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Hooked on Books discusses The Book of Joy

Hooked on Books discusses The Book of Joy

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Show more dates
6:30pm - 8:00pm
  Book Club/Discussion  

The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Demond Tutu

In April 2015, Archbishop Tutu traveled to the Dalai Lama's home in Dharamsala, India, to celebrate His Holiness's eightieth birthday and to create what they hoped would be a gift for others. They looked back on their long lives to answer a single burning question: How do we find joy in the face of life's inevitable suffering?

We get to listen as they explore the Nature of True Joy and confront each of the Obstacles of Joy—from fear, stress, and anger to grief, illness, and death. They then offer us the Eight Pillars of Joy, which provide the foundation for lasting happiness. Throughout, they include stories, wisdom, and science. Finally, they share their daily Joy Practices that anchor their own emotional and spiritual lives.




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