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My spiritual autobiography

My spiritual autobiography

: Personal reflections, teachings and talks

by the Dalai Lama ; collected by Sofia Stril-Rever ; translated by Charlotte Mandell
7th June, 2012

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This book is a first. There has never been one entirely dedicated to the spiritual life of the Dalai Lama. Yet as one of the world's most recognised, and respected, spiritual leaders there is already great interest in such a work from His Holiness' thousands of friends and followers around the world.

The Dalai Lama sees himself first and foremost as a human being, secondly as a monk and thirdly as the former political leader of Tibet. In this extraordinary autobiography we read many hitherto unknown stories from his childhood, his formation as a monk and his gradual development as a leader of his people. We are offered a view of his daily spiritual practise, invited to listen in on the dialogue he has been pursuing with other religions, with non-believers and with scientists in his search for ethical and environmental principles, and shown how he brings a sense of goodness and conscience to political life around the globe.

In a world that is so profoundly interdependent, the Dalai Lama explains how he transforms himself through spiritual means in order to have a positive effect on the world, and he encourages us to do the same by working on ourselves first of all.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the spiritual and political 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.

Details & Specs

Author: Bstan-dzin-rgya-mtsho Sofia Stril-Rever


Publisher: Rider Books


Format: Paperback


ISBN: 9781846042423


Publication Date: 7th June, 2012


Pages: 284


Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 19 mm


Notes: ill., port.


Availability: Available, usually dispatched within 3 days


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