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The compassionate life

Author: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV; David Kittelstrom
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Wisdom Publications, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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His Holiness the Dalai Lama says, "the key to a happier and more successful world is the growth of compassion." Giving and receiving affection is the key to happiness, and compassion is the key that opens our hearts to affection. Illuminating themes touched upon in The Good Heart and The Art of Happiness, this generous and gentle book contains some of the most beloved teachings on compassion that the Dalai Lama has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
The Dalai Lama,
Compassionate Life.
New York : Wisdom Publications, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV; David Kittelstrom
ISBN: 9780861718184 0861718186
OCLC Number: 782879774
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Editor's Preface; 1 The Benefits of Compassion; 2 Developing Compassion; 3 Global Compassion; 4 Religious Pluralism; 5 Basic Buddhism; 6 The Bodhisattva Way; 7 Eight Verses for Training the Mind; Appendix: Generating the Mind of Enlightenment; Index.
Responsibility: Tenzin Gyatso.

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama says, "the key to a happier and more successful world is the growth of compassion." Giving and receiving affection is the key to happiness, and compassion is the key that opens our hearts to affection. Illuminating themes touched upon in The Good Heart and The Art of Happiness, this generous and gentle book contains some of the most beloved teachings on compassion that the Dalai Lama has ever offered.

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