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How To Be Compassionate: A Handbook for Creating Inner Peace and a Happier World

How To Be Compassionate: A Handbook for Creating Inner Peace and a Happier World (Paperback)

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The Dalai Lama's message in this book is as renowned as he is himself: that compassion is essential for individuals and for the world. This is very much his subject for, when we think of His Holiness, we immediately think of the compassion he embodies, and to which he has devoted his entire life. He suggests we pay close attention to the way we respond to everyone and to everything around us, and explains how caring for others can be a profound source of happiness on an individual level, which can then be extended outward in wider and wider circles. From here, he goes on to describe basic mistakes (such as hatred towards others) that lead us into personal turmoil and interpersonal disruption. Then he asks us to examine the nature of consciousness so we understand how the transformation of our attitude is possible. Finally, in typically practical fashion, he suggests how we can implement compassion in our daily lives, and go on to live with greater care and concern for all beings.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsBuddhismBuddhist life & practice Publisher: Ebury Publishing Publication Date: 06/09/2012 ISBN-13: 9781846042973  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of Tibet. Today, he lives in exile in Northern India and works tirelessly on behalf of the Tibetan people, as well as travelling the world to give spiritual teachings to sell-out audiences. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, and the Templeton Prize in 2012.

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