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  • Published: 1 December 2009
  • ISBN: 9781846041235
  • Imprint: Rider
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $19.99

Becoming Enlightened




From His Holiness the Dalai Lama, an inspiring guide to ending the cycle of suffering in our lives

In this thoughtful and essential book, His Holiness the Dalai Lama offers a series of practical tools to lead each and every one of us further along the path to enlightenment. Here, he gently guides us through a process founded in ancient Buddhist wisdom that will help us make sense of our lives today.

In Becoming Enlightened he shows us how to free ourselves from the cycle of suffering that torments so many, and how to deal with any negative emotions we may encounter along the way. We can learn how to broaden our outlook, adjust our personal values, and find our true place in the world. By following in the steps of this inspiring work, we may come to know for ourselves the true nature of happiness, and advance in our journey to complete enlightenment.

  • Published: 1 December 2009
  • ISBN: 9781846041235
  • Imprint: Rider
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Dalai Lama

Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people. His tireless efforts on behalf of human rights and world peace have brought him international recognition. He is the recipient of the Raoul Wallenberg Congressional Human Rights Award, the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award, the Congressional Gold Medal, and the Nobel Peace Prize. 

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Praise for Becoming Enlightened

A symbol of serenity, a spiritual leader second only to the Pope

Independent

The Dalai Lama is the most influential person in the world

Time magazine

He draws crowds that no other spiritual leader or politician could hope to match...he seems to look at life in a different way to everyone else

The Times

A man of great intelligence and charm...He has become the lynch pin of hope for a great many people

Professor Robert Thurman, author of Infinite Life

A subtle, quick, complex and extraordinarily intelligent man who brings three qualities to a spiritual discourse - gentleness, clarity and laughter

Professor Robert Kieley, Harvard University

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