The Dalai Lama – an attachment parent!

January 31, 2008 at 10:26 pm 2 comments

This is my favourite quote by the Dalai Lama (and that’s saying something as I love him!)

This was from an interview he did with the New Zealand Herald last year on how important a mother’s affection is to children’s happiness.
“The mother gives the hugs. And, [to the translator] what is this small
thing? You see?”

Translator: The nipple?

Dalai Lama: “Aah! The nipple! The nipple in the child’s mouth. It feels very

For a full transcript


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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. thenaturalmommy  |  February 12, 2008 at 2:56 am

    Ha! I loved this!

  • 2. Food Porn MeMe « Domestically Blissed  |  April 24, 2008 at 9:13 am

    […] 2. What well-known person would you like to share a meal with—with or without clothing. (saying whether or not clothes are involved is optional). With clothing … the Dalai Lama. I would feel incredibly honoured to meet this holy man. I always adore reading interviews with him … in fact I posted about my favourite one here. […]


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