(Tenzin Gyatso) is the spiritual leader of the
Tibetan people and a Nobel Prize winner.
According to Dalai Lama,
is the main purpose of
Why are so many people
unhappy? How can we
reduce conflict? Is romantic love
true love? Why do we suffer? How should we deal with unfairness and
anger? How do you handle the death of a loved one? These are the conundrums
that psychiatrist Howard Cutler poses to the Dalai Lama during an extended
period of interviews in The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living.
At first, the Dalai Lama's answers seem
can be achieved through
training the mind; ask
yourself if you really need something; our
enemies can be our teachers;
compassion brings peace of mind.
Cutler pushes: But some people do seem happy
with lots of possessions; but what if I don't believe in
going to extremes
provides the zest in
As the Dalai Lama's responses become more
involved, a coherent philosophy takes shape.
Like any art, the art of happiness requires
study and practice – and the talent for it, the Dalai Lama assures us, is in
Dalai Lama talks about how to
defeat depression, anxiety, anger, and jealousy through
meditation. He discusses
family, work, and spirituality and how to find inner peace
while facing these struggles.
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