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by Rajiv Mehrotra

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Author: Rajiv Mehrotra
ISBN: 0143101293
ISBN13: 978-0143101291
Language: English
Publisher: Penguin Books (December 1, 2006)
Pages: 296
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Rajiv Mehrotra is an Indian writer, television producer-director, documentary film maker, a personal student of the Dalai Lama for whom he manages as Trustee/Secretary The Foundation for Universal Responsibility.

Rajiv Mehrotra is an Indian writer, television producer-director, documentary film maker, a personal student of the Dalai Lama for whom he manages as Trustee/Secretary The Foundation for Universal Responsibility (ww. urhhdl. org) established with the Nobel Peace Prize.

For more than three decades he has been a familiar face on public television in India, notably as the anchor of an in-depth, one-on-one talk show. He is presently secretary/trustee of the Foundation for Universal Responsibility of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and managing trustee of the Public Service Broadcasting Trust

In this book the Dalai Lama presents a brief, brilliant presentation of the view of reality in the Mahayana tradition of Buddhism. the Dalai Lama, compiled by Rajiv Mehrotra.

In this book the Dalai Lama presents a brief, brilliant presentation of the view of reality in the Mahayana tradition of Buddhism. Published By Wisdom Publications, London, 2009. Leaders' Way - Business, Buddhism and Happiness in an Interconnected World. Published By Hay House, 2009. Art of Happiness in a Troubled World.

The essays in this volume shed light on that fascinating life. painting the portrait of a tireless champion of compassion, altruism, and peace who is both deeply spiritual and disarmingly human.

His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet is revered by 6 million followers around the world. He describes himself as "a simple, smiling monk". But he is a theologian who can debate the intricacies of Buddhism, a philosopher whose thinking influences people around the world, a political and spiritual leader of the displaced Tibetan people, a best-selling author, a son and brother, and simply a friend to many

His Holiness The Dalai Lama, the remarkable exiled spiritual and temporal head of Tibet, is a statesman for our troubled times

His Holiness The Dalai Lama, the remarkable exiled spiritual and temporal head of Tibet, is a statesman for our troubled times. This collection of 11 essays by scholars, writers, theologians, and others whose lives he has touched represents a broad spectrum of perspectives on this Nobel Peace Prize recipient who is also a living Buddha to six million followers.

In Understanding the Dalai Lama, Rajiv Mehrotra brings together a range of contributors who offer insights into different facets of this remarkable individual. Pico lyer draws a portrait of a disarming man with an infectious laugh, Robert Thurman gives us a glimpse of the Dalai Lama's spiritual development, and Matthleu Ricard describes a day in the life of His Holiness. The Dalai Lama's deep curiosity, keen insight and high level of scientific sophistication are revealed by Daniel Goleman, while Thupten Jinpa recounts the Dalai Lama's passion for Tibet's thousand year old.

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Editor Rajiv Mehrotra, who contributes the book’s first essay, says of the Dalai Lama, “As with all truly great and inspiring leaders, his life is his message and philosophy.” The essays in this volume shed light on that fascinating life . . . painting the portrait of a tireless champion of compassion, altruism, and peace who is both deeply spiritual and disarmingly human.</DIV>
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