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The Dalai Lama's Cat (Paperback)

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Paperback 232 Pages / Published: 05/11/2012
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'In the months that followed I watched His Holiness working on a new book... I began to think that perhaps the time had come for me to turn my paws to a book of my own . . . one that tells my own tale . . . How I was rescued from a fate too grisly to contemplate, to become constant companion to a man who is not only one of the world's greatest spiritual leaders and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, but who is also a dab hand with the can opener.' Not so much fly-on-the-wall as cat-on-the-sill, this is the warm-hearted tale of a small kitten rescued from the slums of New Delhi who finds herself in a beautiful sanctuary with sweeping views of the snow-capped Himalayas. In her exotic new home, the Dalai Lama's cat encounters Hollywood stars, Buddhist masters, Ivy-league professors, famous philanthropists, and a host of other people who come visiting His Holiness. Each encounter offers a fresh insight into finding happiness and meaning in the midst of a life of busy-ness and challenge. Drawing us into her world with her adorable but all-too-flawed personality, the Dalai Lama's cat discovers how instead of trying to change the world, changing the way we experience the world is the key to true contentment. Featuring a delightful cast of characters, timeless Buddhist wisdom, and His Holiness's compassion pervading every chapter, The Dalai Lama's Cat is simply enchanting.

Publisher: Hay House UK Ltd
ISBN: 9781781800560
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 269 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 16 mm

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“Beautiful and Thought Provoking”

I have seldom read a book so light, funny and absorbing at the same time. I did not want it to end. So well written and provides an insight through the fascinating characters into what was for me another world. I... More

Paperback edition
12th November 2016
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“Lessons of Life”

Brilliant humourful book. Easy reading and accessible Buddhism for everyone. A must for anyone who has a cat, or even if you haven't.

Paperback edition
4th May 2014
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“A delightful book”

This book is an easy read. No bad language or violence etc. The story is gentle, but there are deep insights into the human condition, through the actions and words of the Dalai Lama.

Paperback edition
7th April 2014
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