The spirit of peace

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Thorsons, Oct 1, 2002 - Political Science - 176 pages
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Wonderful Collection Of Thoughts On Life, Death And Rebirth From The Dalai Lama. Illustrated Throughout With Full-Colour Photographs. Follow-Up To His Bestselling Book, The Art Of Living. This Is A Wonderful Collection Of His Holiness The Dalai Lama'S Thoughts On Various Important Subjects: The World Today, The Different World Views Of Faith, Science And Religion, And The Nature Of Life, Death And Rebirth. The First Section Of The Book Is Autobiographical, Providing An Intimate Personal Portrait Of The Dalai Lama In His Own Words, Discussing His Studies, The Invasion Of Tibet, His Meeting With Mao, And His Views On Everything From Travelling In China, To His Perspective On Gandhi.

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Observations by the 14th Dalai Lama on the true nature of life are presented here in paragraph-sized bursts, a strand of philosophical pearls skillfully strung together by Hatier, who shaped the text ... Read full review

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I liked this book because it had a lot of Great pictures. LOL so I really liked it! But great simple fast read to the understanding of who the Dalai LAma is 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.

ANI PACHEN lives in Dharamsala, India, where she devotes her time to her spiritual practices. She has chosen Dharamsala as her home in order to be near the Dalai Lama and his Tibetan Government in Exile. She continues to take part in demonstrations for a free Tibet, and speaks to people from around
the world who have conic to hear her story. She has become a heroine in the Tibetan community.
ADELAIDE DONNELLEY lives in Berkeley, California, near her two sons. She has worked as a psychologist, photographer, and write and has recently completed work on Boundary Water, a memoir. She and Ani have spent time together both in India and the United States, collaborating on the book.