This book offers a comprehensive view of the Dalai Lama—both his personal life and his thoughts on issues of global concern. It provides an engaging picture of a man whose goodwill, understanding, and practicality have brought him respect from world leaders and the acclaim of millions around the world.
"This is a very important collection. . . . The writings are well chosen...most highly recommended."—Library Journal
"Clear, concise, interweaving practical discussion with things of a more ethereal nature, this is an essential and wonderful purchase."—Booklist"The style with which the editor captured the essence of this remarkable individual prevails in the excellent choice of material. Policy of Kindness is ideal. . . . The selections have substance, are beautifully written, and cultivate a rich sense of depth and versatility on themes that range from an intimate look into the life of the Dalai Lama to his thoughts on an assortment of current topics. Policy of Kindness conveys the animate personality and progressive scope of this world leader whose manner explains the book's title. . . . Elegant, inexpensive, and captivating."—The Book Review