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  • His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    For the first time ever, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate His Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses children directly, sharing lessons of peace and compassion, told through stories of his own childhood. One of today's most inspiring world leaders was once an ordinary child named Lhamo Thondup. In a small village in Tibet, his mother was his first great teacher of compassion. In everyday moments from his childhood, young readers begin to see that important lessons are all around us, and that they, too, can grow to truly understand them. With simple, powerful text, the Dalai Lama shares the universalist teachings of treating one another with compassion. In an increasingly confusing world, The...read more

  • Howard C. Cutler

    For the first time since The Art of Happiness, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has teamed up with psychiatrist Howard Cutler to continue the discussion about what makes life meaningful. In conversations with the Dalai Lama over the past several years, Howard Cutler has asked the questions we all want answered about how to find happiness in the place we spend most of our time -- work. Beginning with the basic need to find satisfaction in our careers, Dr. Cutler questions His Holiness about the nature of work. In psychiatry and according to the Dalai Lama, our motivation for working determines our level of satisfaction. The Art of Happiness at Work explores these three levels of focus: ...read more

  • His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    The Tibet Center and Gere Foundation present one of the world's great spiritual leaders and author of An Open Heart and the New York Times bestseller The Art of Happiness. This audiobook captures the Dalai Lama's captivating Central Park appearance in August, 1999 when he brought his message to the masses of New York. According to the Dalai Lama, the very purpose of our life is happiness, joyfulness, inner peace and inner strength. We must have the self-confidence to become aware of our own potential and our own life purpose. By training our mind and our mental perception, we can change our lives and change the...read more

  • His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    Born out of a decade of discussion between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and international management consultant Laurens van den Muyzenberg, The Leader’s Way is the unique meeting of two worlds: the global business landscape and Buddhism. At first sight, these seem to be an unlikely pairing. After a closer look, however, the best business practices and Buddhist principles in fact have much in common; both are concerned with making rational, holistic decisions and turning them into responsible, effective action. Indeed, the teachings of Buddhism have much to offer business leaders. The world today faces many unique challenges: the worst global recession in over seventy-five years,...read more

  • His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    The Tibet Center and Gere Foundation present one of the world's great spiritual leaders and author of The New York Times bestsellers An Open Heart and The Art of Happiness. In Mindful Enlightenment The Dalai Lama explains how we can obtain tranquil abiding -- the single cultivation of the mind. Most of the time we experience consciousness through our internal and external interactions. Through daily practice, if we clear away all obstructions and allow the true nature of the mind to shine luminously in the simple present moment of experience, we will be...read more

  • His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    The Tibet Center and Gere Foundation present one of the world's great spiritual leaders and author of The New York Times bestsellers An Open Heart and The Art of Happiness. In Cultivating Compassion, The Dalai Lama explores the three levels of understanding. Understanding derived through listening or study, understanding derived through reception and thinking, and understanding derived through meditation and practice. Through meditation, we can generate genuine compassion and by clearing away attachment and aversion, we can better practice compassion in our daily...read more

  • His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    The Tibet Center and Gere Foundation present one of the world's great spiritual leaders and author of An Open Heart and the New York Times bestseller The Art of Happiness. In Training the Mind, The Dalai Lama explains the basic Buddhist system and lays out a foundation for practice. Through daily practice, we pay homage to Buddha for his great kindness as teacher, we contemplate the impermanence of life, and dedicate our positive activities to the benefit of all in order to build a better...read more

  • His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    In Becoming Enlightened, His Holiness the Dalai Lama draws from traditional Buddhist meditative practices to present step-by-step contemplative exercises designed to expand the reader’s capacity for spiritual growth, along with clear milestones to mark progress. By following the spiritual practices outlined in Becoming Enlightened, readers can learn how to replace negative feelings with positive attitudes and embark on the path to achieving an exalted state within ourselves and within the larger world. Complete with personal anecdotes and intimate accounts of the Dalai Lama’s experiences as a life-long student, meditator, political leader, Nobel Laureate, bestselling author,...read more

  • His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    In How to Expand Love, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, offers a simple yet illuminating program for transforming self-centered energy into outwardly directed compassion. Drawing on exercises and techniques established in Tibetan monasteries more than a thousand years ago, the Dalai Lama guides us through seven key stages. First, we learn ways to move beyond our self-defeating tendency to put others into rigid categories. We discover how to create and maintain a positive attitude toward those around us. By reflecting on the kindness that close friends have shown us we learn to reciprocate and help other people achieve their own long-term goals. And in seeking...read more

  • His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    'Pay attention not only to the cultivation of knowledge but to the cultivation of qualities of the heart, so that at the end of education, not only will you be knowledgeable, but also you will be a warm-hearted and compassionate person.' -- His Holiness the Dalai Lama, from Live in a Better Way As accessible as it is inspirational, this audiobook to approaching life 'in a better way' represents a decade's worth of His Holiness's annual public lectures given in India to audiences from all walks of life. The Dalai Lama's characteristically candid guidance on living fully and responsibly, especially at the onset of a new millennium, focuses on specific themes that range from religious...read more

  • His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    The Dalai Lama, a living symbol of holiness and selfless triumph over tribulation, has shared his philosophy of peace with today's turbulent world. Yet rarely do we hear him speak with such directness as in this collection of quotations drawn from his own writings, teachings, and interviews. The Path to Tranquilty, a fresh and accessible introduction to his inspirational wisdom, offers words of quidance, compassion, and peace that are as down to earth as they are rich in spirit. It covers almost every aspect of human life, secular and religius -- happiness, intimacy, loneliness, suffering, anger and everyday insecurities -- with endearing informality, warmth, and...read more

  • His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    This little audiobook contains the core teaching on Buddhism by the Dalai Lama. It includes thought-provoking quotations about the importance of love and compassion, and the need for individual responsibility, fuses ancient wisdom with an awareness of the problems of everyday life. In addition to containing the essence of Buddhism, this audiobook offers practical wisdom for daily life. The goal of this small gift audiobook is to improve the listener's state of mind and to discover the deep peace that exists within. Here are pithy reflections on the need to rid oneself of preoccupations with mundane concerns and to find refuge in Buddha, Dharma, and...read more

  • His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    Each one of us is responsible for all of humankind, and for the environment in which we live. . . . We must seek to lessen the suffering of others. Rather than working solely to acquire wealth, we need to do something meaningful, something seriously directed toward the welfare of humanity as a whole. To do this, you need to recognize that the whole world is part of you. —from How to Be Compassionate The surest path to true happiness lies in being intimately concerned with the welfare of others. Or, as His Holiness the Dalai Lama would say, in compassion. In How to Be Compassionate, His Holiness reveals basic mistakes of attitude that lead us to inner turmoil, and how we can...read more

  • His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA REVEALS THE KEY TO ACHIEVING HAPPINESS AND A MEANINGFUL LIFE. In How to See Yourself as You Really Are, the world's foremost Buddhist leader teaches listeners how to recognize and dispel misguided notions of self and embrace the world from a more realistic -- and loving -- perspective. Step-by-step exercises help listeners shatter their false assumptions and ideas and see the world as it actually exists. His Holiness sets the stage for discovering the reality behind appearances. But getting past one's misconceptions is only a prelude to right action, and the final section describes how to harness the power of meditative concentration to the service of...read more

  • Howard C. Cutler

    Meditations and Spiritual Wisdom on Achieving Lasting Happiness from His Holiness the Dalai Lama   The Dalai Lama inspired millions around the world with his wisdom and compassion in The Art of Happiness. Now, in The Essence of Happiness, some of His Holiness’s most unforgettable insights are presented in a meditative audiobook that listeners will return to again and again.  Offering sage advice on defeating day-to-day depression, anxiety, anger, jealousy, and other emotions that get in the way of true happiness, The Essence of Happiness contains transforming reflections on overcoming suffering and obstacles to create a fulfilled, joyous life. The Essence of...read more

  • His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    As human beings, we all share the desire for happiness and meaning in our lives. According to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the ability to find true fulfillment lies within each of us. In this very special book, the spiritual and temporal leader of Tibet, Nobel Prize winner, and bestselling author helps readers embark upon the path to enlightenment with a stunning illumination of the timeless wisdom and an easy-access reference for daily practice. Divided into a series of distinct steps that will lead spiritual seekers toward enlightenment, How to Practice is a constant companion in the quest to practice morality, meditation, and wisdom. This accessible book will guide you toward opening...read more

  • Howard C. Cutler

    Nearly every time you see him, he's laughing, or at least he's smiling. And he makes everyone else around him feel like smiling. He's the Dalai Lama, the spiritual and temporal leader of Tibet, the Nobel Prize winner, and increasingly popular speaker and statesman. Why is he so popular? Even after spending just a few minutes in his presence you can't help feeling just a little bit happier. The Dalai Lama is probably one of the only people in the world who if you ask him if he's happy, even though he's suffered the loss of his country, will give you an unconditional 'yes.' What's more, he'll tell you that happiness is the purpose of life, and that 'the very motion of our life is towards...read more

  • His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    'Everyone dies, but no one is dead,' goes the Tibetan saying. It is with these words that Advice on Dying takes flight. Using a seventeenth- century poem written by a prominent scholar-practitioner, His Holiness the Dalai Lama draws from a wide range of traditions and beliefs to explore the stages we all go through when we die, which are the very same stages we experience in fife when we go to sleep, faint, or reach orgasm (Shakespeare's 'little death'). The stages are described so vividly that we can imagine the process of traveling deeper into the mind, on the ultimate journey of transformation. In this way, His Holiness shows us how to prepare for that time and, in doing so, how to...read more

  • His Holiness The Dalai Lama

    Based on the Dalai Lama’s talks in London this ebook addresses the current difficulties facing humanity including: racial hatred, gender and environmental protection. Modern life is so full of confusion and suffering that people need the courage to face their anger and hatred, in order to transfrom their lives and relationships. This ebook describes in a clear and simple style how to live and die well and how to bring wisdom and compassion into our everyday lives. ‘Genuine compassion is based on a clear acceptance or recognition that others, like oneself, want happiness and have the right to overcome suffering. On that basis one develops...read more