved the one "a loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for life" although it looks simple i seem to have a lot of arguments with my children mainly because of rules in the house. (Reply to this comment) Jill Rating: said this on 04 Jan 2012 2:27:16 PM EST These may be good ideas but the Dalia Lama did not say them..eating time. Please help me. Like the Four Noble Truths. I can truly say that I am at peace with myself and this world. hortezano Rating: said this on 04 Jan 2012 10:29:17 PM EST Great!!! Inspirational and very informative article. (good advice. Don't you think he would at least quote some of Buddha's teachings since he is a Buddhist.20 Ways to Get Good Karma . Love & Peace. however) (Reply to this comment) Jun Tamor Rating: said this on 04 Jan 2012 7:52:57 AM EST Excellent food for thought. Thank you sincerely.com/articles/25/1/20-Ways-to-Get-Good-Karma/Page1. sometimes to much !! (Reply to this comment) liza b.By The Dalai Lama 1/5/12 8:20 PM have always managed to hide so that others will not see me in my true self. showertime etc. I faithfully follow all the 20 suggestions for good karma and am living my life to its fullest. the Eightfold Path.. I wish this would quit being attributed to him.. (Reply to this comment) Rate this article and leave a reply: Rating: * Poor Excellent http://www. I visited India several years ago and I believe that is where I began my true search. Erina Ahmad (Reply to this comment) sekpe Rating: said this on 03 Jan 2012 6:07:43 AM EST Thanks (Reply to this comment) jvincentnix Rating: said this on 03 Jan 2012 11:08:52 PM EST THIS GUY IS NOT THE REAL DL! PUPPET OF THE WEST. I am there...

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