- n. ideal perfect beauty in the physical and moral sense, especially as perceived by Greek philosophers
“The strong necessity of suicide had passed away; life, even for me, might be rendered tolerable by the sovereign panacea of opium, the only true minister to a mind diseased, the sought 'kalon' found.”
“The kalon tripa gaining greater international recognition could ultimately put pressure on Beijing to moderate its policies within Tibet itself.”
“Lobsang Sangay won election in April as kalon tripa, or chief minister, and is due to take office next month in Dharamsala, India, the seat of the exile government.”
“Certainly as the Dalai Lama had a very close relationship with the current kalon tripa, Professor Samdhong Rinpoche, and raised his visibility and ceded a great deal of authority to him.”
“Lobsang Sangay, a scholar at the prestigious Harvard Law School in the United States, has been elected kalon tripa, or prime minister, of the Tibetan government-in-exile.”
“I imagine Lobsang Sangay, who is somebody who is well traveled, who has lived in the West, will spend much more time as an international advocate for Tibet than previous kalon tripas have.”
“Kelsang Yangkyi Takla, kalon (minister) for the Department of Information and International Relations of the Tibetan Government-in-exile on Wednesday congratulated the president-elect Barack Obama on winning the historic election to the post of president of the United States.”
“These are the first two of the ˜Stoic paradoxes™ discussed by Cicero in his short work of that title: that only what is noble or fine or morally good (kalon) is good at all, and that the possession (and exercise) of the virtues is both necessary and sufficient for happiness.”
“The English “beauty” only approximates to to kalon.”
“TEXT. homôs de kai en toutois dialampei to kalon, epeidan pherê tis eukolôs pollas kai megalas atychias, mê di analgêsian, alla gennadas ôn kai megalopsychos.”
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