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The Dalai Lama


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The Bodhisattva Path to Unsurpassed Enlightenment
Written by Asanga, Translated by Artemus B. Engle, Foreword by The Dalai Lama
Snow Lion | Hardcover | March 2016
$54.95/70.95(Canada) | 978-1-55939-429-1 (1-55939-429-3)

A complete translation of Asanga's classic work on the distinguishing qualities of bodhisattvas that describes how to awaken, develop, and perfect the mind of enlightenment in the Great Vehicle, or Mahayana, Buddhist tradition.

Arya Asanga, famous for having been the conduit through which the teachings contained in the Five Texts of... Read more

Healing Emotions
Written by Daniel Goleman and The Dalai Lama
Shambhala | Trade Paperback | January 2003
$24.95/28.95(Canada) | 978-1-59030-010-7 (1-59030-010-6)

Can the mind heal the body? The Buddhist tradition says yes—and now many Western scientists are beginning to agree. Healing Emotions is the record of an extraordinary series of encounters between the Dalai Lama and prominent Western psychologists, physicians, and meditation teachers that sheds new light on the mind-body connection... Read more

Gentle Bridges
Written by Jeremy W. Hayward and The Dalai Lama, Edited by Francisco J. Varela
Shambhala | Trade Paperback | October 2001
$23.95/35.95(Canada) | 978-1-57062-893-1 (1-57062-893-9)

What is the essence of the mind? Could computers ever have consciousness? Can compassion be learned? When does consciousness enter the human embryo? These are just some of the many questions that were discussed during a historic meeting that took place between several prominent Western scientists and the Dalai Lama. Gentle... Read more

Where Buddhism Meets Neuroscience
Written by The Dalai Lama, Edited by Zara Houshmand, Robert B. Livingston and B. Alan Wallace
Shambhala | Trade Paperback | October 2018
$16.95/22.95(Canada) | 978-1-55939-478-9 (1-55939-478-1)

This book, designed as a conversation between the Dalai Lama and Western neuroscientists, takes readers on a journey through opposing fields of thought--showing that they may not be so opposing after all.

Is the mind an ephemeral side effect of the brain’s physical processes? Are there forms of consciousness so subtle that... Read more

The Complete Foundation
Written by The Dalai Lama
Shambhala | Trade Paperback | August 2018
$18.95/24.95(Canada) | 978-1-55939-476-5 (1-55939-476-5)

His Holiness the Dalai Lama provides intimate details on advanced mind-training practices using visualization, reason, and contemplation.

Clear, eloquent, simple, and profound, His Holiness’s teachings are easily accessible to beginning practitioners yet richly nourishing to those more advanced in practice. In The Complete Foundation, the Dalai Lama shows how visualization, reason, and... Read more

An Introduction to Buddhism
Written by The Dalai Lama
Shambhala | Trade Paperback | July 2018
$16.95/22.95(Canada) | 978-1-55939-475-8 (1-55939-475-7)

The "Core Teachings of the Dalai Lama" series begins with this small book of teachings by His Holiness, the perfect introduction to traditional Tibetan Buddhist thought and practice.

There is no one more suited to introduce beginners—and remind seasoned practitioners— of the fundamentals of Tibetan Buddhism than His Holiness the Dalai Lama... Read more

Perfecting Patience
Written by The Dalai Lama, Translated by Thupten Jinpa
Shambhala | Trade Paperback | November 2018
$16.95/22.95(Canada) | 978-1-55939-479-6 (1-55939-479-X)

In the days of extremism and severely divisive belief systems, learning patience and compassion practices (from the modern master of patience and compassion) is more valuable than ever.

All of the world’s major religions emphasize the importance of love, compassion, and tolerance. This is particularly true in the Buddhist traditions, which unanimously... Read more