The Pocket Dalai Lama

The Pocket Dalai Lama


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590300015
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 10/08/2002
Series: Shambhala Pocket Classics Series
Edition description: POCKET
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 543,139
Product dimensions: 3.10(w) x 4.50(h) x 0.40(d)

About 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.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Looking for Happiness in a Secular Society 1

The Real Troublemakers 9

Religion, Religions, and No Religion at All 15

Wanted: A Spiritual Revolution 27

Ethics and the Good Society 33

Democracy and Human Rights 41

Oneness: Taking Responsibility for the World 47

Tibet and Nonviolence 55

Forgiving the Enemy 63

Suffering, Impermanence, and Death 69

World Peace 77

Invitation to Action 83

Postscript 89

Sources 93

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