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A Call for Revolution: A Vision for the Future (Hardcover)
THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER * A LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF 2018!
A Landmark Message from His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Are we ready to hear it? Are we ready to act?
I call on you to confront the challenges of our era by rising up and embarking upon a revolution that has no precedent in human history
This eloquent, urgent manifesto is possibly the most important message the Dalai Lama can give us about the future of our world. It’s his rallying cry, full of solutions for our chaotic, aggressive, divided times: no less than A CALL FOR REVOLUTION.
About the Author
His Holiness The Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is the spiritual leader of Tibet and head of their government-in-exile. Since 1959, His Holiness has received over eighty-four awards and honorary doctorates, including the Nobel Peace Prize and the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of his message of peace, nonviolence, interreligious understanding, and compassion.
Sofia Stril-Rever is a Sanskrit expert and an interpreter for the Dalai Lama. She received training from a traditional Indian pandit and a Tibetan lama in the monastery of Kirti (Dharamsala). She translated and published a collection titled Kalachakra Buddhist Scriptures and cofounded the website www.buddhaline.net.
“Powerful. … Packed with wise advice and perceptive observations.”
“Impassioned. … An excellent introduction for those unfamiliar with the Dalai Lama’s simple-seeming teachings for improving a complex, globally interconnected world.”
— Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Fascinating. … A global leader encourages young people to revel in the cause of peace.”
“[A] call to action… for anyone seeking reflections on the social issues challenging the human condition and inspiration for how to attempt to resolve them.”
— Library Journal
“His Holiness the Dalai Lama has spoken: it’s time for a compassion revolution.”