The Book of Joy

Lasting Happiness in a Changing World

Author: Dalai Lama,Desmond Tutu,Douglas Carlton Abrams

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399185062

Category: Self-Help

Page: 368

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An instant New York Times bestseller Two spiritual giants. Five days. One timeless question. Nobel Peace Prize Laureates His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have survived more than fifty years of exile and the soul-crushing violence of oppression. Despite their hardships—or, as they would say, because of them—they are two of the most joyful people on the planet. In April 2015, Archbishop Tutu traveled to the Dalai Lama's home in Dharamsala, India, to celebrate His Holiness's eightieth birthday and to create what they hoped would be a gift for others. They looked back on their long lives to answer a single burning question: How do we find joy in the face of life's inevitable suffering? They traded intimate stories, teased each other continually, and shared their spiritual practices. By the end of a week filled with laughter and punctuated with tears, these two global heroes had stared into the abyss and despair of our time and revealed how to live a life brimming with joy. This book offers us a rare opportunity to experience their astonishing and unprecendented week together, from the first embrace to the final good-bye. We get to listen as they explore the Nature of True Joy and confront each of the Obstacles of Joy—from fear, stress, and anger to grief, illness, and death. They then offer us the Eight Pillars of Joy, which provide the foundation for lasting happiness. Throughout, they include stories, wisdom, and science. Finally, they share their daily Joy Practices that anchor their own emotional and spiritual lives. The Archbishop has never claimed sainthood, and the Dalai Lama considers himself a simple monk. In this unique collaboration, they offer us the reflection of real lives filled with pain and turmoil in the midst of which they have been able to discover a level of peace, of courage, and of joy to which we can all aspire in our own lives.
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Summary of The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama & Desmond Tutu

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​The Book of Joy by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu | Book Summary | Readtrepreneur (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book, but an unofficial summary.) Always feeling like you can't cope with this ever-changing World? Want to finally experience how lasting happiness feels like? The Book of Joy tells the story of 2 spiritual giants, Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu and how they achieve lasting happiness in this ever-changing world. Truth is, most people misunderstand what Joy really means. It is far deeper than just wealth, fame, recognition and material possessions. (Note: This summary is wholly written and published by readtrepreneur. It is not affiliated with the original author in any way) "If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito." – Dalai Lama Many of us get caught up in our day-to-day busy lives. Is being busy an excuse for us not to attain peace, courage and joy? Or do are we simply lacking some wise advice? Joy is rare in our Today's world. What is the essence of True Joy? How can we attain it? P.S. If you've always been feeling stressed out, overwhelmed and defeated by life, this book will open up your pathway to lasting happiness. The Time for Thinking is Over! Time for Action! Scroll Up Now and Click on the "Buy now with 1-Click" Button to Grab your Copy Right Away! Why Choose Us, Readtrepreneur?  Highest Quality Summaries  Delivers Amazing Knowledge  Awesome Refresher  Clear And Concise Disclaimer Once Again: This book is meant for a great companionship of the original book or to simply get the gist of the original book.
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Summary of The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama & Desmond Tutu

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Publisher: Readtrepreneur Publishing

ISBN: 1386902659

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​The Book of Joy by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu | Book Summary | Readtrepreneur (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book, but an unofficial summary.) Always feeling like you can't cope with this ever-changing World? Want to finally experience how lasting happiness feels like? The Book of Joy tells the story of 2 spiritual giants, Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu and how they achieve lasting happiness in this ever-changing world. Truth is, most people misunderstand what Joy really means. It is far deeper than just wealth, fame, recognition and material possessions. (Note: This summary is wholly written and published by readtrepreneur. It is not affiliated with the original author in any way) "If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito." – Dalai Lama Many of us get caught up in our day-to-day busy lives. Is being busy an excuse for us not to attain peace, courage and joy? Or do are we simply lacking some wise advice? Joy is rare in our Today's world. What is the essence of True Joy? How can we attain it? P.S. If you've always been feeling stressed out, overwhelmed and defeated by life, this book will open up your pathway to lasting happiness. The Time for Thinking is Over! Time for Action! Scroll Up Now and Click on the "Buy now with 1-Click" Button to Grab your Copy Right Away! Why Choose Us, Readtrepreneur?  Highest Quality Summaries  Delivers Amazing Knowledge  Awesome Refresher  Clear And Concise Disclaimer Once Again: This book is meant for a great companionship of the original book or to simply get the gist of the original book.
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Summary of the Book of Joy

By Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu Includes Key Takeaways & Analysis

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ISBN: 9781540511263

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PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary, analysis and review of the book and not the original book. Don't miss this rare glimpse into the wisdom of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The Book of Joy tells you how to achieve lasting happiness in a changing world. No one can deny the wisdom of these two spiritual giants. This FastReads Summary & Analysis offers supplementary material to The Book of Joy to help you distill the key takeaways, review the book's content, and further understand the writing style and overall themes from an editorial perspective. Whether you'd like to deepen your understanding, refresh your memory, or simply decide whether or not this book is for you, FastReads Summary is here to help. Absorb everything you need to know in under 20 minutes! What does this FastReads Summary Include? Executive Summary of the original book Key Takeaways from each chapter Chapter-by-chapter synopses Exposition & Analysis Original Book Summary Overview In The Book of Joy, his Holiness, the Dalai Lama, and the Archbishop Desmond Tutu talk about how true joy is essential for our lives. They highlight several ways where we can embrace joy and find a purpose. Although they both suffered depressing times in exile, they experience greater joy and affirm the truth about the relationship between profound joy and sadness with amazing clarity. There are various obstacles such as fear, adversity, and anger that deprive us of being joyful, but if one utilizes the eight pillars - humility, perspective, humor, forgiveness, compassion, acceptance, gratitude, and generosity - then it is possible to embrace joy. BEFORE YOU BUY: The purpose of this FastReads Summary & Analysis is to help you decide if it's worth the time, money and effort reading the original book (if you haven't already). FastReads has pulled out the essence-but only to help you ascertain the value of the book for yourself. This analysis is meant as a supplement to, and not a replacement for, The Book of Joy.
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The Book of Joy - Summarized for Busy People: Lasting Happiness In a Changing World

Author: Goldmine Reads

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 0359011160

Category: Religion

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Two great spiritual leaders answer one timeless question about joy amidst adversity. His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have experienced more than fifty years of adversity but despite their hardships, they are considered two of the most joyful people in the world. Dalai Lama’s birthday in April 2015 inspired Archbishop Tutu to visit him in Dharamsala to celebrate and talk about something inherently important to them. The subject is joy. The two spiritual masters look back on the lives and answer the enduring question about finding joy amidst inevitable suffering in life. They shared jokes, intimate stories, and spiritual practices which had ended in laughter as the two reveal the secret to living a joyful life despite the negativity and despair of our time. The book opens up their week spent together from the first greeting in a warm embrace to the final goodbye.
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Believe

The Words and Inspiration of Desmond Tutu

Author: N.A

Publisher: Blue Mountain Arts, Inc.

ISBN: 9781598422412

Category: Religion

Page: 95

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BELIEVE: The Words and Inspiration of Desmond Tutu is part of the new Me We book series from Blue Mountain ArtsA(R). Inspired by the life and philosophy of one of the 20th centuryas most remarkable humanitarians, this book combines compelling photographs of Archbishop Tutu with quotations from his most inspiring speeches and writings to capture the true essence of his timeless messages of peace, freedom, and love. The book also includes an introduction by Tutu and an in-depth biographical essay by South African writer/novelist Mike Nicol.
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Peace

The Words and Inspiration of Mahatma Gandhi

Author: Mahatma Gandhi

Publisher: Blue Mountain Arts, Inc.

ISBN: 9781598422429

Category: Political Science

Page: 95

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PEACE: The Words and Inspiration of Mahatma Gandhi is part of the new Me We book series from Blue Mountain ArtsA(R). Inspired by the life and philosophy of one of the 20th centuryas most remarkable humanitarians, this book combines compelling photographs of Gandhi with quotations from his most inspiring speeches and writings to capture the true essence of his timeless messages of peace, equality, and love. The book also includes an in-depth biographical essay by South African writer/novelist Mike Nicol and an introduction by Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
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The Book of Forgiving

The Fourfold Path of Healing for Ourselves and Our World

Author: Desmond Tutu,Mpho A. Tutu,Douglas C Abrams

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007565184

Category:

Page: 224

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All of us have at times needed both to forgive and be forgiven - whether small, everyday harms or real traumas. But the path to forgiveness is not easy, and the process unclear. How do we let go of resentment when we have been harmed, at times irreparably? How do we forgive and still pursue justice? How do we heal our hearts? How do we heal the harm we have caused others? And how do we forgive ourselves? Drawing on his memories of reconciliation in post-apartheid South Africa, Archbishop Desmond Tutu offers four concrete steps to forgiving and being forgiven.
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In My Own Words

An Introduction to My Teachings and Philosophy

Author: Dalai Lama XIV,Rajiv Mehrotra

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1458772209

Category: Religion

Page: 188

View: 1989

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama is celebrated as Buddhism's preeminent spiritual master and teacher, embodying the highest aspirations of this rich tradition that is more than 2,500 years old. With both profundity and simplicity, he has carried the nuanced teachings of the Buddha to the far corners of the globe, and in the process has touched and transformed millions of lives. Like the Buddha himself, the Dalai Lama, with his ever-smiling face, reaches out to people in ways that connect to their individual mental dispositions, abilities, and everyday realities. Buddhism, which never seeks to proselytize, has been made accessible by the Dalai Lama to both non-Buddhists and Buddhists alike so that we may all learn from one of the most valuable strands of our shared heritage. This fascinating book brings together extracts from some of His Holiness's most powerful writings and talks. As he explains the elements of the Buddha's teachings and the basic practices of meditation, he also engages and reconciles the innovations of modern science with Buddhist perspectives. Ultimately, His Holiness calls for the celebration of diversity and the recognition of interdependence that breeds a sense of Universal Responsibility - which must govern all of our relationships in this increasingly fragmented world. Serving as the perfect introduction to the Dalai Lama's philosophy, both Buddhist and secular, In My Own Words is just the book for gleaning insights into the mind of one of the world's greatest spiritual icons.
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Love

The Words and Inspiration of Mother Teresa

Author: N.A

Publisher: Blue Mountain Arts, Inc.

ISBN: 9781598422436

Category: Religion

Page: 95

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LOVE: The Words and Inspiration of Mother Teresa is part of the new Me We book series from Blue Mountain ArtsA(R). Inspired by the life and philosophy of one of the 20th centuryas most remarkable humanitarians, this book combines compelling photographs of Mother Teresa with quotations from her most inspiring speeches and writings to capture the true essence of her timeless messages of peace, acceptance, and love. The book also includes an in-depth biographical essay by South African writer/novelist Mike Nicol and an introduction by Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
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