The Dalai Lama at MIT

Their meeting captured headlines; the waiting list for tickets was nearly 2000 names long. If you were unable to attend, this book will take you there.

Author: Anne Harrington

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674023196

Category: Psychology

Page: 288

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Their meeting captured headlines; the waiting list for tickets was nearly 2000 names long. If you were unable to attend, this book will take you there. Including both the papers given at the conference, and the animated discussion and debate that followed, The Dalai Lama at MIT reveals scientists and monks reaching across a cultural divide, to share insights, studies, and enduring questions. Is there any substance to monksâe(tm) claims that meditation can provide astonishing memories for words and images? Is there any neuroscientific evidence that meditation will help you pay attention, think better, control and even eliminate negative emotions? Are Buddhists right to make compassion a fundamental human emotion, and Western scientists wrong to have neglected it? The Dalai Lama at MIT shows scientists finding startling support for some Buddhist claims, Buddhists eager to participate in neuroscientific experiments, as well as misunderstandings and laughter. Those in white coats and those in orange robes agree that joining forces could bring new light to the study of human minds.
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My Tibet

The fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet offers his views on world peace and environmental responsibility in a collection of essays accompanied by photographs of his beloved Tibet.

Author: Dalai Lama XIV

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520089480

Category: Art

Page: 162

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The fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet offers his views on world peace and environmental responsibility in a collection of essays accompanied by photographs of his beloved Tibet.
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The Fourteen Dalai Lamas

The book contains a chapter on each Dalai Lama (except Dalai Lamas 9-12, who are covered in one chapter). Each chapter opening features an illustration of the Dalai Lama who is the subject of that chapter.

Author: Glenn H. Mullin

Publisher: Clear Light Pub

ISBN: 1574160923

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 554

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In The Fourteen Dalai Lamas, author Glenn H. Mullin vividly brings to life the myth and succession of all 14 Dalai Lamas in one volume for the first time. The book contains a chapter on each Dalai Lama (except Dalai Lamas 9-12, who are covered in one chapter). Each chapter opening features an illustration of the Dalai Lama who is the subject of that chapter. Mullin has also included characteristic excerpts from the Dalai Lamas' teachings, poetry, and other writings that illuminate the principles of Tibetan Buddhism expressed in their lives.The 14th Dalai Lama, spiritual and temporal leader of the Tibetans in exile, is well-known, but the 600-year tradition to which he is heir is less familiar. From the birth of the first Dalai Lama in a cowshed in 1391, each subsequent Dalai Lama has been the reincarnation of his predecessor, choosing to take up the burdens of a human life for the benefit of the Tibetan people. For almost six centuries, the Dalai Lamas have served as the Tibetans' spiritual leader and have held secular power for almost half that time. All the Dalai Lamas are revered as incarnations of Avalokiteshvara, the Buddhist deity of compassion, but each has been a unique individual with different abilities and temperaments. Over the ages, various Dalai Lamas have been poets, statesmen, builders, philosophers; most have been disciplined monastics, but one was a lover of women. The potential of some was tragically lost when their lives were cut short, possibly the victims of political intrigue, while others lived long enough to shape entire eras of Tibetan history.
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The Dalai Lama

275 276 277 279 273 “no handlers, advance men”: Douglas Preston's article
about the Dalai Lama's visit to Santa Fe in April 1991, from which this account is
drawn, is widely available on the Internet; see, e.g., “The Dalai Lama's Ski Trip,” ...

Author: Alexander Norman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

ISBN: 9780544416581

Category: Dalai lamas

Page: 432

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"The first definitive biography of the Dalai Lama-a story by turns inspiring, surprising-from an acclaimed Tibetan scholar with exceptional access to his subject"--
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Congressional Ceremony to Welcome His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet

Bush agreed to meet with the Dalai Lama amid reports from human rights groups
about new arrests of protesting monks in Tibet . The meeting also may have
reflected U . S . government unhappiness with China over reports that the
Chinese ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105064166817

Category: Government publications

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The Dalai Lama s Cat and the Art of Purring

THE Dalai Lama's CAT If you liked The Dalai Lama's Cat and the Art of Purring ,
check out the first book in this series : THE Dalai Lama's CAT a novel DAVID
MICHIE " Oh ! How adorable ! I didn't know you had a cat ! " she exclaimed I am ...

Author: David Michie

Publisher: Hay House Incorporated

ISBN: 9781401943271

Category: Fiction

Page: 209

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""What makes you purr? Of all the questions in the world, this is the most important. Because no matter whether you are a playful kitten or sedentary senior, whether you're a scrawny alley Tom, or sleek-coated uptown girl, whatever your circumstances youjust want to be happy. Not the kind of happy that comes and goes like a can of flaked tuna, but an enduring happiness. The deep down happiness that makes you purr from the heart." His Holiness's cat is back-older, a bit wiser, and as curious as ever. In this book, the Dalai Lama sets for his lovable feline companion the task of investigating The Art of Purring. Whether it's the humorous insights gained from a visiting Ivy League Psychology Professor, the extraordinary research of a world-famous biologist, or the life-changing revelations of a mystical yogi, His Holiness's Cat encounters a wealth of wisdom about happiness. And what she discovers changes the way she sees herself forever. With a much loved-and growing-cast of characters from the local community and His Holiness's residence, as well as encounters with intriguing strangers and celebrities from far and wide, The Dalai Lama's Cat and the Art of Purring will transport readers in another unforgettable story. Along the way they will come to understand how elements of contemporary science and Buddhism converge. And, once again, they will feel the warmth of compassion and nonattachment that radiate from the heart of the Dalai Lama's teachings about our quest for enduring happiness"--
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The China Dalai Lama Dialogue

... with Chinese leaders five times , starting in 2002. Their most recent trip
concluded on February 23 , 2006. So far , Chinese leaders do not seem to
recognize the benefits of moving forward in the dialogue with the Dalai Lama or
his envoys .

Author: United States. Congressional-Executive Commission on China

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000058162491

Category: Autonomy

Page: 35

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Who Is the Dalai Lama

Get to know the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader and one of the most popular world leaders today.

Author: Dana Meachen Rau

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101995556

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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Get to know the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader and one of the most popular world leaders today. Two-year-old Lhamo Thondup never imagined he would be anything other than an ordinary child, but after undergoing a series of tests, he was proclaimed the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. By age 15, he found himself the undisputed leader of six million people who were facing the threat of a full-scale war from the Chinese. After the defeat of the Tibetan national uprising in 1959, the Dalai Lama had to flee Tibet and went into exile in India. For nearly 50 years, he has aimed to establish Tibet as a self-governing, democratic state. In 1989, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent efforts for the liberation of Tibet and his concern for global environmental problems. As the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, the Dalai Lama continues to spend his life working to benefit humanity and preserving Tibetan culture.
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Why Is the Dalai Lama Always Smiling

" The book features an introductory letter from H.H. Dalai Lama, portable meditation cards, "Science Tidbits", glossary of buddhist terms and lessons used in Namchak Foundation eCourses and retreats.

Author: Lama Tsomo

Publisher:

ISBN: 0990571106

Category: Religion

Page: 276

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If you think meditation is only for monks, think again. Today’s world seems to be growing more and more stressful by the minute—for all of us. So now, as a teacher of Tibetan Buddhist practice and a 21st-century woman, Lama Tsomo offers us time-tested tools for getting underneath our everyday worries and making our lives richer and more fulfilling. InWhy Is the Dalai Lama Always Smiling? she acts as our lively, approachable guide to using the ancient traditions and practices of Tibetan Buddhism to find happiness and peace in this modern world. Through step-by-step instructions, photographs, and helpful explanations, Lama Tsomo shows how we can start experiencing the many benefits of meditation for ourselves. She offers proven techniques for sharpening our focus, enhancing our relationships, and living each day more mindfully and joyfully. Laced with humor, compassion, and stories from Lama Tsomo’s own life,Why Is the Dalai Lama Always Smiling? meets us where we are and guides us onto, and along, the path to a deeper awareness of our world and ourselves. Lama Tsomo’s personal and spiritual journey to greater happiness can now be ours as well. As she invites in the Prologue, “Won’t you come along?” The book features an introductory letter from H.H. Dalai Lama, portable meditation cards, "Science Tidbits", glossary of buddhist terms and lessons used in Namchak Foundation eCourses and retreats.
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Waiting for the Dalai Lama

The book also shows how history washed over this remote kingdom and how the Tibetans and the Chinese came to take such opposing positions.

Author: Annelie Rozeboom

Publisher: Jaico Publishing House

ISBN: 9788184952773

Category: Political Science

Page: 220

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Stories from all sides of the Tibetan debate Why Does the Issue of Tibet Rouse Such Passions on Both Sides? And is there any Way to Find Common Ground? During her 11 year stint in China, journalist Annelie Rozeboom was able to interview numerous Tibetan people inside and outside Tibet, as well as Chinese residents, Western observers and the Dalai Lama himself. As these people explain their life stories, it becomes clear to the reader why they think the way they do. The book also shows how history washed over this remote kingdom and how the Tibetans and the Chinese came to take such opposing positions. Waiting for the Dalai Lama is a uniquely valuable book which approaches the emotive issue of Tibet from all angles.
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The Dalai Lamas

The lives and work of the dalai lamas are illustrated with numerous and largely unpublished sources, including thangkhas, statues of individual dalai lamas, paintings of the Potala, gifts of various dalai lamas to high dignitaries, such as ...

Author: Martin Brauen

Publisher: Serindia Publications, Inc.

ISBN: UOM:39015062628394

Category: Buddhism

Page: 303

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To coincide with the celebrations surrounding the 70th birthday of the Dalai Lama and the exhibition to be held at the Ethnographic Museum of Zurich University (Volkerkundemuseum der Universitat Zurich) in July, Serindia will be publishing a history of all the dalai lamas, each portrayed in text and illustrations. Essays contributed by sixteen authors illuminate the institutions of reincarnation and enthronement of the dalai lamas, interregna, panchen lamas, and relations between the dalai lamas and the Chinese. The lives and work of the dalai lamas are illustrated with numerous and largely unpublished sources, including thangkhas, statues of individual dalai lamas, paintings of the Potala, gifts of various dalai lamas to high dignitaries, such as Chinese emperors and Russian tsars, and photographs of the 13th and 14th Dalai Lamas from Tibetan, British, and Indian archives."
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Consciousness at the Crossroads

This book addresses some of the most fundamental and troublesome questions that have driven a wedge between the realms of Western science and religion for centuries.

Author: Dalai Lama XIV Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho

Publisher: Snow Lion Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: UOM:39015047852895

Category: Religion

Page: 183

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This book addresses some of the most fundamental and troublesome questions that have driven a wedge between the realms of Western science and religion for centuries.
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Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment

In this book, His Holiness the Dalai Lama gives a commentary to not only Atisha's revolutionary work but also to Lines of Experience, a short text written by Lama Tsongkhapa, who was perhaps the greatest of all Tibetan lam-rim authors.

Author: His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Publisher: Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive

ISBN: 9781891868511

Category: Religion

Page: 209

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About one thousand years ago, the great Indian pandit and yogi, Dipamkara Shrijnana (Atisha), was invited to Tibet to re-establish the Buddhadharma, which had been suppressed and corrupted for almost two centuries. One of Atisha's main accomplishments in Tibet was his writing of the seminal text, A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment, in which he extracted the essence of all 84,000 teachings of the Buddha and organized them into a clear, step-like arrangement that makes it easy for any individual practitioner to understand and practice the Dharma. This genre of teachings is known as lam-rim, or steps of the path, and forms an essential part of every school of Tibetan Buddhism. In this book, His Holiness the Dalai Lama gives a commentary to not only Atisha's revolutionary work but also to Lines of Experience, a short text written by Lama Tsongkhapa, who was perhaps the greatest of all Tibetan lam-rim authors. In bringing together Atisha, Lama Tsongkhapa and His Holiness the Dalai Lama, this book offers readers one of the clearest and most authoritative expositions of the Tibetan Buddhist path ever published, and it is recommended for those at the beginning of the path, the middle and the end. This book is made possible by kind supporters of the Archive who, like you, appreciate how we make these teachings freely available in so many ways, including in our website for instant reading, listening or downloading, and as printed and electronic books. Our website offers immediate access to thousands of pages of teachings and hundreds of audio recordings by some of the greatest lamas of our time. Our photo gallery and our ever-popular books are also freely accessible there. Please help us increase our efforts to spread the Dharma for the happiness and benefit of all beings. You can find out more about becoming a supporter of the Archive and see all we have to offer by visiting our website. Thank you so much, and please enjoy this book.
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The Dalai Lama

A biography of the Tibetan Buddhist leader, Tenzin Gyatso, discusses his early family, his education as the fourteenth incarnation of the Lama, his exile in India, and his struggle to gain freedom for his people.

Author: Patricia Cronin Marcello

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313322074

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 173

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A biography of the Tibetan Buddhist leader, Tenzin Gyatso, discusses his early family, his education as the fourteenth incarnation of the Lama, his exile in India, and his struggle to gain freedom for his people.
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Lighting the Path

Explaining the central tenets of Buddhism, including the Four Noble Truths, Atisha's Lamp for the Path of Enlightenment and the Eight Verses of Mind Training, this book will give you the practical guidance you need to deal with life's ...

Author: The Dalai Lama

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780733641961

Category: Religion

Page: 272

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In this accessible and important follow up to The Art of Happiness His Holiness the Dalai Lama teaches us how to live a happier and more spiritual life by fostering compassion and wisdom. Filled with his trademark honesty and warmth, this book explains how practically applying the values of Buddhism can help you find answers to both the everyday problems we face - relationships, health, work and happiness - and the major issues and changes facing humanity today including globalisation, technology and terrorism. Drawn from the Dalai Lama's teachings during his fourth visit to Australia and New Zealand, which focused on gaining strength through compassion, Lighting the Path reminds us that we each have the ability to change our own life for the better, and the power to improve the lives of others as well. Explaining the central tenets of Buddhism, including the Four Noble Truths, Atisha's Lamp for the Path of Enlightenment and the Eight Verses of Mind Training, this book will give you the practical guidance you need to deal with life's challenges and help you develop inner peace.
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Dalai Lama

This book is admittedly of an introductory nature. Many of the topics introduced here are explained in much greater detail and depth in other books by the Dalai Lama.

Author: Sidney Piburn

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.

ISBN: 8120815122

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Page: 136

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This selection of addresses, interviews and biographical essays is intended to convey a picture of the Dalai Lama`s personal life, his wide-ranging interests, and his thoughts on issues of global concern. It is hoped that this combination will give the reader who is relatively unfamiliar with the Dalai Lama a deeper appreciation of this man of peace. He emerges as a highly pragmatic man, dedicated to the establishment of non-violent solutions to human problems in the personal, environmental and political arenas. This book is admittedly of an introductory nature. Many of the topics introduced here are explained in much greater detail and depth in other books by the Dalai Lama.
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Sammlung

Author: Dalai Lama I Dge-ʼdun-grub

Publisher: Snow Lion Publications

ISBN: 0937938270

Category: Dge-lugs-pa (Sect)

Page: 286

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Becoming Enlightened

The renowned spiritual leader outlines an accessible approach to the pursuit of enlightenment that draws on traditional Buddhist meditative practices, in a step-by-step guide that includes coverage of such topics as embracing a positive ...

Author: Dalai Lama

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781416565840

Category: Religion

Page: 303

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The renowned spiritual leader outlines an accessible approach to the pursuit of enlightenment that draws on traditional Buddhist meditative practices, in a step-by-step guide that includes coverage of such topics as embracing a positive attitude and overcoming suffering. 150,000 first printing.
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Samsara Nirvana and Buddha Nature

Samsara, Nirvana, and Buddha Nature can be read as the logical next step in this series or enjoyed on its own.

Author: Dalai Lama

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781614295556

Category: Philosophy

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Samsara, Nirvana, and Buddha Nature takes up centrally important premises of Buddhism: the unsatisfactoriness (duhkha) of cyclic existence (samsara), the determination to be free of cyclic existence, and the mind as the basis for both the extreme duhkha of samsara and the bliss of nirvana. This volume shows us how to purify our minds and cultivate awakened qualities. Knowledge of buddha nature reveals and reconciles the paradox of how the mind can be the basis for both the extreme duhkha of samsara (the unpurified mind) and the bliss and fulfillment of nirvana (the purified mind). To illustrate this, Samsara, Nirvana, and Buddha Nature first takes readers through Buddhist thought on the self, the Four Noble Truths, and their sixteen attributes. Then, the Dalai Lama explains afflictions, their arising and antidotes, followed by an examination of karma and cyclic existence and, finally, a deep and thorough elucidation of buddha nature. This is the third volume in the Dalai Lama’s definitive and comprehensive series on the stages of the Buddhist path, The Library of Wisdom and Compassion. Volume 1, Approaching the Buddhist Path, contained introductory material that sets the context for Buddhist practice. Volume 2, The Foundation of Buddhist Practice, describes the important teachings that help us establish a flourishing Dharma practice. Samsara, Nirvana, and Buddha Nature can be read as the logical next step in this series or enjoyed on its own.
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