12.24.2009

AN OPEN HEART: Practicing Compassion In Everyday Life + Photographs

Front Cover Photograph: Clive Arrowsmith
Back Cover Photograph: Richard Gere (Courtesy of Fahey/Klein Gallery)
Jacket and Book Design: Elizabeth Avedon

His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
Clive Arrowsmith's b&w photograph I used for the book's cover
Photograph (c) Clive Arrowsmith/All Rights Reserved

"IT IS MY hope that the reader of this small book will take away a basic understanding of Buddhism and some of the key methods by which Buddhist practitioners have cultivated compassion and wisdom in their lives."–The Dalai Lama
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AN OPEN HEART: PRACTICING COMPASSION IN EVERYDAY LIFE By His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Edited by Nicholas Vreeland. Afterword by Khyongla Rato Rinpoche and Richard Gere. (Amazon)

Three Trees, Rato Dratsang Monastery, Mundgod, Karnataka, India
Photograph (c) Nicholas Vreeland/All Rights Reserved

THE MATERIAL AND IMMATERIAL WORLD: The View From Hepo Ri,
Where Guru Rinpoche Defeated All The Demons of Tibet,
Samye Monastery, Tibet. Photograph (c) WA /All Rights Reserved

4 comments:

Ange said...

I hope to visit there soon - a 40th birthday present dream... Wonderful post

alterdom said...

MERRY CHRISTMAS Elisabeth,

and THANK YOU for opening our hearts and eyes!

Adelino Marques said...

Fantastic!

ALeks said...

Nicely done,delicate,simple and beautiful.