An Introduction to the Teachings and Philosophy of the Dalai Lama in His Own Words: His Holiness the Dalai Lama by His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso the Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama is one of the world's greatest spiritual leaders. This is a fascinating book bringing together some of his Holiness' most powerful lectures and talks. Serving as the perfect introduction to the Dalai Lama's philosophy, both Buddhist and secular, this is just the book for gleaning insights into the mind of one of the world's greatest spiritual leaders. In 1989, His Holiness the Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his distinguished writings and his leadership in the solution of international conflicts, human rights issues, and global environmental problems.His Holiness the Dalai Lama is celebrated as Buddhism's preeminent spiritual master and teacher, embodying the highest aspirations of this rich tradition that is more than 2,500 years old.This fascinating book explores some of His Holiness' most powerful writings and talks. As he explains the elements of the Buddha's teachings and the basic practices of meditation, he also engages and reconciles the innovations of modern science with Buddhist perspectives.Ultimately, His Holiness calls for the celebration of diversity and the recognition of interdependence that breeds a sense of Universal Responsibility, which must govern all of our relationships in this increasingly fragmented world.