A Call for Revolution: A Vision for the Future (Hardcover)
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A Landmark Message from His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Are we ready to hear it? Are we ready to act?
I call on you to confront the challenges of our era by rising up and embarking upon a revolution that has no precedent in human history
This eloquent, urgent manifesto is possibly the most important message the Dalai Lama can give us about the future of our world. It’s his rallying cry, full of solutions for our chaotic, aggressive, divided times: no less than A CALL FOR REVOLUTION.
About the Author
His Holiness the Fourteenth DALAI LAMA, Tenzin Gyatso, is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people and of Tibetan Buddhism. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989 and the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal in 2007. He is the author of, among many other books, the international bestseller An Appeal to the World and the New York Times bestseller The Book of Joy, which he coauthored with Archbishop Desmond Tutu. He lives in exile in Dharamsala, India.
Sofia Stril-Rever has coauthored four books with the Dalai Lama (including his My Spiritual Autobiography, translated in some twenty languages). With lawyers of the Paris Bar, international climate experts and renowned scientists, she has initiated the Better We Better World training program (www.betterwebetterworld.org) to tackle environmental and societal challenges with the practices of compassion and universal responsibility, promoted by the Dalai Lama as keys to human survival in the
“Powerful. … Packed with wise advice and perceptive observations.”
“Impassioned. … An excellent introduction for those unfamiliar with the Dalai Lama’s simple-seeming teachings for improving a complex, globally interconnected world.”
— Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Fascinating. … A global leader encourages young people to revel in the cause of peace.”
“[A] call to action… for anyone seeking reflections on the social issues challenging the human condition and inspiration for how to attempt to resolve them.”
— Library Journal
“His Holiness the Dalai Lama has spoken: it’s time for a compassion revolution.”