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  1. 1. The Tibetan Personality Test
  2. 2. <ul><li>The Dalai Lama, Tibet’s spiritual leader, is said to have put forward this personality test for you to better know yourself. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Tibet is a landlocked country in the Himalayas. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>For centuries, the ruler of Tibet has been a human incarnation of the god of compassion, known as the Dalai Lama. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The quiz has only 3 questions and the answers could surprise you. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>There are no right or wrong answers. This is an honest questionnaire which could tell you a lot about your true self. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>See if it works for you. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Get out a piece of paper and write down your answers. </li></ul>
  9. 9. 1. Put the following 5 animals in the order of your preference. <ul><li>Tiger, horse, pig, cow, sheep </li></ul>
  10. 10. 2. Write one word that describes each one of the following: <ul><li>Dog, cat, coffee, ocean, rat </li></ul>
  11. 11. 3. Think of someone who knows you and is important to you. Match that person to one of the following colors. <ul><li>Do not repeat your answer twice. Name just one person for each color. </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow, orange, red, white, green </li></ul>
  12. 12. Finished? <ul><li>Please be sure your answers are what you REALLY feel... Last chance.... </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the interpretations below: </li></ul>
  13. 13. Question 1 - The order that you choose defines the priorities in your life. <ul><li>Cow: signifies career. </li></ul><ul><li>Tiger: signifies pride. </li></ul><ul><li>Sheep: signifies love. </li></ul><ul><li>Horse: signifies family. </li></ul><ul><li>Pig: signifies money. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Question 2 - Descriptions <ul><li>Your description of Dog implies your own personality. </li></ul><ul><li>Your description of Cat implies your partner's personality. </li></ul><ul><li>Your description of Rat implies the personality of your enemies. </li></ul><ul><li>Your description of Coffee is how you interpret sex. </li></ul><ul><li>Your description of Ocean implies your own life. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Question 3 - Colors <ul><li>Yellow: Someone you will never forget. </li></ul><ul><li>Orange: Someone you could consider a good friend. </li></ul><ul><li>Red: Someone you really love. </li></ul><ul><li>White: Your twin soul. </li></ul><ul><li>Green: Someone you will remember all your life. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>&quot;If someone does not smile at you, be generous and offer your own smile. Nobody needs more a smile than the one that cannot smile to others.&quot; </li></ul>
  17. 17. The Dalai Lama’s Words of Wisdon for the New Millenium <ul><li>1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. </li></ul><ul><li>2. When you lose, don't lose the lesson. 3. Follow the three Rs: Respect for self, respect for others, responsibility for all your actions. 4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. 5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly. 6. Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>7. When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it. 8. Spend some time alone every day. 9. Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values. 10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer. 11. Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you'll be able to enjoy it a second time. 12. A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life. 13. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don't bring up the past. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>14. Share your knowledge. It's a way to achieve immortality. 15. Be gentle with the earth. 16. Once a year, go someplace you've never been before. 17. Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other. 18. Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it. 19. Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon. </li></ul>
  20. 20. More Personality Tests <ul><li> </li></ul>
  21. 21. References <ul><li>Dalai Lama. “Words of Wisdom for the Millenium.” Unsolved Mysteries . 2001. Accessed 3 April 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Dalai Lama Personality Test. Personality . 2007. Accessed 2 April 2007. http:// </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Dalai Lama.&quot; (Dalai Lama, photograph. UPI/Corbis-Bettmann. Reproduced by permission. ). Student Resource Center - Gold . Thomson Gale. Houston ISD-Furr High School. 2 Apr. 2007 http:// = GSRC&type = retrieve&tabID =T005&prodId=SRC-1&docId=EJ2210003459&source= gale&userGroupName = hisd_furrhs&version =1.0 . </li></ul><ul><li>A view of the Potala palace-monastery. IRC . 2005.unitedstreaming. 2 April 2007 http:// / </li></ul><ul><li>Jacobson, Bob, “Virtual Thangka Gallery.” Osel Shen Phen Ling . 2002. Accessed 2 April 2007. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>All images from the “Virtual Thangka Gallery” courtesy of Osel Shen Phen Ling. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>PowerPoint Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>by </li></ul><ul><li>Gerrod George, </li></ul><ul><li>Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Furr High School </li></ul><ul><li>Houston, Texas </li></ul>