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Essential Dalai lama : his important teachings, edited by Rajiv Mehrotra

Label
Essential Dalai lama : his important teachings
Title
Essential Dalai lama
Title remainder
his important teachings
Statement of responsibility
edited by Rajiv Mehrotra
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
[This book] contains eloquent applications of the principles of ancient Buddhist thought to contemporary issues, all expressed in the Dalai Lama's uniquely compelling voice. Covering topics such as the quest for human happiness, foundations of Buddhism, Karma, focusing the mind, ethics and society, the Buddhist perspective on the teachings of Jesus, and much more, [this book] will be [a] compilation for anyone who wishes to have one source for the Dalai Lama's teachings or who seeks an introduction to the philosophy and practice of Buddhism. -Dust jacket
Cataloging source
ZPP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho
Dewey number
294.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mehrotra, Rajiv
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Buddhism
Target audience
adult
Label
Essential Dalai lama : his important teachings, edited by Rajiv Mehrotra
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Viking Penguin, c2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-272)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Words of Truth, a prayer -- Vision: Quest for human happiness; Our global family; Compassion; Universal responsibility -- Buddhist perspectives: Introduction; Laying the groundwork; Buddha; Four noble truths; Karma; Bodhisattva ideal; Interdependence; Dependent origination; Awareness of death -- Practice: Creating the perspective for practice; Refuge, the three jewels; Meditation, a beginning; Transforming the mind through meditation; Environment / symbols / posture / breathing; Nature of the mind; Practice of calm abiding; Generating the mind of enlightenment; Eight verses for training the mind; Meditation on emptiness; Tantra, deity yoga; Relying on a spiritual teacher -- World in harmony: Ethics and society; Science and spirituality; Buddhist concept of nature; Wish for harmony (among religions); Buddhist perspectives on the teachings of Jesus, the sheltering tree of interdependence -- Foundation for universal responsibility
Control code
709982
Dimensions
22 m
Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9780143037804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780143037804
  • (OCoLC)71128157
Label
Essential Dalai lama : his important teachings, edited by Rajiv Mehrotra
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Viking Penguin, c2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-272)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Words of Truth, a prayer -- Vision: Quest for human happiness; Our global family; Compassion; Universal responsibility -- Buddhist perspectives: Introduction; Laying the groundwork; Buddha; Four noble truths; Karma; Bodhisattva ideal; Interdependence; Dependent origination; Awareness of death -- Practice: Creating the perspective for practice; Refuge, the three jewels; Meditation, a beginning; Transforming the mind through meditation; Environment / symbols / posture / breathing; Nature of the mind; Practice of calm abiding; Generating the mind of enlightenment; Eight verses for training the mind; Meditation on emptiness; Tantra, deity yoga; Relying on a spiritual teacher -- World in harmony: Ethics and society; Science and spirituality; Buddhist concept of nature; Wish for harmony (among religions); Buddhist perspectives on the teachings of Jesus, the sheltering tree of interdependence -- Foundation for universal responsibility
Control code
709982
Dimensions
22 m
Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9780143037804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780143037804
  • (OCoLC)71128157

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