- The vision
- Buddhist perspectives
- The practice
- A world in harmony.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama, one of the most eminent spiritual teachers of our times, reaches out across nations, religions and ideologies. An embodiment of the highest aspirations of the Buddhist path, his writings and ideas have had a powerful impact on millions of people worldwide, and to many he is a Buddha. Now, for the first time, this substantive selection offers the Dalai Lama's most significant teachings and insights.
The Essential Dalai Lama focuses on the Buddhist and secular perspectives that form the basis of His Holiness's engaging and universally accessible philosophy and the methods of achieving a happy, ethical and enlightened life in a world plagued by individual and collective suffering. This special collection of inspirational writings and discourses brings together His Holiness's teachings on his vision for humanity and enables us to understand ourselves and see our lives afresh. From work and relationships to meditation techniques and religions practice, his unique and appealing voice combines practical advice with profound compassion.
This is the perfect collection for all admirers of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and for anyone yet to be introduced to the compelling wisdom of his words.