My religion is kindness.
H.H. THE 14TH DALAI LAMA
kINDNESS IS SIMPLE sPIRIT
om mani padme Hung
What you are doing inspires me and makes me happy! Newsworthy indeed. Today is His Holiness the Dalai Lama's birthday and he is asking everyone to repeat the Mani mantra - Om Mani Padme Hung - 100 times today for his long life and the benefit of all.
Oops! 1000 times.dALIA LAMA 85th birthday on youtube
Actually that message doesn't clarify the meaning of the mantra. He has said it means "Through body, speech and mind may I attain the union of wisdom and compassion for the benefit of all beings.