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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (207 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Tenzin Gyatso Narrator: Losang Gyats Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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"Pay attention not only to the cultivation of knowledge but to the cultivation of qualities of the heart, so that at the end of education, not only will you be knowledgeable, but also you will be a warm-hearted and compassionate person."

-- His Holiness the Dalai Lama, from Live in a Better Way

As accessible as it is inspirational, this audiobook to approaching life "in a better way" represents a decade's worth of His Holiness's annual public lectures given in India to audiences from all walks of life. The Dalai Lama's characteristically candid guidance on living fully and responsibly, especially at the onset of a new millennium, focuses on specific themes that range from religious tolerance to compassion and non-violence. With a practical introduction to Buddhism and the Dalai Lama's own spiritual heritage, written by renowned Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche, this is the perfect audiobook for seekers at any stage along the path of life. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Good examples of how the Dalai Lama must be supremely accessible in thought and speech…The book’s ultimate message of happiness through compassion is a vital one.” 

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Occasionally a book comes along that you want to take outside, shove into the hand of every passerby, and say, ‘Read this and be enlightened.’ The Dalai Lama’s latest collection of lectures is like that.” 

    Amazon.com, editorial review

  • “Accessible without being overly simplistic. Losang Gyatso exudes the quiet patience that is integral to the teachings presented. He is neither preachy nor overly earnest. His manner is consistent with that of a teacher who is encouraging his students to learn through the words of the Buddha and other teachers and ultimately to find their own way in whatever religion they call their own.” 


Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jackie | 11/23/2013

    " I read this in 2001, and it helped me to consider how my life impacts others. The readings help to get in touch with your compassionate side and gain perspective on living outside yourself and your worries. I really need to re-read this again very soon. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Robyn | 11/6/2013

    " If life stresses you out, read this book and it'll put everything in perspective! You don't have to be religious to get something out of this book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Cherie | 8/28/2013

    " More wisdom from the Dalai Lama "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Cameron | 4/15/2013

    " This is my early morning reading meditative reading. Who better than the Dalai Lama XIV to get your spirit engaged and going in a positive direction? "

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