The Art of Happiness is a one-of-a-kind book by the Dalai Lama and Howard Cutler, a psychiatrist who interviews the Dalai Lama. The book is about the concept of happiness and how we can attain it.
Summary of the Book
In this book, spiritual and temporal leader of Tibet and Nobel Prize winner, Dalai Lama tells his readers that happiness is the purpose of life and that every decision we take is to achieve happiness in life. With the help of conversations, stories, and meditations, the Dalai Lama shows his readers how to overcome anxiety, anger, insecurity and discouragement. Together with Dr. Cutler, the Dalai Lama writes about the various facets of everyday life such as relationships, loss, and how to attain inner peace. This book will make for a very engaging and interesting read for those interested in the life and teachings of the Dalai Lama.
About the Authors
Tenzin Gyatso is the 14th and the current Dalai Lama. The Dalai Lama is a high lama in the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, and is also well known for his lifelong advocacy for Tibetans inside and outside Tibet. He was born in Taktser, Qinghai and was selected as the rebirth of the 13th Dalai Lama, two years after his birth. He was formally recognized as the 14th Dalai Lama on 17 November 1950, at the age of 15. He has authored several books including Deity Yoga: In Action and Performance Tantras, The World of Tibetan Buddhism and Ancient Wisdom, Modern World: Ethics for the New Millennium.
Howard C. Cutler is an American author and psychiatrist. He has been interviewed by Time and O, The Oprah Magazine. He has also spoken to audiences and offered workshops to aid in happiness in America and around the world.
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