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Our Patron

His Holiness The Dalai Lama is the patron of Action for Happiness

"As human beings we all want to live a happy life and be part of a happy society. But in the modern world we do not give this high enough priority. Action for Happiness encourages each of us to live more compassionately and put the happiness of others at the centre of our lives. This is the path to lasting peace and happiness. I am very happy to have been invited to be the patron of this movement and I encourage everyone, whatever their background, to join us and make a personal commitment to helping create a happier world" ~ His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso

Dalai Lama With Richard Layard

The Dalai Lama with Action for Happiness co-founder Richard Layard and others in 2013.

Dalai Lama

"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions".

- Dalai Lama


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