Featuring a delightful cast of characters and timeless Buddhist wisdom, and with His Holiness' compassion pervading every chapter, The Dalai Lama's Cat is simply enchanting. 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 snowcapped Himalayas.
"Best Listen so far this year!"
In this simple, beautifully written book, David Michie opens the door to the core teachings of Tibetan Buddhism. With wry, self-deprecating humour, he shows us how he began to incorporate Buddhist practices into his daily life. He explains how he came to understand the difference between the temporary pleasures of ordinary life, and the profound sense of well-being and heart-felt serenity that comes from connecting with our inner nature.
"Dipping your toe into meditation? Buy this..."
Mindfulness practice can help you reduce stress, improve performance, manage pain, and increase wellbeing. These are the reasons why elite athletes, performing artists and business leaders are taking up the practice, and why it is being introduced into the world's most successful companies, banks, business schools – even the US Army. David Michie introduces mindfulness practice and offers innovative solutions to common obstacles.
The Dalai Lama's cat is back - older, a bit wiser and as curious as ever. In this audiobook, the Dalai Lama sets for his lovable feline companion the task of investigating the art of purring. Whether it's the humorous insights gained from a visiting Ivy League Psychology Professor, the extraordinary research of a world-famous biologist, or the life-changing revelations of a mystical yogi, His Holiness's cat encounters a wealth of wisdom about happiness.
In the latest installment of the Dalai Lama's Cat series, His Holiness' Cat ('HHC') is on a mission: to think less, to experience more, to live in the moment. She soon learns the proper phrase for this: being mindful, or a concept better known to her as the power of meow. What ensues is a journey to discover her own true nature, to gain a deeper understanding of her mind, and to experience life's greatest joy: the here and now.
"just as amazing as the other 2 in this series"
In his thought-provoking and entertaining book, David Michie explains the nuts and bolts of meditation. As a busy professional, as well as long-term meditator, he also gives a first-hand account of how to integrate this transformational practice into everyday life. Combining leading edge science with timeless wisdom, Hurry Up and Meditate provides all the motivation and tools you need to achieve greater balance, better health and a more panoramic perspective on life.
"Yes, and worth the credit."
Mindfulness practice can help you reduce stress, improve performance, manage pain and increase wellbeing. These are the reasons why elite athletes, performing artists and business leaders are taking up the practice, and why it is being introduced into the world's most successful companies, banks, business schools – even the US Army. David Michie introduces mindfulness practice and offers innovative solutions to common obstacles.
In Enlightenment to Go, David Michie provides a lively and accessible guide to ‘the best of’ Shantideva. Sharing his enthusiasm for Shantideva’s radical insights, life-changing psychological tools and transcendent wisdom, he draws on a wide variety of scientific sources – from mindfulness training to cognitive behaviour therapy, from neuropsychology to quantum physics – to show how Shantideva’s Guide is as relevant as ever.
Buddhism for Busy People is one of Australia’s most loved introductions to the Buddha’s teachings. The Bolinda audio edition of this book opens the door to the core teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, explaining the profound sense of well being and heartfelt serenity that comes from connecting with our inner nature. In this partner recording to Buddhism for Busy People, David Michie provides four different guided meditations to help you begin your own meditation practice right away.
"Amazing array of guided meditations"
Do you get stressed out behind the steering wheel? Would you like to transform your drive time into an opportunity to cultivate tranquility and calm? Dip into this selection of 10-minute mindfulness techniques and find the ones that best suit you.
If meditation was available in capsule form, it would be the biggest selling drug of all time. It has been scientifically proven to deliver highly effective stress relief, boost our immune systems and dramatically slow the aging process. It has also been shown to make us much happier and more effective thinkers.
"Not what I expected"
Stress is a constant presence in our everyday lives - more than ever before, we're working harder, juggling more responsibilies and taking less time for ourselves. David Michie, the bestselling author of Buddhism for Busy People, offers a series of meditations designed to take those moments in life that seem unbearably stressful, and gives you the calmness and peace of mind to take control of the situation, and of yourself.
Many people spend hours every day commuting to and from work. This time can be spent reading, listening to music, people-watching or it can just be a moment to relax and not worry about driving. But it's also the perfect opportunity to meditate, and reset yourself in preparation for what awaits at the end of the journey. In Cool, Calm and Commuted, the bestselling author of Buddhism for Busy People offers a series of meditative exercises to transform your commuting experience.
Un chaton famélique est arraché des bidonvilles pour être transporté vers un somptueux sanctuaire par nul autre que le dalaï-lama. Ses yeux bleus, saisissants, découvriront bientôt tout de la vie du grand maître bouddhiste : une sagesse éternelle qui ne se révèle que dans les moments de grande tranquillité entre l'homme et l'animal.
Sympathischer Protagonist dieses Romans ist eine junge Himalaya-Katze, die im Laufe der Geschichte eine persönliche Wandlung erfährt. Als Straßenkatze wird sie von einem Mitarbeiter des Dalai Lama gerettet und erlebt hinter den Klostermauern in Dharamsala zahlreiche Abenteuer. His Holiness' Cat ist bei allen Unterweisungen und Gesprächen des Dalai Lama dabei.
Do you hate flying? Does the very idea of being on a plane stress you out? Fear of flying may be an everyday phobia, but that doesn't mean that you have to live with it. From the best-selling author of Meditations for Manic Motorists and Buddhism for Busy People, the exercises included in Meditations for Frequent Flyers will improve your physical and mental well-being while in the passenger seat.
Wer wüsste besser als eine Katze, worin das Geheimnis des Glücks besteht? Der Dalai Lama verreist für einige Wochen und stellt seiner "kleinen Schneelöwin", wie er sie nennt, eine Aufgabe: Sie soll die Kunst des Schnurrens erforschen und so die Ursache für wahres, tiefes Glück herausfinden. Bei ihren Streifzügen trifft sie einen mysteriösen Yogi, sie belauscht Professoren, hochrangige Lamas, berühmte Schriftsteller, errettet eine Yogaklasse vor einem drohenden Unglück und findet schließlich Erstaunliches über ihre geheimnisvolle Herkunft heraus.
On the day that Chris Treiger celebrates his brilliant new job working for billionaire Nathan Strauss, his new boss falls to his death from his 9th-floor hotel suite. Chris then finds himself reporting to Nathan's brother, Jacob, and his sinister spin-doctor. But that's just the beginning of his troubles. Investigator Judith Laing, his former lover, reveals damaging evidence about the new bosses, and another death occurs.
"Well narrated, a good yarn."
Eigentlich gestaltet sich das Leben im Kloster des Dalai Lama recht angenehm und friedlich - nur nicht für die Katze Seiner Heiligkeit. Denn ihr neugieriges, unruhiges Naturell macht ihr bei der Suche nach Glück und Gelassenheit immer wieder einen Strich durch die Rechnung. Deshalb schickt sie der Dalai Lama auf eine Mission: Sie soll den Zauber des Augenblicks erforschen, das Geheimnis wahren inneren Friedens.