Posted by | April 26, 2009 23:30 | Filed under: Top Stories

The Dalai Lama showed up at a San Francisco homeless shelter to dish out pesto pasta and wisdom.

“I’m really happy for the opportunity to visit,” he said, offering words of encouragement to the approximately 100 guests and volunteers at the Sunday lunch.


“Our lives depend on others,” said the Dalai Lama. “Me too. My life depends on others. You are still in human society, human community. Please feel happy and feel dignity.”


The head of Tibet’s government in exile said he had much in common with his lunch mates.  “You know,” he offered as a way of bonding, “I’m homeless, too.”

As it happened, someone at the Dalai Lama’s lunch table asked whether he had met President Barack Obama. He said he would meet with him in October, then recalled President George W. Bush.


“I love him,” the Dalai Lama said of the ex-president. “But some of his policies….”


Hate the sin, love the sinner?

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