Open Road The

Now, In This Insightful, Impassioned Book, Iyer Captures The Paradoxes Of The Dalai Lama S Position: Though He Has Brought The Ideas Of Tibet To World Attention, Tibet Itself Is Being Remade As A Chinese Province; Though He Was Born In One ...

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Open Road The

One Of The Most Acclaimed And Perceptive Observers Of Globalism And Buddhism Now Gives Us The First Serious Consideration For Buddhist And Non-Buddhist Alike Of The Fourteenth Dalai Lama S Work And Ideas As A Politician, Scientist, And Philosopher. Pico Iyer Has Been Engaged In Conversation With The Dalai Lama (A Friend Of His Father S) For The Last Three Decades An Ongoing Exploration Of His Message And Its Effectiveness. Now, In This Insightful, Impassioned Book, Iyer Captures The Paradoxes Of The Dalai Lama S Position: Though He Has Brought The Ideas Of Tibet To World Attention, Tibet Itself Is Being Remade As A Chinese Province; Though He Was Born In One Of The Remotest, Least Developed Places On Earth, He Has Become A Champion Of Globalism And Technology. He Is A Religious Leader Who Warns Against Being Needlessly Distracted By Religion; A Tibetan Head Of State Who Suggests That Exile From Tibet Can Be An Opportunity; An Incarnation Of A Tibetan God Who Stresses His Everyday Humanity. Moving From Dharamsala, India The Seat Of The Tibetan Government-In-Exile To Lhasa, Tibet, To Venues In The West, Where The Dalai Lama S Pragmatism, Rigor, And Scholarship Are Sometimes Lost On An Audience Yearning For Mystical Visions, The Open Road Illuminates The Hidden Life, The Transforming Ideas, And The Daily Challenges Of A Global Icon.

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The Open Road
Language: en
Pages: 275
Authors: Pico Iyer
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Vintage

An illuminating account of the Dalai Lama explores his diverse roles as a politician, scientist, philosopher, and religious leader; discusses his ideas about religion, Tibet, peace, and world events; and examines his hidden life, often pragmatic messages, and the daily challenges he confronts. Reprint.
Songs for the Open Road
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: The American Poetry & Literacy Project
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-29 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

More than 80 poems by 50 American and British masters celebrate real and metaphorical journeys. Poems by Whitman, Byron, Millay, Sandburg, Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Shelley, Tennyson, Yeats, many others.
Tales Of the Open Road
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Ruskin Bond
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-02-01 - Publisher: Penguin UK

‘I have come to believe that the best kind of walk, or journey, is the one in which you have no particular destination when you set out.’ Ruskin Bond’s travel writing is unlike what is found in most travelogues, because he will take you to the smaller, lesser-known corners of
The Call of the Open Road: A Collection of Poems
Language: en
Pages: 84
Authors: Sarah Jane Gough Laughlin, Judith A. Laughlin Gibson
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-19 - Publisher: Lulu.com

Photography by Jane F. Corbett. This collection of poems by Sarah Jane Gough Laughlin illustrates that life is a journey, a pilgrimage which stretches "on through the sunshine" to a "land of pine and rain." It is the call of an open road which divides in many directions. Sarah Jane
A Creed of the Open Road
Language: en
Pages: 28
Authors: Ralph Waldo Trine
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-20 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

1919. Being some thoughts and a little creed of wholesome living. Creed of the open road; To live our highest; To air in righting the wrongs; To turn toward the light; To love the fields, wild flowers, stars; Do our own thinking; Do our duty; Remain in nature; Get up

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