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Born on July 6, 1935, Tenzin Gyatso was recognized at the age of 2
as the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama. In 1989, the Dalai Lama who
often refers to himself as a "simple Buddhist monk" was awarded
the Nobel Peace Prize for his tireless work to promote peace and freedom.
The Dalai Lama is recognized around his world for his messages of peace,
non-violence, inter-religious understanding, universal responsibility
Check out a small sample of more than 50 books the Dalai Lama has written.
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Freedom in Exile
In this astonishingly frank autobiography, the Dalai Lama reveals the
remarkable inner strength that allowed him to master both the mysteries
of Tibetan Buddhism and the brutal realities of Chinese Communism.
Stages of Meditation
This book is the Dalai Lama's teachings on how to meditate. It is the
most extensive explanation His Holiness has given on a classic meditation
handbook by Kamalashila Practice-oriented Westerners will find this
favorite text of the Dalai Lama especially useful. In the Dalai Lama's
own words, "This text can be like a key that opens the door to
all other major Buddhist scriptures." Accordingly, His Holiness
often teaches from it to diverse audiences throughout the world.
The Art of Happiness at Work
From the authors who brought you the million-copy bestseller The Art
of Happiness comes an exploration of job, career, and Þnding the
ultimate happiness at work.It spent nearly two years on the New York
Times bestseller list and has sold well over a million copies in hardcover.
It remains, five years later, in its original hardcover edition. It
was the book by the Dalai Lama that broke new ground, that made him
accessible to a larger audience, spreading his words of wisdom and message
of inner peace that captured the imagination of America.
Transforming the Mind
The Eight Verses on Generating Compassion are known in Tibetan as "lojong"
- literally, transforming your mind. In this commentary on these teachings,
the Dalai Lama shows us how to transform difficult situations into opportunities
for spiritual growth.
As human beings, we possess one common desire: the need for happiness
and a meaningful life. According to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the
ability to find true fulfillment lies within each of us. Now, the spiritual
and temporal leader of Tibet, Nobel Prize winner, and bestselling author
helps readers begin the path to enlightenment in a very special book
-- an easy-access reference for daily practice as well as stunning illumination
of the timeless wisdom of His Holiness.
The Dalai Lama's Book of Wisdom
In this text, His Holiness the Dalai Lama describes how to bring wisdom
and compassion into our busy, stressful everyday lives. A selection
of words from His Holiness aims to help the reader to face difficult
emotions such as anger in themselves and in others with acceptance and