Classic and Contemporary Buddhist Works

The World of Tibetan Buddhism (Hardcover) - Praise

An Overview of Its Philosophy and Practice

“Overall, I cannot think of another work by the Dalai Lama that so thoroughly surveys Tibetan Buddhism... one of the most concise and authentic texts available.”—Religious Studies Review

“A lucid and profound yet eminently readable introduction to this subject.”—Library Journal

“Suitable for beginners...as well as more advanced practitioners of the Buddhist way.”—Publishers Weekly

“Luminous, engaging, and informative.”—Moving Words

“The value of this book is that it brings many central teachings together in a single volume, clearly and accurately translated...”—Choice

“Written in the Dalai Lama's characteristically straightforward, friendly style which makes these profound teachings accessible to a wide audience.”—Yoga Journal

“A rare and marvelous opportunity for English-language readers to learn more about [Buddhism and its] spiritual leader...”—Library Journal

“An invaluable review of Tibetan Buddhism's spiritual foundations.”—The Bookwatch

“The Dalai Lama explains in brief but lucid detail every aspect of the Tibetan path to enlightenment.”—Body, Mind, Spirit

“The definitive book on Tibetan Buddhism by the world's ultimate authority.”—The Reader's Review

“The perfect introduction to Tibetan Buddhism for Westerners.”—Small Press

“A landmark survey of the entire Buddhist path...”—East and West Series