The Path to Tranquility

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The Path to Tranquility

Daily Meditations

By Renuka Singh

Viking Adult, Hardcover, 9780670887590, 432pp.

Publication Date: September 13, 1999

The words of wisdom, compassion, brotherhood, and love found in these pages spring from one of the world's greatest spiritual teachers -- the Dalai Lama. This one-per-day collection attempts to provide exactly what readers are looking for -- a fresh, accessible introduction to the Dalai Lama's inspirational wisdom. He speaks in each daily reflection with an endearing informality and practicality about almost every aspect of human life -- from the secular to the religious. He offers his thoughts on the subjects of happiness, loneliness, enlightenment, suffering and anger. How do we deal with painful memories? How can we use meditation to stimulate our minds? Why is it important to express your own mental conflicts? Warm and affection, this is a book that will inspire all readers.

About the Author

Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, is the spiritual and temporal leader of the Tibetan people. His tireless efforts on behalf of human rights and world peace have brought him international recognition. He is the recipient of the Wallenberg Award (conferred by the U.S. Congressional Human Rights Foundation), the Albert Schweitzer Award, and the Nobel Peace Prize.
Renuka Singh is an associate professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru University and is the director of Tushita Mahayana Meditation Centre, New Delhi. She compiled and edited The Path to Tranquility, by her spiritual teacher His Holiness the Dalai Lama.