The Book of Compassion

The Book of Compassion


'I believe that at every level of society - familial, tribal, national and international, the key to a happier and more successful world is the growth of compassion' The Dalai Lama


His Holiness the Dalai Lama and celebrated children's rights activist Kailaish Satyarthi discuss how to cultivate compassion and why honest concern for others is the key factor in improving our day-to-day lives.

At the heart of our world's most pressing problems from inequalities to injustice to climate change, lies simple human behaviour, and our ability to choose - whether to act, or not, towards the greater good. When you are warm-hearted, there is no room for anger, jealousy or insecurity. These two globally renowned spiritual and moral leaders reveal their vision for a globalized compassion that promotes freedom, joy and inner peace.

The source of a happy life and a better world is within us. Together we can make a difference.

About the authors

The Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of Tibet. From 1959, Tenzin Gyatso, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, has lived in exile in Dharamsala, in the north of India, since the invasion of Tibet by China. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989.
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Kailash Satyarthi

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