Gems of Wisdom from the Seventh Dalai Lama
Author: Mullin, Glenn H, tr.
This book presents a translation of this important text and also provides a brief commentary, which elucidates the quintessential meanings embedded in the 7th Dalai Lamas verses. A collection of spontaneous short verses that employ earthy metaphors to illustrate key points in the enlightenment tradition. His language is simple and direct, capturing the profound spirituality of his vision while avoiding any form of religiousity. Here we find all the teachings of the Buddha brought into the context of their implications for individual transformation or training of the mind.