By Dalai Lama, Sofia Stril-Rever
The area is familiar with the general public face of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama.
we've examine his close to break out from Tibet after the chinese language invasion, his nobel Peace Prize, and his friendships with international leaders, Hollywood actors, and scientists world wide. yet what are his internal, own recommendations on his personal religious existence? For the 1st time and in his personal phrases, the Dalai Lama charts his non secular trip from his boyhood days in rural Tibet to his years as a monk within the capital urban of Dharamsala, to his existence in exile as a global chief and image of peace.
My non secular Journey offers a vibrant and relocating portrait of the Dalai Lama’s lifestyles trip that's own in tone yet common in scope. He explores 3 levels or commitments of his religious life—as a man or woman, as a Buddhist monk, and because the Dalai Lama—each of which has made him extra devoted to exploring and educating human values and internal happiness, selling concord between all religions, and advocating for the civil rights and health of the Tibetan people.
on the age of 2, little Tenzin Gyatso was once pointed out because the fourteenth reincarnation of the 1st Dalai Lama. From then on, his lifestyles has been on a trajectory few can think. a few see him as a residing Buddha and ethical authority, others determine him as a “god-king,” whereas nonetheless others see him in political phrases as both a hero or a counterrevolutionary. In My religious Journey, we see the private struggles, the braveness, the laughter, and the compassion that experience outlined the striking lifetime of one in every of our world’s maximum residing legends.
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