Top 50 Books of His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama

The are believed to be an exemplification of or , the of , and therefore the defender of . are realized beings inspired by a wish to achieve for the advantage of all sentient beings, who have vowed to be reborn within the world to assist humanity.

His Holiness the Dalai is widely known as ’s preeminent spiritual and teacher, embodying the very best aspirations of this rich tradition that’s quite 2,500 years old. With both profundity and ease, he has carried the nuanced of to the far corners of the world, and within the process has touched and transformed many lives. just like the Buddha himself, the Dalai Lama, together with his ever-smiling face, reaches bent people in ways in which hook up with their individual mental dispositions, abilities, and everyday realities.

Buddhism, which never seeks to proselytize, has been made accessible by the Dalai Lama to both non- and Buddhists alike in order that we may all learn from one among the foremost valuable strands of our shared heritage. This fascinating book brings together extracts from a number of His Holiness’s most powerful writings.

Table of Contents

 The Seed of Compassion

The Seed of Compassion: Lessons from the Life and Teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Here, his Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses children directly. In this book, he is sharing lessons of and compassion, told through stories of his own childhood.

For the first ever, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate His Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses children directly, sharing lessons of peace and compassion, told through stories of his own childhood.

One of today’s most inspiring world leaders was once an ordinary child named Lhamo Thondup. In a small village in Tibet, his mother was his first great teacher of compassion. In everyday moments from his childhood, young readers begin to see that important lessons are all around us and that they, too, can grow to truly understand them.

With simple, powerful text, the Dalai Lama shares the universalist teachings of treating one another with compassion, which Bao Luu illustrates beautifully in vibrant color. In an increasingly confusing world, The Seed of Compassion offers guidance and encouragement on how we all might bring more to it.

Mind in Comfort and Ease

in Comfort and Ease – The Vision of in the Great Perfection

The Dalai Lama gives a brilliant overview of the path from the which is based on the classic text Samten Ngalso by . From trilogy finding ease and comfort in .






The Universe in a Single Atom

– The Convergence of Science and

Approximately, after forty years of with a number of the best scientific minds also as a lifetime of meditative, spiritual as well as a philosophical study, the Dalai Lama gives out an excellent analysis of why both disciplines must be pursued so as to reach an entire picture of the reality.






Widening the Circle of Love

Widening the of affection by H.H. the Dalai Lama, translated and edited by As a citizenry, we are born to like but we might not skills to try to so unconditionally. during this book, His Holiness the Dalai Lama explains how we each possess enormous potential to grow crazy.







Art of Happiness at Work

A sequel to the best-selling of , this book focuses on transforming dissatisfaction at , and therefore the Buddhist concept of .







Dzogchen: Heart of the Great Perfection

These teachings on Dzogchen, the guts essence of the Nyingma tradition of Lamaism, got by the Dalai Lama to Western students.








Destructive Emotions

A common challenge for humanity lies at the guts of this book, which documents a collaboration between the Dalai Lama and a gaggle of scientists that specialize in human behavior and understanding and countering destructive emotions.







Introduction to Buddhism

A brief introduction to Buddhism that is followed by a simplified practice of meditation specially designed for Western non-initiates is found in this book.







A Simple Path

The Dalai Lama Outlines Buddhism and therefore the , and introduces the and of Tibet through the images of Ian Cumming.







How to Practice The way of Meaningful Life

As a citizenry, we possess one common : the necessity for happiness and meaningful life. during this book, the Dalai Lama offers guidance for developing a daily practice within the quest to seek out true fulfillment.







Ancient Wisdom, Modern World


– Ethics for a New Millennium

The book by the Dalai Lama, during which he involves a spiritual revolution. With wit, insight, and common sense demonstrates that there are universal principles we will draw on which transcend the dilemma of belief and disbelief.





Spiritual Advice for Buddhists and Christians

The Dalai Lama speaks on four major themes in spirituality: prayer and meditation, the stages within the process of spiritual development; the role of the teacher, and therefore the reform of the community, and the of private and social transformation.







Healing Anger

– The Power of from a Buddhist Perspective

and methods for developing patience that is very relevant to Buddhists and to everyone seeking to enhance themselves supported the section on patience from the ‘Guide to the Bodhisattvas Way of Life’ by the Indian master .






Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying

For the modern scientist, the transitional states of sleeping, dreaming and dying lie at the forefront of research in science, neurology, and , and for the Buddhist practitioner, these same states represent crucial opportunities to rework itself.







Commentary on The Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva

One of ’s preferred texts, incorporating mind training and Lam-rim teachings. His Holiness elucidates each stanza and provides introductory talks on living one’s Buddhism.







Awakening the Mind, Lightening the Heart

The Dalai Lama details the first Kadampa mind transformation methods, basing his treatment on Pel’s Mind Training just like the Rays of the , which takes the practitioner through the processes of generating the aspirational mind of enlightenment.







The Path to Enlightenment

His Holiness Dalai Lama provides extensive teaching on the trail to enlightenment drawing out the meaning of the Third Dalai Lama’s famous ‘Essence of Refined Gold’.







The Way to Freedom

An essential primer on Lamaism for both beginners and advanced students supported the Lam Rim teachings. It covers refuge, , death, rebirth, the Four Noble Truths, and therefore the bodhisattva ideal and deeds.







The / Tradition of

This book presents an exceptional commentary on the primary ’s text on Mahamudra that uses Kagyu-style techniques for recognizing the traditional nature of the mind and typical Gelug methods in recognizing its deepest nature.







The Life of My Teacher: A Biography of Kyabjé Ling Rinpoché

In this book, Dalai Lama talks about the remarkable life of his teacher, who remained a strong anchor for him from childhood and into his emergence as a worldwide leader.







The Little Book of Wisdom

This is a handy pocketbook in which the Dalai lama foresight on daily living, , compassion, and justice.








The Heart of the Buddha’s Path

In this book, the Dalai Lama describes in clear and simple terms about how to bring and compassion into our daily lives.








The Joy of Living and Dying in Peace

This book by his holiness addresses the universal of how we can achieve meaningful lives and deaths.








Love, Kindness, and Universal Responsibility

This book reveals the of His Holiness, based on the concept of universal responsibility and reverence for all living beings.








Beyond Dogma

His Holiness responds to a wider range of contemporary social, political, and issues in this very book.








The Good Heart

The Dalai Lama provides an extraordinary Buddhist perspective on the teachings of , the mustard seed, the resurrection, and others.







Dialogues on Universal Responsibility and Education

Here the dialogue is from the workshop held in Delhi between the Dalai Lama and a group of , philosophers, teachers, and social reformers.








The World of Tibetan Buddhism

In this book, the Dalai Lama explains in brief but understandable detail, every aspect of the path to enlightenment.








A Flash of Lightning in the Dark of Night

Dalai Lama presents the manual of practical philosophy based on the Bodhicharyavatara by Shantideva in this book.

Worlds in Harmony

In this book, the old insights of Buddhism meet the modern western psychological theory.








Path to Bliss

Beginning with practices that develop an efficient mental outlook in one’s life, this book guides the scholar to more advanced techniques for developing the mind’s deepest potential and happiness.







Freedom in Exile


Dalai Lama talks freely of his life and the tragic story of Tibet and also discusses contemporary issues.







Ocean Of Wisdom

This book consists of sayings, , and inspirations that guide towards creating a positive attitude towards one’s self et al.








Policy of Kindness

This book is a comprehensive view of His holiness.








Opening of the Eye of New Awareness

This is especially for those who do not have the leisure to study the great texts, profound and full of impact.








Opening the Mind and Generating a Good Heart

This book deals with the training which explains how generating kindness is the core of the Buddha’s teaching.








Deity Yoga

This book focuses on the practice of , it describes the profound process of meditation in the Action and Performance .








Cultivating a Daily Meditation

This book is about two discourses that cover the essential points of Buddhism and provide a clear and simple method to cultivate a daily practice of meditation.







Mind Science

This book includes the historic dialogue between modern science and Buddhism in which the Dalai Lama and other Indo- scholars met leading authorities from the fields of , psychiatry, psychology, biology, neurobiology, and education.







The Dalai Lama at Harvard

This covers the special lectures given by Dalai lama at the university which includes an introduction to Buddhism and covers the wide spectrum of important issues.







Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment

The Dalai Lama gives a commentary to ’s seminal text, a for the Path to Enlightenment, and Lama Tsong Khapa’s Lines of Experience.







Stages of Meditation

Dalai Lama describes the nature of the mind and how to train in it to achieve abiding – perfect clarity and mental stability – and penetrative insight into reality.







The Meaning of Life



This very book includes the instructions on given by the Dalai Lama in London in 1984.







The essence of the Heart Sutra


This book includes the complete text of the Heart of Wisdom teachings given by the Dalai Lama in California in 2001.







Buddha Nature

Buddhist leader explains his ideas of and presents the complex concept of buddha nature within the perspective of Christian ideas of self, immortality, and endless soul.







A Call for Revolution

This book is an appeal to young people of the world that is written from conversations with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, with solutions for our chaotic, aggressive, divided times.








Here is the realization of mental peace to the experience of illness, , death, pain, pleasure, desire, and contentment.








The Dalai Lama on Environment

This book deals with the compilation of excerpts from speeches and teachings by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the importance of environmental protection delivered from 1987 through 2017.




The Middle Way – Faith Grounded in Reason

In this book, the Dalai Lama dispense a brief, brilliant presentation of the view of reality in the tradition of Buddhism.


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