The Spirit of Peace: Teachings on Love, Compassion and Everyday Life

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Thorsons, 2002 - Religion - 176 pages
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This is a collection of thoughts on life, death and rebirth from the Dalai Lama. Illustrated throughout with full-colour photographs, it is a follow-up to his book, The Art of Living. The book reveals 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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User Review  - dirkjohnson - LibraryThing

Just not my cup of tea. Naturally, the quotations from His Holiness are wonderful. But for my tastes the book is precious. But, if you like cute/pretty books with positive messages that you can put on a coffee table for visitors to see, this one is definitely 5 stars for you. Read full review

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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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