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Lighting the Way

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Author: Dalai Lama

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This concise and extremely accessible presentation of the path of Tibetan Buddhism by the worlds best -known Buddhist teacher shows how to apply basic Buddhist principles in our lives. LIGHTING THE WAY contains three fundamental Buddhist teachings given by the Dalai Lama to Western students. Principles of Buddhism provides the framework for understanding Buddha Shakyamunis first and fundamental teaching on the Four Noble Truths, upon which all of his other teachings are based. Teachings on the Eight Verses on Training the Mind comments on a classic text within the genre of Tibetan spiritual writing known as lojong (literally, mind training.) His Holiness often refers to this short work as one of his main sources of inspiration for the practice of compassion. Finally, the Dalai Lamas commentary on Atishas Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment discusses in a lucid and inspiring manner one of the most important texts for serious practioners of Buddhism