Literary Lines: THE BOOK OF JOY
THE BOOK OF JOY : His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams.
“May this book be a blessing for all sentient beings, and for all of God’s children – including you”
Thus the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Tutu end their Invitation to Joy at the beginning of this long- awaited book.
Desmond Tutu travelled to Dharamsala, India, to celebrate the Dalai Lama’s eightieth birthday. Over a week, these two friends traded intimate stories, laughed, teased and joked, and shared their spiritual practices. Their thoughts, discussions, ideas and advice have been put into book form, with the assistance of co-author Douglas Abrams, so that people worldwide can share their secrets of joy.
Revered throughout the world for their compassion, known for their sense of humour and joy of life, this very personal account of spending a week with these two men, is not only interesting and uplifting, but fun and thought provoking. The black and white photographs make you smile just looking at the affection and happiness the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu sharedwith each other, At the end of the book is some advice on how to cultivate joy into your own life.
A superb gift at any time of the year, The Book of Joy will be treasured for many years, and bring joy to the reader. Published by Penguin Random House ISBN 978-1-7863-3044-4
SHARE THE JOY CAMPAIGN– around the world people are watching and sharing Archbishop Tutu’s personal message – watch it on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=564N9qysfp4. Share the joy of this video with friends, family and social media.
We wish you joy, health and peace – may your God be with you all.