His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama is the current spiritual leader of the Guleg (“Yellow Hat”) school of Tibetan Buddhism and is considered the religious and political leader of Tibet. He has lived in exile in India since the Chinese annexation of Tibet in 1959, and in 1989, he won the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to peacefully liberate Tibet from China. Since retiring from his political role in 2011, his principal commitments have included helping others understand and experience happiness, encouraging harmony among the world’s religions, and preserving Tibetan language and culture. He is the author of more than one hundred books.
This book contains the essential guide to some of the central Buddhist teachings based on the recent UK lectures by his holiness. This volume includes:- ‘The Four Noble truths’, one of the most central tenets of Tibetan Buddhism. The need to balance spiritual and material values.
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