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The art of happiness : a handbook for living

Author: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV; Howard C Cutler
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the world's greatest spiritual leaders teams up with a psychiatrist to share, for the first time, how he achieved his hard-won serenity and how readers can attain the same inner peace.
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV; Howard C Cutler
ISBN: 9781594488894 9781573221115 1594488894 1573221112 9780733608582 0733608582
OCLC Number: 39223562
Notes: UNCG University Libraries notes:
Pt. I. The Purpose of Life. Ch. 1. The Right to Happiness. Ch. 2. The Sources of Happiness. Ch. 3. Training the Mind for Happiness. Ch. 4. Reclaiming Our Innate State of Happiness -- Pt. II. Human Warmth and Compassion. Ch. 5. A New Model for Intimacy. Ch. 6. Deepening Our Connection to Others. Ch. 7. The Value and Benefits of Compassion -- Pt. III. Transforming Suffering. Ch. 8. Facing Suffering. Ch. 9. Self-Created Suffering. Ch. 10. Shifting Perspective. Ch. 11. Finding Meaning in Pain and Suffering -- Pt. IV. Overcoming Obstacles. Ch. 12. Bringing About Change. Ch. 13. Dealing with Anger and Hatred. Ch. 14. Dealing with Anxiety and Building Self-Esteem -- Pt. V. Closing Reflections on Living a Spiritual Life. Ch. 15. Basic Spiritual Values.
Selected titles by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Performer(s): Featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Read by Howard C. Cutler with Ernest Abuba.
Description: x, 322 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Purpose of life: Right to happiness --
Sources of happiness --
Training the mind for happiness --
Reclaiming our innate state of happiness --
Human warmth and compassion: New model for intimacy --
Deepening our connection to others --
Value and benefits of compassion --
Transforming suffering: Facing suffering --
Self-created suffering --
Shifting perspective --
Finding meaning in pain and suffering --
Overcoming obstacles: Bringing about change --
Dealing with anger and hatred --
Dealing with anxiety and building self-esteem --
Closing reflections on living a spiritual life: Basic spiritual values.
Responsibility: the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler.
Local System Bib Number:
ocm39223562

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One of the world's greatest spiritual leaders teams up with a psychiatrist to share, for the first time, how he achieved his hard-won serenity and how readers can attain the same inner peace.
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