Dalai Lama: Faith Can Help You Find Self-Discipline, Tiger Woods...
... Whoever you are
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 21, 2010 8:14 AM CST
The Dalai Lama speaks at the Library of Congress, Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, where he was honored by the National Endowment for Democracy with the Democracy Service Medal.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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(Newser) – A day after Tiger Woods said he had strayed from his Buddhist faith, the Dalai Lama had some advice for the golfer: self-discipline is among Buddhism's highest values. Tibet's exiled spiritual leader said that he had not heard of Woods, but when the circumstances were explained to him he said that when it comes to adultery, "all religions have the same idea." "Whether you call it Buddhism or another religion, self-discipline, that's important," he said. "Self-discipline with awareness of consequences."

 

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