Essential Teachings His Holiness the Dalai Lama PDF/EPUB

Essential Teachings His Holiness the Dalai Lama Some criticisms of this book have been directed towards the Buddhist nature of the text Umm these are essential teachings by His Holiness The Dalai Lama, one of the most revered lamas in Buddhist tradition It would be crazy for this book not to be about Buddhism or Buddhist ideology If you want a self help book that Westernizes Eastern practice and attributes such appropriation to His Holiness, then you can probably find it easily enough check all the other books associated with not w Some criticisms of this book have been directed towards the Buddhist nature of the text Umm these are essential teachings by His Holiness The Dalai Lama, one of the most revered lamas in Buddhist tradition It would be crazy for this book not to be about Buddhism or Buddhist ideology If you want a self help book that Westernizes Eastern practice and attributes such appropriation to His Holiness, then you can probably find it easily enough check all the other books associated with not written by The Dalai Lama But if you want something that teaches you how to follow the Path of the Bodhisattva, for example, you re going to need to dive in further than using meditative practice solely to deal with your demanding boss at work or coping with annoying in laws Overall, I found this book concise and straightfoward As such, it can only provide a brief overview of the central ideas, but it seemed to me a good place to start The final section was a bitphilosophical in nature and appealed to me as a parallel to phenomenology as well as other various conceptions Western philosophy has only recently adopted A very intellectual book I was fine with 75% of the book and got lost in the concept of emptiness in the last part of the book Love the Dalai Lama just not at his level yet Still a worthwhile read Could someone come up with a book for Dummies for understanding the writings of the Dalai Lama Read a bunch of books by Dalai Lama in a kind of a frenzy and felt very motivated and positive at the end I really think I would have rated this higher if it just had a different title I ve read many books by the Dalai Lama and to call this the Essential Teachings ofjust seemed to be a misnomer This would better be titled The Essential Teachings of Tibetan Buddhism That would give a completely different perspective while reading.Compared to the other many Dalai Lama books, this just didn t seem to have the same interfaith reading that anyone could enjoy and from which much valuable insight c I really think I would have rated this higher if it just had a different title I ve read many books by the Dalai Lama and to call this the Essential Teachings ofjust seemed to be a misnomer This would better be titled The Essential Teachings of Tibetan Buddhism That would give a completely different perspective while reading.Compared to the other many Dalai Lama books, this just didn t seem to have the same interfaith reading that anyone could enjoy and from which much valuable insight could be obtained This book is for the Buddhist practictioner Nothing wrong with that, but if this were the first Dalai Lama book, I think someone could be turned off and that would be a tragedy It confirmed what I am thinking of life, relationships, and human being. A good readseems to be several different pieces mashed together for a book release A little disjointed between chapters sections but the overall message is outstanding. fav This seminal collection of writings contains important spiritual teachings for Eastern and Western readers alike This book is an indespensible guide for all those seeking the path to spiritual awakening and enlightenment Contains H.H The Dalai Lama s commentary on two important texts, The 37 Practices of the Boddhisattva and The Key to Madhyamika.


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