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The Art of Happiness : A Handbook for Living - Dalai Lama XIV

The Art of Happiness

A Handbook for Living

Author: Dalai Lama XIV

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Published: 1st November 1998
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Nearly every time you see him, he's laughing, or at least he's smiling. And he makes everyone else around him feel like smiling. He's the Dalai Lama, the spiritual and temporal leader of Tibet, the Nobel Prize winner, and increasingly popular speaker and statesman. Why is he so popular? Even after spending just a few minutes in his presence you can't help feeling just a little bit happier.

The Dalai Lama is probably one of the only people in the world who if you ask him if he's happy, even though he's suffered the loss of his country, will give you an unconditional "yes." What's more, he'll tell you that happiness is the purpose of life, and that "the very motion of our life is towards happiness." How to get there has always been the question. He's tried to answer it before, but he's never had the help of a psychiatrist to get the message across in a context we can easily understand.

Through meditations, stories and the meeting of Buddhism and psychology, the Dalai Lama shows us how to defeat day-to-day depression, anxiety, anger, jealousy, or just an ordinary bad mood. He discusses relationships, health, family, work, and spirituality to show us how to ride through life's obstacles on a deep abiding source of inner peace. Based on 2500 years of Buddhist meditations mixed with a healthy dose of common sense, "The Art of Happiness" is an audiobook that crosses the boundaries of all traditions to help listeners with the difficulties common to all human beings.

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Not what I expected

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  • Better Than Standing In Train

Cons

  • Not The Authors Best

Best Uses

  • Good Door Stop

Comments about The Art of Happiness:

I have heard more sincere words of wisdom from a drunk on skid row. Appears this is marketing overload which creates an inferior product than what is usual.

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ISBN: 9780743506304
ISBN-10: 0743506308
Audience: General
Format: Audio CD
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 3
Published: 1st November 1998
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Dimensions (cm): 14.4 x 12.5  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.2