Transforming the mind: teachings on generating compassion

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Thorsons, May 1, 2000 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 168 pages
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The Nobel Peace Prize-winning author of two books currently on the bestseller lists shares for the first time the main source of his own inspiration. In his commentary on one of the most profound spiritual texts in Tibetan Buddhism, the Dalai Lama shows readers how to transform difficult situations into opportunities for spiritual growth. (World Religions)

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Written by one of the great spiritual leaders of all time, the Dalai Lama himself about how to generate compassion. Written by one with a great respect of diversity and a belief in the need for a questioning mindset Read full review

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User Review  - KB - Goodreads

Meh. This was probably much better as a talk. It was hard to focus on in print form for me. Read full review


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The exiled 14th Dalai Lama was born on July 6, 1935 to a peasant family living in a former Tibetan village. He was recognized as the reincarnation of the previous spiritual leader of his nation at the age of two and enthroned on February 22, 1940. In 1959 he and 100,000 followers fled the country following a failed revolt against the Communist Chinese forces that had occupied Tibet for almost a decade. Since that time, the Dalai Lama has met with numerous world leaders and U. N. officials in a tireless effort to free his country and preserve the traditional Tibetan way of life. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989 and has been awarded honorary citizenships by many international cities and countries, as well as multiple honorary degrees and human rights awards. In 2007 the Dalai Lama received the United States Congressional Gold Medal. He has written many books and lectures around the world.

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