Worlds in Harmony
Compassionate Action for a Better World
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In Worlds in Harmony, the Dalai Lama explores the nature of suffering and its release through compassionate action. The book focuses on the understanding that a deep awareness of our shared desire to avoid pain leads to an awareness of our responsibility to relieve others of suffering. Worlds in Harmony offers the reader insight into the relation between awareness and right action, and bridges personal consciousness and global concerns. With the knowledge that insight is of no use unless it results in action, the Dalai Lama teaches ways of being, thinking, and acting in the world that are based on equanimity and understanding.
Parallax Press, 9781888375817, 160pp.
Publication Date: November 9, 2004
About the Author
Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama has been the spiritual and temporal leader of Tibet since 1951, when he was sixteen years old. Since 1959, he has lived in exile in Dharamsala, India, teaching and practicing Buddhism, and serving as the head of the Tibetan government-in-exile. He travels worldwide, sharing the teachings of Buddhism and working to preserve the educational, cultural, and religious institutions of Tibet. In 1989, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He is the author of many books.
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