Karrie Tan, actor, theatre director and playwright, learned from the Dalai Lama’s book The Art of Happiness how to forgive an ex-boyfriend and her best friend for whom he left Tan. Photo: Karrie Tan Hui-lei Karrie Tan, actor, theatre director and playwright, learned from the Dalai Lama’s book The Art of Happiness how to forgive an ex-boyfriend and her best friend for whom he left Tan. Photo: Karrie Tan Hui-lei
Karrie Tan, actor, theatre director and playwright, learned from the Dalai Lama’s book The Art of Happiness how to forgive an ex-boyfriend and her best friend for whom he left Tan. Photo: Karrie Tan Hui-lei
Religion

How a book on Buddhist approach to happiness taught actor to forgive, and to put herself in others’ shoes

  • Karrie Tan learned from the Dalai Lama’s book how to put herself in another person’s shoes, something that helped her in her professional and personal life
  • When she picked up the book, she was struggling to get over her then boyfriend having an affair with her best friend. It taught her ‘we all want to be loved’

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Karrie Tan, actor, theatre director and playwright, learned from the Dalai Lama’s book The Art of Happiness how to forgive an ex-boyfriend and her best friend for whom he left Tan. Photo: Karrie Tan Hui-lei Karrie Tan, actor, theatre director and playwright, learned from the Dalai Lama’s book The Art of Happiness how to forgive an ex-boyfriend and her best friend for whom he left Tan. Photo: Karrie Tan Hui-lei
Karrie Tan, actor, theatre director and playwright, learned from the Dalai Lama’s book The Art of Happiness how to forgive an ex-boyfriend and her best friend for whom he left Tan. Photo: Karrie Tan Hui-lei
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