Essential Dalai Lama

Essential Dalai Lama

His Important Teachings

Book - 2005
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An inspiration to millions of people worldwide, the Dalai Lama has long wanted one book that he could recommend as a basic sourcebook for his essential ideas. Now, for the first time, The Essential Dalai Lamabrings 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 Lamacontains 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 Lamawill 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.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2005.
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780670034444
Branch Call Number: 294.3923 BSTAN-'D
Characteristics: xii, 274 pages ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Mehrotra, Rajiv 1953-


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