Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful. Quote from The Dalai Lama
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No. 16: The Art of Happiness, by The Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama's self-help book, 'The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living ', has landed at No. 16 on our list of the Top 100 self-help books of all time.

Classic Self-Help BooksA readable look at some of the central tenets of Buddhism, “The Art of Happiness,” gives us the opportunity to hear the Dalai Lama answering some of life’s most difficult questions. What is the life? For the Dalai Lama, it’s happiness, and he talks at length about how one can find it despite life’s anxieties, anger and jealousies. Cutler (the author who interviewed the Dalia Lama) goes on to ask deeper questions: How do you handle the death of a loved one? Why do we suffer? Is romantic love true love?

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1) 'Amazon.com: How to See Yourself As You Really Are', by The Dalai Lama. Self-knowledge as well as an accurate and honest self-image are the keys to happiness and a meaningful life, according to His Holiness the Dalai Lama in his book, 'How to See Yourself As You Really Are'. How can we truly understand anything if we do not understand ourselves? By purging oneself of a negative or misguided self-image, you can start to see below the surface to the things that really matter. Amazon.com: How to See Yourself As You Really Are, by The Dalai Lama.

2) 'Becoming Enlightened' by The Dalai Lama. Buddhism lays out two goals that are more important than any other in life: living without suffering and achieving everlasting happiness and peace. Filled with personal anecdotes about his life, the Dalai Lama lays out some guidelines to help us purge troublesome feelings from our lives and enrich our relationships with those around us in his book, 'Becoming Enlightened'. Amazon.com: Becoming Enlightened by The Dalai Lama.

3) 'Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of The Dalai Lama', by The Dalai Lama. In his own words, The Dalai Lama recounts his life – from the time he was whisked away from his peasant family at the age of four to eventual imprisonment and an ensuing life of exile. When the Chinese invaded Tibet in 1950, the Dalai Lama's people were abused, raped and murdered. The Dalai Lama recounts the experience with a steadiness and honesty that never wavers from his hopes for the future of Tibet – a peaceful land home to the world's largest nature preserve. Amazon.com: Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of The Dalai Lama, by The Dalai Lama.

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1) 'Buddha: A Story of Enlightenment', by Deepak Chopra. A fictionalized look at how the Indian prince Siddhartha came to be enlightened, and, eventually, christened Buddha, Deepak Chopra’s book portrays the conflicts all of us face when trying to live better, more fulfilling lives. As we watch Buddha’s gradual transformation we learn (almost without realizing it) all of the core tenants behind Buddhism and the Indian religions that influenced it. Amazon.com: Buddha: A Story of Enlightenment, by Deepak Chopra.

2) 'The Prophet', by Kahlil Gibran. A book of 26 poetic essays, Gibran’s seminal work was influential during the American counterculture movement of the 1960s. Not technically a self-help book, “The Prophet” presents Gibran’s own views on life and love. Each section of the book deals with a different aspect of life, from marriage to children to joy, pain and passion. Living a good and proper life is the aim, but Gibran argues that we can’t do this by following in the footsteps of others. We must, he says, find the path on our own. Amazon.com: The Prophet, by Kahlil Gibran.

Who is The Dalai Lama? A short biography at SelfHelp.fm

The 14th the Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso, is the head of state and spiritual leader of the Tibetan people. Born to a peasant family in northeastern tibet, he was recognized as a reincarnation as the 13th Dalai Lama. At the age of four, he was whisked away to begin his spiritual and political education. In 1989, the Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his peaceful attempts to regain Tibet's independence from China. The Dalai Lama lives in a small cottage in Dharamsala, India – still separated from his land and people. Every morning at 4 a.m., he rises for prayer. Read more at Tibet.com.

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