Search Results: "Dalai Lama"


BOOK REVIEW

STONES OF THE DALAI LAMA by Ken Mitchell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 1993

"Mitchell's humor misses as often as it hits in this piquant- -but inconsistently appealing—parable of sin and absolution."
Western puritanism and Eastern fatalism propel this odd, picaresque tale of a small-time academic whose theft of a Tibetan burial marker sends his life spinning out of control—in a first US appearance for Canadian novelist Mitchell. Read full book review >

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ETHICS FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM by Dalai Lama
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 2, 1999

"Simple but not simplistic."
This call to compassionate ethics fuses 1990s universalism with the Golden Rule. Read full book review >

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BEYOND RELIGION  by Dalai Lama
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 6, 2011

"An impressive guide for teaching religious tolerance and respect to readers of all ages."
The Dalai Lama (A Profound Mind: Cultivating Wisdom in Everyday Life, 2011, etc.) proposes an ethical approach to a happier existence that transcends religion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 12, 2001

"The Dalai Lama's devotees will no doubt be thrilled by this new offering; others may wonder what distinguishes His Holiness from Robert Fulghum."
Familiar wisdom from the Dalai Lama: a collection of lectures that His Holiness (The Path to Tranquility, 1999, etc.) has delivered in recent years. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Although readers may not be able to spend five hours a day in meditation and prayer like the Dalai Lama, they will come away with a better sense of the importance of communication, forgiveness and empathy, regardless of the circumstances."
Tales of kindness and understanding from the Dalai Lama. Read full book review >

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THE PATH TO TRANQUILITY by Dalai Lama
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 1999

"Dip into this book, but don't make it your daily companion for a year."
A mezzo-mezzo book from the Dalai Lama (Ethics for the New Millennium, p. 1044). Read full book review >

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VIOLENCE AND COMPASSION by Dalai Lama
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

"Admirers of the Dalai Lama should not feel they have to add this to their collection."
French film writer Carriäre (The Return of Martin Guerre, etc.) does most of the talking in this set of conversations with Tibet's world-acclaimed religious leader. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 17, 2011

"A useful study, especially considering the enormous growth in interest in Tibetan Buddhism."
Journalist and former mountain guide Veenhof offers a clearer understanding of the singular man who penetrated the mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism and disseminated the practices to the West. Read full book review >

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THE LITTLE LAMA OF TIBET by Lois Raimondo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"Pronunciation of names is given in the text. (Nonfiction. 5-9)"
A photo essay about six-year-old Ling Rinpoche, a young Tibetan Buddhist monk, said to be the reincarnation of the late tutor of the present Dalai Lama. Read full book review >

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THE ONE AND ONLY ZOË LAMA by Tish Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2008

Readers will fairly hear a laugh track in the background of this pleasant-enough tween-girl-sitcom-script of a story, companion to 2007's The Invisible Rules of the Zoë Lama. Read full book review >