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The New York Times calls him "America's number one Buddhist." He is the co-founder of Tibet House New York, was the first American Tibetan Buddhist monk, and has shared a thirty-five-year friendship with the Dalai Lama. Now, Robert Thurman presents his first completely original book, an introduction to Buddhism and "an inspiring guide to incorporating Buddhist wisdom into daily life" (USA Today). Written with insight, enthusiasm, and impeccable scholarship, Inner Revolution is not only a national bestseller and practical primer on one of the world's most fascinating traditions, but it is also a wide-ranging look at the course of our civilization--and how we can alter it for the better. "Part spiritual memoir, part philosophical treatise and part religious history, Thurman's book is a passionate declaration of the possibilities of renewing the world" (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

Synopsis:

Named as one of "Time" magazine's 25 most-influential people of 1997, legendary professor Robert Thurman tells how Buddhism can change one's life . . . and change the world.

About the Author

Robert Thurman, a college professor and writer for 30 years, holds the first owed chair in Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies in America at Columbia University. A co-founder and the president of Tibet House New York, an organization dedicated to preserving the angered civilization of Tibet, he is also the author of Infinite Life. Thurman was the first Western Tibetan Buddhist monk, is the co-founder and president of the Tibet House in New York, and shares a close, 35-year friendship with the Dalai Lama.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Introduction

Chapter I: Awakening

Chapter II: Searching for the Self

Chapter III: The Cool Revolution

Chapter IV: A Kingly Revolution

Chapter V: The Soul of Enlightenment

Chapter VI: The Power of Cool Heroism

Chapter VII: The World-Taming Adepts

Chapter VIII: Inner Modernity

Chapter IX: Hope for the Third Millennium: The Reunion of Outer and Inner

Epilogue

Appendix

Product Details

ISBN:
9781573227193
Foreword:
Dalai Lama
Author:
Dalai Lama
Author:
Thurman, Robert A. F.
Author:
Thurman, Robert
Publisher:
Riverhead Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Happiness
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Buddhism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
no. 98-17
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.24x5.52x.87 in. .80 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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