The Wisdom of Compassion

The Wisdom of Compassion

Stories of Remarkable Encounters and Timeless Insights

Book - 2012
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A discussion of how the Dalai Lama draws on his personal compassion to connect with others shares insight into his human frustrations and joyful approach to the world, and describes his peace-promoting encounters with people ranging from a sick child to world leaders.
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2012
ISBN: 9781594487385
1594487383
Branch Call Number: 294.3923 BSTAN'D
Characteristics: xiv, 255 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Chan, Victor

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BWilsoned
Apr 22, 2016

Fun to read about the Dalai Lama's encounters with others, both formally and informally. Well-told stories and quite inspirational. I admire the Dalai Lama's pragmatic approach to helping solve problems--he's a realist.

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Irene99
Apr 20, 2015

Wonderful writing, with very personal encounters with the Dalai Lama, a person who has come to embody compassion. I enjoyed hearing the stories he told to groups of children, where he seems to really come alive. I'm looking forward to reading the earlier work, The Wisdom of Forgiveness.

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