Cashmere JL

  • File Size: 1238 KB
  • Print Length: 242 pages
  • Publisher: Hay House Visions (October 1, 2012)
  • Publication Date: October 1, 2012
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English

Book Description

“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 warmhearted 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.

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Book Review

There is just no way that this cat does not get five stars! The author has done a fabulous job of picking up a stray cat from the streets of Delhi and placing her in the Dalai Lama's quarters. This little "Snow Lion" becomes our gateway to simple spiritual lessons from Buddhists teachings, and how they can be implemented in real life. The sweetest thing is how our little Rinpoche actually strives to better herself even if she is just a cat, she is a truly blessed one. The book follows her adventures in town and in the monastery and manages to teach us complex lessons with great simplicity.

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