Description - Inner Revolution: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Real Happiness by Robert Thurman
"The New York Times" calls him "America's number one Buddhist." He is the co-founder of Tibet House New York, was the first American Tibetan Buddhist monk, and has shared a thirty-five-year friendship with the Dalai Lama. Now, Robert Thurman presents his first completely original book, "an inspiring guide to incorporating Buddhist wisdom into daily life" ( "USA Today" ). Written with insight, enthusiasm, and impeccable scholarship, this is not only a practical primer on one of the world's most fascinating traditions but a wide-ranging look at the course of our civilization--and how we can alter it for the better. "Part spiritual memoir, part philosophical treatise and part religious history, Thurman's book is a passionate declaration of the possibilities of renewing the world." -- "Publishers Weekly" (starred review)
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(216mm x 146mm x 21mm)
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Author Biography - Robert Thurman
Robert Thurman, a college professor and writer for 30 years, holds the first owed chair in Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies in America at Columbia University. A co-founder and the president of Tibet House New York, an organization dedicated to preserving the angered civilization of Tibet, he is also the author of Infinite Life. Thurman was the first Western Tibetan Buddhist monk, is the co-founder and president of the Tibet House in New York, and shares a close, 35-year friendship with the Dalai Lama.