The Pocket Dalai Lama

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This collection of wisdom on a wide range of topics is a pocket-sized inspirational companion for anyone—and the perfect short introduction to the Dalai Lama for the beginner. It includes short gems from many of his teachings made popular in such books as The Art of Happiness and Ethics for the New Millennium, as well as on subjects such as religion, politics, peacework, and human rights.
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Overview

This collection of wisdom on a wide range of topics is a pocket-sized inspirational companion for anyone—and the perfect short introduction to the Dalai Lama for the beginner. It includes short gems from many of his teachings made popular in such books as The Art of Happiness and Ethics for the New Millennium, as well as on subjects such as religion, politics, peacework, and human rights.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590300015
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/8/2002
  • Series: Shambhala Pocket Classics Series
  • Edition description: POCKET
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,390,146
  • Product dimensions: 3.02 (w) x 4.51 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama is considered the foremost Buddhist leader of our time. The exiled spiritual head of the Tibetan people, he is a Nobel Peace Laureate, a Congressional Gold Medal recipient, and a remarkable teacher and scholar who has authored over one hundred books.
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Looking for Happiness in a Secular Society 1
The Real Troublemakers 11
Religion, Religions, and No Religion At All 17
Wanted: A Spiritual Revolution 35
Ethics and the Good Society 43
Democracy and Human Rights 53
Oneness: Taking Responsibility for the World 61
Tibet and Non-Violence 71
Forgiving the Enemy 83
Suffering, Impermanence, and Death 89
World Peace 97
Invitation to Action 105
Postscript 111
Sources 117
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