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One of the Dalai Lamas most striking qualities is his genuine interest in Western scientific and social thought. He firmly believes that if Buddhism is to have relevance today, it must be flexible and dynamic, able to take in new ideas and adapt to new situations. In Worlds in Harmony, he combines timeless Buddhist teachings with modern Western psychological theory to ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published December 30th 2008 by Parallax Press (first published September 1st 1992)
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David
Jan 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this man. Maybe I should do something significant so I can get invited to meet with His Holiness. I've heard it's a life changing experience. Simple advice, simply put. There is nothing more I can say.
Lukas Rupp
May 23, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
wunderschön. es lernte mich auch die menschen zu lieben, welche nicht immer gut zu mir waren.
Kai Weber
Jan 24, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: theology
As a Western reader who has been raised in the spirits of Christianity and enlightenment, I have arrived at moral ideas quite similar with those presented here by the Dalai Lama. That's on the one hand good to see, this kind of universality of ethics. On the other hand the book doesn't expand our knowledge on the topic too much. The book has to be taken as what it is: preaching. And I don't demand preaching to be banned from this world. No, we human slackers need preaching, not for ...more
Sujata Sahni
All major traditions carry the same message, that of love, compassion and forgiveness. The important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
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The book covers various aspects of celebrating diversity, supporting personal transformation, developing co-existence, encouraging non - violence and building capacity for conflict transformation.

Suzi
Jun 27, 2009 rated it it was amazing
I am still reading this book from July??? Yes it is all about anger so as you can guess I have to go back and read every chapter 3 or 4 times :/
Pan_filuta
Nov 23, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Daniel Goleman a Dalailama debatujíce o psychologii? A k tomu asi 1000 dalších specialistů. Neuvěřitelně zajímavá kniha.
Timothy Finucane
Oct 17, 2010 rated it liked it
I had to look past the supernatural references, but overall, the Dalai Lama's message of caring and compassion for our fellow man sits well with this secular humanist.
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