Dalai Lama donates $50K for a kinder, happier future
Sep. 8 (AP): His Holiness the Dalai lama has given $50,000 from his personal trust to support research into the science behind kindness and compassion at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The grant to the school’s Center for Investigating Healthy Minds that looks into how healthy qualities of mind such as kindness, empathy and compassion develop and might be nurtured.
Center Director Richard Davidson says the gift was completely unexpected and unsolicited, and that researchers “are deeply honored” by the Dalai Lama’s support.
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