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Biography & autobiography
The Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of Tibet and an inspiration to millions around the world. He has written extensively on Buddhism, meditation, emotional wellness, on Tibet, and on the relationship between science and religion, and various other topics.
This is the first book that explains his spiritual practices, his daily routines, and his interactions with leaders from other faiths and with non-believers. This book will offer new insights into the life of one of the most revered religious leaders in the world.
The book also discusses his interactions with non-religious personalities and scientists in order to discover answers to several of the problems faced by the world today, like environmental issues and health issues.
He also explains how he uses his spiritual practices to transform himself to have a positive effect on those around him, and on the world in general. He also encourages the readers to likewise first concentrate on changing themselves to bring about effective changes in the world around them.
About The Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama is a Buddhist spiritual leader.
Other books by the Dalai Lama - Healing Anger:The Power of Patience from a Buddhist Perspective, The Way of the Bodhisattva, Wild Awakening: The Heart of Mahamudra & Dzogchen, How to See Yourself as You Really Are, Destructive Emotions: A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama, and The Universe in a Single Atom.
The Dalai Lama's writing covers many and varied subjects like spirituality, self-control, meditation, Buddhism, Tibet, and the relationship between science and religion.
The Dalai Lama was born in 1935. His name was Lhamo Dondrub. At age two, he was recognized as the reincarnation of the previous, thirteenth Dalai Lama. At age 15, he was formally recognized as the temporal leader of Tibet. He was educated at the monastery and took his graduating exams at age 23, passing with honors. He is now in exile in India as the Chinese government has gained control over Tibet. He travels throughout the world speaking on many sensitive issues including the causes of the Tibetan people.