Synopses & Reviews
Life involves suffering. Desire is the source of our suffering. There is a way to put an end to our desire. The way out of desire is to live one's life according to eight basic principles. These four noble truths were the subject of the Buddha's first sermon and form the core of Buddhist teaching. The Dalai Lama describes these unique teachings here as he presented them to the West for the first time in 1997.
This book contains the essential guide to some of the central Buddhist teachings based on the recent UK lectures by his holiness.
This volume includes: -
'The Four Noble truths', one of the most central tenets of Tibetan Buddhism.
The need to balance spiritual and material values.
'Compassion, the Basis for Human Happiness'
A guide to some of central teachings of Buddhism based on recent UK lectures by the Dalai Lama. This volume includes: "The Four Noble Truths", a central tenet of Tibetan Buddhism; the need to balance spiritual and material values; and "Compassion, The Basis for Human Happiness".