The Essential Dalai Lama: His Important Teachings

The Essential Dalai Lama: His Important Teachings

by Dalai Lama
     
 

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Now, for the first time, The Essential Dalai Lama brings together the best of the Dalai Lama’s writings on all aspects of life from work to meditation. Divided into four sections - The Vision, Buddhist Perspectives, Practice, A World in Harmony - The Essential Dalai Lama contains eloquent applications of the principles of ancient Buddhist thought to…  See more details below

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Now, for the first time, The Essential Dalai Lama brings together the best of the Dalai Lama’s writings on all aspects of life from work to meditation. Divided into four sections - The Vision, Buddhist Perspectives, Practice, A World in Harmony - The Essential Dalai Lama contains eloquent applications of the principles of ancient Buddhist thought to contemporary issues, all expressed in the Dalai Lama’s uniquely compelling voice. Covering topics such as the quest for human happiness, foundations of Buddhism, Karma, focusing the mind, ethics and society, the Buddhist perspective on the teachings of Jesus, and much more, The Essential Dalai Lama will be the perfect gift for anyone who wishes to have one source for the Dalai Lama’s teachings or who seeks an introduction to the philosophy and practice of Buddhism.

Editorial Reviews

The Dalai Lama himself chose the selections in this collection of his core writings. The Essential Dalai Lama presents his teachings in four sections: "The Vision," "Buddhist Perspectives," "Practice," and "A World in Harmony." The essays cover topics including the quest for human happiness; the foundations of Buddhism; focusing the mind; the Buddhist perspective on the teachings of Jesus; and meditation. The ideal introduction to the teachings of a revered spiritual leader.
From the Publisher
The Dalai Lama reaches out to a global following with a vision that is transforming, secular, and accessible to all. (Rajiv Mehrotra)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780143037804
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/29/2006
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,341,765
Product dimensions:
5.47(w) x 8.39(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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From the Publisher
The Dalai Lama reaches out to a global following with a vision that is transforming, secular, and accessible to all. (Rajiv Mehrotra)

Meet the Author

Rajiv Mehrotra is the author of The Mind of the Guru: Conversations with Spiritual Masters and is currently working on a biography of the Dalai Lama.

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