In The Dalai Lama's Little Book of Inner Peace His Holiness the Dalai Lama offers powerful and profound advice on how to live a peaceful and fulfilling life among the conflicts of the modern world. He paints a compelling portrait of his early life in his own words, reflecting on the personal and political struggles that have helped to shape his understanding of our world and provided him with the wisdom and experience to interpret the timeless teachings of the Buddha in a way that is fresh and relevant to our troubled times. He explains in a simple and accessible way how each one of us can influence those around us by living our own lives with integrity and holds out hope that, through personal transformation, we can all contribute to a better world.
Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama, is the exiled spiritual leader of the Tibetan people. Born in North Eastern Tibet in 1935, the Dalai Lama was recognized at the age of two as the reincarnation of the thirteenth Dalai Lama and was enthroned in 1940. In 1959, following the suppression of the Tibetan national uprising, he was given political asylum in India. He is widely recognized as an advocate of world peace and has received many honors, including the Nobel peace prize in 1989. He is the author of many books on Buddhism.