The Dalai Lama: A Policy of Kindness

The Dalai Lama A Policy of Kindness Who is the Dalai Lama Beginning with his Nobel Peace Prize lecture this collection of addresses interviews and biographical essays affords readers an in depth view of His Holiness s personal life

  • Title: The Dalai Lama: A Policy of Kindness
  • Author: Dalai Lama XIV Sidney D. Piburn
  • ISBN: 9781559390224
  • Page: 220
  • Format: Paperback
  • Who is the Dalai Lama Beginning with his Nobel Peace Prize lecture, this collection of addresses, interviews, and biographical essays affords readers an in depth view of His Holiness s personal life, his wide ranging interests, and his thoughts on issues of global concern The portrait that emerges is of a highly pragmatic man dedicated to finding non violent solutions toWho is the Dalai Lama Beginning with his Nobel Peace Prize lecture, this collection of addresses, interviews, and biographical essays affords readers an in depth view of His Holiness s personal life, his wide ranging interests, and his thoughts on issues of global concern The portrait that emerges is of a highly pragmatic man dedicated to finding non violent solutions to human problems in all arenas personal, political, and environmental.

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    1. I need to read this book every couple of years because it re-sets me. Lol. The philosophy is kindness. The purpose is compassion and love. Sums it up rather nicely. It's nice to be nice! I love the Dalai Lama.

    2. So I'm walking down the Ave, killing timewaiting for Avianca and I stop by this wonderful store named Laughing Buddha. If you have never been in there please stop by. John, I believe, is the owner and he just the most peaceful, positive being in which I've had a please of running into in a long time. We had a great conversation about buddhism and my spiritualityWhich was sparked by my Mantra engraved bracelet that I have had since I was 17. "OM MANI PADME HUM" -Hail the jewel in the lotus" which [...]

    3. I rate this book a 4.2 on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being best. “Of course, it is very difficult to achieve such a worldwide movement for peace of mind, but it is the only alternative. If there were another method that was easier and more practical, it would be better, but there is none. If through weapons we could achieve real lasting peace, all right. Let all factories be turned into weapon factories. Spend every dollar for that--if we achieve definite lasting peace. But this is impossible. W [...]

    4. I found the selection of articles / speech transcripts somewhat mixed in terms of their relevance and interest. Some seem to be essentially the same message. But there are a few real gems here such as the "Talk to Western Buddhists" where the Dalai Lama examines which aspects of a tradition are essential and which are due to cultural influence. He advises Westerners to tread a middle way between conservatism and radicalism to arrive at a culturally Western form of Buddhism. The short section on [...]

    5. En lisant ce livre on peut voir que le Dalai Lama est très optimiste vis a vis les hommes. Peut être trop, mais seul l'avenir nous le dira!

    6. Who is the Dalai Lama? Beginning with his Nobel Peace Prize lecture, this collection of addresses, interviews, and biographical essays affords readers an in-depth view of His Holiness's personal life, his wide-ranging interests, and his thoughts on issues of global concern. The portrait that emerges is of a highly pragmatic man dedicated to finding non-violent solutions to human problems in all arenas--personal, political, and environmental.

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