But getting past one's misconceptions is only a prelude to right action, and the book's final section describes how to harness the power of meditative concentration to the service of love, and vice versa, so that true altruistic enlightenment is attained. In how to see yourself as you really are, the world's foremost Buddhist leader and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize shows readers how to recognize and dispel misguided notions of self and embrace the world from a more realistic -- and loving -- perspective.
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Step-by-step exercises help readers shatter their false assumptions and ideas and see the world as it actually exists.
How To Practice: The Way to a Meaningful LifeAtria Books #ad - Imbued with his holiness' vivacious spirit and sense of playfulness, How to Practice offers the Dalai Lama's own sage and very practical insight into the human psyche and what binds us all together. Divided into a series of distinct steps that will lead spiritual seekers of all faiths toward enlightenment, meditation, this accessible book is a constant and daily companion in the quest to practice morality, and wisdom.
The dalai lama shows us how to overcome our everyday obstacles, insecurity, from feelings of anger and mistrust to jealousy, and counterproductive thinking. How to practice will guide you toward opening your heart, refraining from doing harm, maintaining mental tranquility, and more. As human beings, we possess one common desire: the need for happiness and a meaningful life.
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The Dalai Lama's Little Book of Inner Peace: The Essential Life and TeachingsHampton Roads Publishing #ad - He explains in a simple and accessible way how each of us can influence those around us by living with integrity. And he holds out hope that, through personal transformation, we can all contribute to a better world. Offering his wisdom and experience to interpret the timeless teachings of the Buddha, The Dalai Lama's Little Book of Inner Peace is fresh and relevant to our troubled times.
Powerful, profound advice on how to live a peaceful and fulfilling life amidst all the conflicts of the modern world. In this distillation of his life and teachings, the Dalai Lama paints a compelling portrait of his early life, reflecting on the personal and political struggles that have helped to shape his understanding of our world.
The Art of Happiness, 10th Anniversary Edition: A Handbook for LivingRiverhead Books #ad - He's tried to answer it before, but he's never had the help of a psychiatrist to get the message across in a context we can easily understand. The art of happiness is the book that started the genre of happiness books, and it remains the cornerstone of the field of positive psychology. Through conversations, anger, the Dalai Lama shows us how to defeat day-to-day anxiety, insecurity, stories, and meditations, and discouragement.
Howard Cutler. Don't miss the dalai lama's newest, The Book of Joy, named one of Oprah's Favorite Things. Nearly every time you see him, he's laughing, or at least smiling. Howard cutler, loss, he explores many facets of everyday life, including relationships, and the pursuit of wealth, to illustrate how to ride through life's obstacles on a deep and abiding source of inner peace.
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Why is he so popular? even after spending only a few minutes in his presence you can't help feeling happier. If you ask him if he's happy, even though he's suffered the loss of his country, the Dalai Lama will give you an unconditional yes. And he makes everyone else around him feel like smiling.
An Introduction to Buddhism Core Teachings of Dalai Lama Book 1Shambhala #ad - Speaking to an audience of western students, the Dalai Lama shows us how to apply basic Buddhist principles to our day-to-day lives. Starting with the very foundation of buddhism, happiness, the Four Noble Truths, he provides the framework for understanding the Buddha’s first teachings on suffering, and peace.
With clear, a proper understanding of the nature of reality, accessible language and the familiar sense of humor that infuses nearly all of his work, the Dalai Lama invites us all to develop innermost awareness, and heartfelt compassion for all beings. This book was previously published under the title Lighting the Way.
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There is no one more suited to introduce beginners—and remind seasoned practitioners— of the fundamentals of Tibetan Buddhism than His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and SpiritualityHarmony #ad - In this, there is much each may learn from the other, and together they may contribute to expanding the horizon of human knowledge and wisdom. This breathtakingly personal examination is a tribute to the Dalai Lama’s teachers–both of science and spirituality. The belief that all is reducible to matter and energy leaves out a huge range of human experience: emotions, compassion, yearnings, culture.
Religion, faith vs. Gallileo, newton, Niels Bohr, Copernicus, Einstein. I believe that spirituality and science are complementary but different investigative approaches with the same goal of seeking the truth, ” His Holiness writes. But the extreme of either is impoverishing. Science shows us ways of interpreting the physical world, while spirituality helps us cope with reality.
The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality #ad - Their insights shook our perception of who we are and where we stand in the world and in their wake have left an uneasy co-existence: science vs. Through an examination of darwinism and karma, neurobiology and the study of consciousness, quantum mechanics and philosophical insight into the nature of reality, the Dalai Lama draws significant parallels between contemplative and scientific examination of reality.
The legacy of this book is a vision of the world in which our different approaches to understanding ourselves, our universe and one another can be brought together in the service of humanity. At the same time, holding unexamined spiritual beliefs–beliefs that are contradicted by evidence, logic, and experience–can lock us into fundamentalist cages.
The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing WorldAvery #ad - Finally, they share their daily Joy Practices that anchor their own emotional and spiritual lives. The archbishop has never claimed sainthood, and the Dalai Lama considers himself a simple monk. Nobel peace prize laureates his holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have survived more than fifty years of exile and the soul-crushing violence of oppression.
One timeless question. By the end of a week filled with laughter and punctuated with tears, these two global heroes had stared into the abyss and despair of our time and revealed how to live a life brimming with joy. This book offers us a rare opportunity to experience their astonishing and unprecendented week together, from the first embrace to the final good-bye.
We get to listen as they explore the nature of True Joy and confront each of the Obstacles of Joy—from fear, and anger to grief, stress, illness, and death. They then offer us the Eight Pillars of Joy, which provide the foundation for lasting happiness. An instant new York Times bestsellerTwo spiritual giants.
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An Open Heart: Practicing Compassion in Everyday LifeBack Bay Books #ad - World Religions. An introduction to the core of buddhism by its greatest teacher, An Open Heart is the successor to the bestselling The Art of Happiness, the Dalai Lama's clear and simple guide to finding compassion and happiness. 25 photos.
My Spiritual JourneyHarperOne #ad - My Spiritual Journey #ad - The dalai lama’s riveting, deeply insightful meditations on life will resonate strongly with readers of Pema Chodron, Thich Nhat Hanh, or the His Holiness’s own The Art of Happiness and Ethics for the New Millennium. In this elegant self-portrait, the world’s most outspoken and influential spiritual leader recounts his epic and engaging life story.
The dalai lama’s most accessible and intimate book, invested in the Free Tibet movement, My Spiritual Journey is an excellent introduction to the larger-than-life leader of Tibetan Buddhism—perfect for anyone curious about Eastern religion, or simply seeking a richer spiritual life.
Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole WorldMariner Books #ad - With beyond relgion, he returns to the conversation at his most outspoken, elaborating and deepening his vision for the nonreligious way—a path to lead an ethical, happy, and spiritual life. A book that brings people together on the firm grounds of shared values, reminding us why the Dalai Lama is still one of the most important religious figures in the world.
Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World #ad - Huffington post, in the best-selling ethics for a new millennium, “Best Religious Books of 2011”Ten years ago, His Holiness the Dalai Lama first proposed an approach to ethics based on universal rather than religious principles. This ethical vision is needed as we face the global challenges of technological progress, environmental destruction, science, greed, peace, and educating future generations.
Spirtuality & Practice. Transcending the religion wars, he outlines a system of ethics for our shared world, one that makes a stirring appeal for a deep appreciation of our common humanity, community, offering us all a road map for improving human life on individual, and global levels. Cogent and fresh.
The Complete Foundation: The Systematic Approach to Training the Mind Core Teachings of Dalai Lama Book 2Shambhala #ad - His holiness the dalai Lama provides intimate details on advanced mind-training practices using visualization, reason, and contemplation. Clear, simple, eloquent, and profound, His Holiness’s teachings are easily accessible to beginning practitioners yet richly nourishing to those more advanced in practice.
The Complete Foundation: The Systematic Approach to Training the Mind Core Teachings of Dalai Lama Book 2 #ad - Beginning with practices designed to create an effective mental outlook, His Holiness skillfully guides the student to more advanced techniques for developing the mind’s deepest potential and happiness. With impeccable attention to detail and a seamless balance between technical guidance and a delightful sense of playfulness, this book exemplifies the sophistication and elegance of Tibetan Buddhist methods for spiritual development.
. In the complete foundation, reason, the Dalai Lama shows how visualization, and contemplation can be systematically crafted to enhance personal development. This book was previously published under the title The Path to Bliss.