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  • Published: 20 January 2021
  • ISBN: 9781611808636
  • Imprint: Shambhala
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $48.00

Healing Emotions

Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Psychology, Meditation, and the Mind-Body Connection



Healing Emotions is the record of an extraordinary series of encounters between the Dalai Lama and prominent Western psychologists, physicians, and meditation teachers that sheds new light on the mind-body connection. Edited by Pulitzer Prize nominee and best-selling author Daniel Goleman.

Can the mind heal the body? The Buddhist tradition says yes--and now many Western scientists are beginning to agree. These discussions between the Dalai Lama and this group of prominent physicians, psychologists, philosophers, and behaviorists could not be more timely. The book is a record of the Mind and Life Conference II, a meeting that took place in Dharamsala, India, gathering Buddhist teachers and Western scholars to discuss questions that provide a framework for an ongoing dialogue between psychology and Buddhism about body and mind.

  • Published: 20 January 2021
  • ISBN: 9781611808636
  • Imprint: Shambhala
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $48.00

About the author

The Dalai Lama

His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is the head of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile in Dharamsala, India. He is the author of numerous best-selling Buddhist books. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, honorary Canadian citizenship in 2006, and the United States Congressional Gold Medal in 2007

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