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Read online The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World Two great spiritual masters share their own hard won wisdom about living with joy even in the face of adversity b b b The occasion was a big birthday And it inspired two close friends to get together in Dharamsala for a talk about something very important to them The friends were His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu The subject was joy Both winners of the Nobel Prize both great spiritual masters and moral leaders of our time they are also known for being among the most infectiously happy people on the planet .

From the beginning the book was envisioned as a three layer birthday cake their own stories and teachings about joy the most recent findings in the science of deep happiness and the daily practices that anchor their own emotional and spiritual lives Both the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Tutu have been tested by great personal and national adversity and here they share their personal stories of struggle and renewal Now that they are both in their eighties they especially want to spread the core message that to have joy yourself you must bring joy to others .

Most of all during that landmark week in Dharamsala they demonstrated by their own exuberance compassion and humor how joy can be transformed from a fleeting emotion into an enduring way of life by Dalai Lama XIV, Desmond Tutu, Douglas Carlton Abrams

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The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World
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Like the two wings of a bird love and insight work cooperatively to bring about enlightenment says a fundamental Buddhist teaching According to His Holiness the Dalai Lama we each possess the ability to achieve happiness and a meaningful life but the key to realizing that goal is self knowledge In How to See Yourself As You Really Are the world s foremost Buddhist leader and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize shows readers how to recognize and dispel misguided notions of self and embrace the world from a more realistic and loving perspective Step by step exercises help readers shatter their false assumptions and ideas and see the world as it actually exists By directing our attention to the false veneer that so bedazzles our senses and our thoughts His Holiness sets the stage for discovering the reality behind appearances But getting past one s misconceptions is only a prelude to right action and the book s final section describes how to harness the power of meditative concentration to the service of love and vice versa so that true altruistic enlightenment is attained br br Enlivened by personal anecdotes and intimate accounts of the Dalai Lama s own life experiences How to See Yourself As You Really Are is an inspirational and empowering guide to achieving self awareness that can be read and enjoyed by spiritual seekers of all faiths, How does one actually become a compassionate person What are the mechanisms by which a selfish heart is transformed into a generous heart The Dalai Lama s teachings on this essential subject drawn from talks he delivered during his epochal visit to America in form the basis of this universally appealing book p Author Biography His Holiness the th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso was recognized at the age of two as the reincarnation of the th Dalai Lama As Tibet s leader in exile he has worked tirelessly not only on behalf of the Tibetan people but as a voice for human rights worldwide p p p, b An unprecedented event a beloved world religious leader proposes a way to lead an ethical happy and spiritual life beyond religion and offers a program of mental training for cultivating key human values b br br Ten years ago in his best selling i Ethics for a New Millennium i His Holiness the Dalai Lama first proposed an approach to ethics based on universal rather than religious principles Now in i Beyond Religion i the Dalai Lama at his most compassionate and outspoken elaborates and deepens his vision for the nonreligious way br br Transcending the mere religion wars he outlines a system of ethics for our shared world one that gives full respect to religion With the highest level of spiritual and intellectual authority the Dalai Lama makes a stirring appeal for what he calls a third way a path to an ethical and happy life and to a global human community based on understanding and mutual respect br br i Beyond Religion i is an essential statement from the Dalai Lama a blueprint for all those who may choose not to identify with a religious tradition yet still yearn for a life of spiritual fulfillment as they work for a better world, b Two great spiritual masters share their own hard won wisdom about living with joy even in the face of adversity b br b b br The occasion was a big birthday And it inspired two close friends to get together in Dharamsala for a talk about something very important to them The friends were His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu The subject was joy Both winners of the Nobel Prize both great spiritual masters and moral leaders of our time they are also known for being among the most infectiously happy people on the planet br br From the beginning the book was envisioned as a three layer birthday cake their own stories and teachings about joy the most recent findings in the science of deep happiness and the daily practices that anchor their own emotional and spiritual lives Both the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Tutu have been tested by great personal and national adversity and here they share their personal stories of struggle and renewal Now that they are both in their eighties they especially want to spread the core message that to have joy yourself you must bring joy to others br br Most of all during that landmark week in Dharamsala they demonstrated by their own exuberance compassion and humor how joy can be transformed from a fleeting emotion into an enduring way of life