The Spirit of Peace: A Fully Illustrated Guide to Love and Compassion in Everyday Life

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Wonderful collection of thoughts on life, death and rebirth from the Dalai Lama. Illustrated throughout with full-colour photographs. Follow-up to his bestselling book, The Art of Living.

This is a wonderful collection of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's thoughts on various important subjects: the world today, the different world views of faith, science and religion, and the nature of life, death and rebirth. The first section of the book is autobiographical, providing an intimate personal portrait of the Dalai Lama in his own words, discussing his studies, the invasion of Tibet, his meeting with Mao, and his views on everything from travelling in China, to his perspective on Gandhi.

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'The Spirit of Peace' by the Dalai Lama brings together for the first time profound, inspiring thoughts by His Holiness on how to live a peaceful and happy life; world perspectives on faith, science and religion; and the nature of life, death, and rebirth, among a wide variety of subjects. An intimate picture of his early life is revealed to us through unique autobiographical material, providing a personal portrait of the Dalai Lama in his own words. We also receive the benefit of his clear, accessible teachings, showing us how to cultivate wisdom and compassion in our daily lives. From discussion of his studies, the invasion of Tibet, and his meeting with Mao, to his views on travelling in China and his perspective on Ghandi, we are offered a truly enlightening window into his world.

Illustrated throughout with full-colour photographs, 'The Spirit of Peace' also takes the reader on a photographic journey into the rich cultural heritage of Tibetan Buddhism.

About the Author:

His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the exiled spiritual leader of the Tibetan people. He was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 1989. He is the author of many books on Buddhism including Transforming the Mind,The Four Noble Truths, The Art of Happiness and A Simple Path. He lives in Dharamsala, India.

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