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The Basic Sources of Happiness

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ebook, 9 pages
Published May 14th 2014 by Not Avail (first published November 18th 2013)
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Jan 22, 2014 lisa rated it it was amazing
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enjoyed and will use daily , recommend for any age group to be inspired. Thank you for your time hope this helps
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Don't think of it as buying it, think of it as investing in you.
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Jan 05, 2015 Rubina rated it really liked it
This book is really short. Just 10pages, the message is simple yet profound. According to the Dalai Lama, the basic sources of happiness are a good heart, compassion and forgiveness. These attitudes are fundamental to our survival as human beings. To develop compassion and love, we need to have awareness and deeper understanding of the negative results of anger and the positive results of compassion. Mental tranquility or calmness is an important source of happiness.
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Jan 18, 2015 Renée rated it really liked it
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I enjoy most texts from The Dalai Lama. This one is no different. Simply stated and easily understood. Animosity is mostly harmful to oneself, but to oneself it is always disruptive.
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The Dalai Lamas wisdom is boundless. This book may be short and sweet but it is straightforward and to the point. Very helpful when your nerve's are wearing thin.
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Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso (born Lhamo Döndrub), the 14th Dalai Lama, is a practicing member of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism and is influential as a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, the world's most famous Buddhist monk, and the leader of the exiled Tibetan government in India.

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“Mental tranquility, or calmness, is a very important source of happiness. An external enemy, no matter how powerful, cannot strike directly at our mental calmness, because calmness is formless. Our happiness or joy can only be destroyed by our own anger. The real enemy of joy is anger.” 0 likes
“Our altruistic mind is the key to our happiness as individuals, families, nations, and as an international community.” 0 likes
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