The Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people and was exiled from his country in 1950 by the Chinese government. In 1989 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent struggle for the liberation of Tibet. He is also a leader in addressing global environmental problems.
This selection of short films includes professional and student work that features the spiritual philosophy and truth of the Dalai Lama and practices of Tibetan Monks.
This documentary explores the teachings of His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, and three women inspired by Karmapa to put compassion into action.
When all seems lost, this music video invites us to simply take a meditative stroll with the Dalai Lama through the mountains of Tibet.
The Monks from Drepung Loseling monastery perform using traditional Tibetan instruments and in traditional garb.
Elementary School student Emily Baker features the visit of the monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery of Tibet to Laguna Beach. Together, they create a sand painting called a mandala in a ritual that symbolizes their teachings.
MY HERO Suggested Video
"Dalai Lama's Message for the Youth" (2012) by Road to Peace Films (Dalai Lama documentary)
During our interview for the film Road to Peace, we asked the Dalai Lama what he would like to say to the youth of today, this was his powerful message.
Life of the Dalai Lama
Story with text and audio so students can listen & read along - Great for ESL/EFL
US Artist Jim McNalis Creates Sculptures of the Dalai Lama
US Artist Jim McNalis's sculptures capture not only the joyful and humorous personality of the Dalai Lama, but also his incredible capacity for compassion.
Portraits of the Dalai Lama by Professional and Student Artists
The Dalai Lama is a man devoted to peace. He is a symbol of positivity that inspires artists of all ages and capacities.
Who is the Dalai Lama? Beginning with his Nobel Peace Prize lecture, this collection of addresses, interviews, and biographical essays affords readers an in-depth view of His Holiness.
With stirring text and striking color photographs, this intimate portrait shows the Dalai Lama in his many roles, from his childhood in Old Tibet to his current life on the world stage.
The Dalai Lama's approach to life and the moral compass that guides him can lead each and every one of us--Muslim, Christian, Jew, or Atheist--to a happier, more fulfilling life.
In this autobiography, the Dalai Lama reveals the remarkable inner strength that allowed him to master both the mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism and the brutal realities of Chinese Communism.
Artwork curated by MY HERO Arts Education and Gallery director Giselle Villatoro.
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