In 1981 the Theosophical Society was honored to host His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet at its national center in Wheaton, Illinois. With the rapidly increasing speed of technological change, the world is becoming smaller and smaller place to live. We have seen remarkable progress take place in the outer world, but our inner progress lags far behind. Today it is essential that the nations of the world learn the importance of cooperation and compassion in dealing with the many crises that face our planet. 1981. 74 minutes.