Today, July 6th, 2015 is the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday. As you can see from the picture he looks quite good for 80! Obviously we can learn from his wisdom and teachings.

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I came across this article from the Wall Street Journal that interview’s the Dali Lama about the benefits of meditation.

“The Dalai Lama on How Meditation Can Change Your Life”
http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2012/03/26/the-dalai-lama-on-how-meditation-can-change-your-life/

Mediation has become quite mainstream and there are many articles that highlight the scientifically proven benefits of meditation.

To help you on your spiritual journey here is a link to a map of Buddhist Temples and mediation retreat centers across the United States.

http://find.mapmuse.com/interest/buddhist-temples

Happy Birthday your holiness and Namaste.