The following is a personality profile of Dalai Lama based on his work.
Dalai Lama is unconventional and somewhat inconsiderate.
He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Dalai Lama is also proud: he holds himself in high regard, satisfied with who he is.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for self-expression.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.
In 1998, the Dalai Lama joined Dr. Howard C. Cutler, an American psychiatrist, in writing a book "The Art of Happiness" which became a best-seller. This book taught the importance of "looking within" ... Read More
I came to this book not expecting much. I knew the book was the product of an American psychiatrist, Dr. Cutler, rather than an actual text written by the Dalai Lama. In fact, the book is based upon ... Read More
The many books written by the Dalai Lama can be divided into two groups. In the first, the Dalai Lama writes specifically about the teachings and practices of Buddhism, particularly his own Tibetan ... Read More