of ones mind than by ones external conditions, circumstances, or eventsat least once ones basic survival needs are met and that happiness can be achieved through the systematic. He is the leader of the Tibetan government in exile centered in Dharmsala, India. The Purpose of Life edit, chapter 1: The Right to Happiness edit "I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. Also, being a refugee creates a lot of new opportunities for meeting with many people. Maintaining a self-image is so important in our culture that many people will stay in relationships that support negative aspects of their self-images, if they believe that the alternative is to be "no one". At times they seem like stupid questions, but on the whole Cutler and the Dalai Lama form a Watson/Holmes pair. He was 52 years old. " page 64 Part Two: Human Warmth and Compassion. Cutler speculates that if the Dalai Lama's definition of loving someone is to wish for their happiness an release from suffering, even most of those suffering from self-hatred do indeed love themselves as well. "The Dalai Lama's strategy, however, seemed to bypass working on social skills or external behaviors, in favor of an approach that cut directly to the heart - realizing the value of compassion and then cultivating." page 71 Cutler realizes the number of people involved.
Cutler"s the Dalai Lama at length, providing context and describing some details of the settings in which the interviews took place, as well as adding his own reflections on issues. An updated edition of a beloved classicthe original book on happiness, with new material from His Holiness the Dalai Lama and.
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The Dalai Lama has written several books about his own life and traditional life in Tibet: My Land and People (1962 Freedom in Exile (1990 and, my Tibet (1990). The Dalai Lama sees happiness as an objective: people setting goals and working to achieve them thus creating happiness in oneself. " page 307 "External religious practices or activities are secondary to your conducting a truly spiritual way of life, based on the basic spiritual values, because it is possible that all of these external religious activities can still go along with a person's harboring. Chapter 6: Deepening Our Connection to Others edit According to Chapter 5, Howard. "But is happiness a reasonable goal for most of us? On the other hand, if your basic outlook accepts that suffering is a natural part of your existence, this will undoubtedly make you more tolerant towards the adversities of life. " page 294 After admitting that his own daily devotions take as much as four hours, the Dalai Lama recommends that anyone should be able to find a half hour a day for meditation, or perhaps a half hour in the morning and another half. We each have our own way of dealing with suffering, and none of them are right or wrong. " page 173 " Even though when you are angry at someone you might feel that the person has no positive qualities, the reality is that nobody is 100 percent bad.
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