The Dalai Lama's Cat [NOOK Book]

Overview

“In the months that followed I watched His Holiness working on a new book . . . I began to think that perhaps the time had come for me to turn my paws to a book of my own . . . one that tells my own tale . . . How I was rescued from a fate too grisly to contemplate, to become constant companion to a man who is not only one of the world’s greatest spiritual leaders and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, but who is also a dab hand with the can opener.”

Not so much fly-on-the-wall as ...

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Overview

“In the months that followed I watched His Holiness working on a new book . . . I began to think that perhaps the time had come for me to turn my paws to a book of my own . . . one that tells my own tale . . . How I was rescued from a fate too grisly to contemplate, to become constant companion to a man who is not only one of the world’s greatest spiritual leaders and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, but who is also a dab hand with the can opener.”

Not so much fly-on-the-wall as cat-on-the-sill, this is the warmhearted tale of a small kitten rescued from the slums of New Delhi who finds herself in a beautiful sanctuary with sweeping views of the snow-capped Himalayas. In her exotic new home, the Dalai Lama’s cat encounters Hollywood stars, Buddhist masters, Ivy-league professors, famous philanthropists, and a host of other people who come visiting His Holiness. Each encounter offers a fresh insight into finding happiness and meaning in the midst of a life of busy-ness and challenge. Drawing us into her world with her adorable but all-too-flawed personality, the Dalai Lama’s cat discovers how instead of trying to change the world, changing the way we experience the world is the key to true contentment.

Featuring a delightful cast of characters, timeless Buddhist wisdom, and His Holiness’s compassion pervading every chapter, The Dalai Lama’s Cat is simply enchanting.

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Editorial Reviews

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“What a joy to spend some intimate time with the Dalai Lama glimpsed through the devoted eyes of his adventurous cat, Mousie-Tung. This charming and highly entertaining book will cheer you up and warm your heart. Curl up with The Dalai Lama’s Cat.” — Michael Carroll, author of Awake at Work and The Mindful Leader

“This enchanting story is a rare treat. I highly recommend it!” — Gay Hendricks, Ph.D., author of Conscious Loving and The First Rule of Ten

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401940591
  • Publisher: Hay House, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 54,183
  • File size: 930 KB

Meet the Author

David Michie is the best-selling author of Buddhism for Busy People, Hurry Up and Meditate, and Enlightenment to Go.
Website: www.davidmichie.com

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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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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2013

    Wonderful book! If you love cats you will enjoy it; if you are i

    Wonderful book! If you love cats you will enjoy it; if you are interested in spirituality you will enjoy it; if you love
    cats and are interested in spirituality you will love it!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 10, 2012

    Wonderful Book!!

    Warm and funny, I couldn't put it down. Brilliant idea to explain spirituality and the path to enlightenment through the eyes of a feline!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 9, 2013

    What an endearing story! Truly a cat lover's book, and a nice i

    What an endearing story! Truly a cat lover's book, and a nice introduction into Buddhism. Reading the book gave me pause to look at how I am living my life. What motivates my actions? what is my contribution to ending suffering and bringing happiness others

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2013

    One of the best

    This book is charming and fun to read. Interesting learning the lives of Monks and the Dalai Lama as well as this fun filled cat. Worth your time to read it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 8, 2013

    Marissa

    Hello

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 24, 2013

    wonderful read!

    Loved this book!

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  • Posted November 23, 2012

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    Ah, this is the life!!! Originally dumped in the street by unkin

    Ah, this is the life!!! Originally dumped in the street by unkind hooligans, this unkempt is meant to be sold into an even harsher life but instead is rescued by the Dalai Lama's Assistant. Now, he is HHC or "His Holiness's Cat" or Snow Lion...or some other embarrassing but funny names acquired as vital lessons in the path of holiness!

    Consider the fact of pride as "being" one of the favorites of this revered holy man, the Dalai Lama. A French chef who owns a very popular restaurant near the actual home of the Dalai Lama wears the symbols of his Buddhist initiation on his physical person and has them draped all over his restaurant. In a gently amusing way, he is gradually led to see that outer signs and associations matter not at all; the Dalai Lama always voices these lessons near to HHC with a chuckle and a pet. Meanwhile, HHC manages to keep his revered seat in the restaurant as HHC! You have to laugh and not just read the truth but feel it all in your own bones! Outstanding technique!

    So this book continues with visitor after visitor and numerous scenes where HHC mistakes the changes happening around him, always told in a wry, funny way endearing this cat and the Dalai Lama to the reader for the truth and blessing shared!

    Outstanding and so well done, more please, David Michie! This is "real" spirituality!

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