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Read online Ethics for the New Millennium.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Ethics for the New Millennium In a difficult uncertain time it takes a person of great courage such as the Dalai Lama to give us hope Regardless of the violence and cynicism we see on television and read about in the news there is an argument to be made for basic human goodness The number of people who spend their lives engaged in violence and dishonesty is tiny compared to the vast majority who would wish others only well According to the Dalai Lama our survival has depended and will continue to depend on our basic goodness i Ethics for the New Millennium i presents a moral system based on universal rather than religious principles Its ultimate goal is happiness for every individual irrespective of religious beliefs Though he himself a practicing Buddhist the Dalai Lama s teachings and the moral compass that guides him can lead each and every one of us Muslim Christian Jew Buddhist or atheist to a happier more fulfilling life .

His Holiness the Dalai Lama s newest book i The Wisdom of Compassion i is now available from Riverhead Books by Dalai Lama XIV

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Ethics for the New Millennium
Title:Ethics for the New Millennium
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Number of Pages:237
Category:Non fiction, Philosophy, Buddhism, Religion, Spirituality
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Galileo Copernicus Newton Niels Bohr Einstein Their insights shook our perception of who we are and where we stand in the world and in their wake have left an uneasy coexistence science vs religion faith vs empirical inquiry Which is the keeper of truth Which is the true path to understanding reality br br After forty years of study with some of the greatest scientific minds as well as a lifetime of meditative spiritual and philosophic study the Dalai Lama presents a brilliant analysis of why all avenues of inquiry scientific as well as spiritual must be pursued in order to arrive at a complete picture of the truth Through an examination of Darwinism and karma quantum mechanics and philosophical insight into the nature of reality neurobiology and the study of consciousness the Dalai Lama draws significant parallels between contemplative and scientific examinations of reality br br This breathtakingly personal examination is a tribute to the Dalai Lama s teachers both of science and spirituality The legacy of this book is a vision of the world in which our different approaches to understanding ourselves our universe and one another can be brought together in the service of humanity, b An unprecedented event a beloved world religious leader proposes a way to lead an ethical happy and spiritual life beyond religion and offers a program of mental training for cultivating key human values b br br Ten years ago in his best selling i Ethics for a New Millennium i His Holiness the Dalai Lama first proposed an approach to ethics based on universal rather than religious principles Now in i Beyond Religion i the Dalai Lama at his most compassionate and outspoken elaborates and deepens his vision for the nonreligious way br br Transcending the mere religion wars he outlines a system of ethics for our shared world one that gives full respect to religion With the highest level of spiritual and intellectual authority the Dalai Lama makes a stirring appeal for what he calls a third way a path to an ethical and happy life and to a global human community based on understanding and mutual respect br br i Beyond Religion i is an essential statement from the Dalai Lama a blueprint for all those who may choose not to identify with a religious tradition yet still yearn for a life of spiritual fulfillment as they work for a better world, In this astonishingly frank autobiography the Dalai Lama reveals the remarkable inner strength that allowed him to master both the mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism and the brutal realities of Chinese Communism, Like the two wings of a bird love and insight work cooperatively to bring about enlightenment says a fundamental Buddhist teaching According to His Holiness the Dalai Lama we each possess the ability to achieve happiness and a meaningful life but the key to realizing that goal is self knowledge In How to See Yourself As You Really Are the world s foremost Buddhist leader and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize shows readers how to recognize and dispel misguided notions of self and embrace the world from a more realistic and loving perspective Step by step exercises help readers shatter their false assumptions and ideas and see the world as it actually exists By directing our attention to the false veneer that so bedazzles our senses and our thoughts His Holiness sets the stage for discovering the reality behind appearances But getting past one s misconceptions is only a prelude to right action and the book s final section describes how to harness the power of meditative concentration to the service of love and vice versa so that true altruistic enlightenment is attained br br Enlivened by personal anecdotes and intimate accounts of the Dalai Lama s own life experiences How to See Yourself As You Really Are is an inspirational and empowering guide to achieving self awareness that can be read and enjoyed by spiritual seekers of all faiths