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The Dalai Lama's Cat

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  • Posted May 31, 2013

    Great book for any cat lover....or one who appreciates the Buddha!

    It's a sweet story. Not particularly deep or profound. Slightly beyond a fun, fluffy beach read, but not so complex as to tax a vacationing brain. ;' ) Looking forward to "HHC's" next tome, due in the fall.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 21, 2014

    I recently finished reading a new book, The Dalai Lama's Cat by

    I recently finished reading a new book, The Dalai Lama's Cat by David Michie. This book is narrated
    from the perspective a feline, which I think was a fun for a fiction story. The whole story is based on Buddhist beliefs and teachings as part of everyday life. The Dalai Lama's cat goes about leaning new things about Buddhism as she interacts with the Dalai Lama and various other household characters.

    The cat then ventures out into the village and meets new personalities. At the end of the day the cat reflects on her life, the lives of those around her and relates their actions and light-bulb moments to Buddhist teachings.

    Overall this is an easy read feel-good story. I didn't know much about Buddhism besides a general understanding from school lessons. This book is narrated so that you go on finding out about Buddhism as the protagonist of the story goes about her day learning new things and meeting new people.

    I thought this book was fun and I would recommend it to someone looking for a fun and enjoyable inspirational story. In my experience inspirational stories are often too emotional and leave you crying at the end of the day. After finishing this book I felt happy and not at all sobby.

    You can find out more about this book here and read the first chapter here.

    Disclosure: Financial compensation was not received for this post. A sample product was gifted from Hay House Publishing. Opinions expressed here are my own.

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