Offerings Buddhist Wisdom for Every Day
  • Imprint: Stewart, Tabori & Chang
  • Publication Date: October 1, 2003
  • Price: $32.50
  • Trim Size: 9 14 x 6 14
  • ISBN: 1-58479-315-5
  • EAN: 9781584793151
  • Page Count: 744
  • Format: Hardcover

A book to contemplate each day, Offerings is a deeply thoughtful collection of wisdom and knowledge from the masters of Tibetan Buddhism. Three-hundred sixty-five photographs by Olivier Föllmi present an evocative new image every day—each accompanied by a choice Buddhist quote. This spiritual advice, which is suited to people of any belief or religious tradition, is organized into 52 themes, including spirituality, ancestors, money, trust, and dependence. Danielle and Olivier Föllmi share a message of peace and hope in this new book. Through subjects that preoccupy us today, the masters of Tibetan Buddhist thought—including His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Kalu Rinpoche, Chogyam Trungpa, Shabkar, Jack Kornfield, and Arnaud Desjardins—convey to us their vision of existence. Their collective and individual vision celebrates humanity and encourages continual self-improvement. - 365 color photographs that celebrate peace and hope - A meditation accompanies each photo - Advice from the great masters of Tibetan Buddhism - National publicity - Author events - Online marketing

About the authors

Danielle and Olivier Föllmi divide their time between the Alps and the Himalayas. Olivier's photographs of the Himalayas have been seen around the world and have won the prestigious World Press Photo Prize. Danielle is a doctor and intensive-care team member who has established nutrition and sanitation programs in many Tibetan schools. The Föllmis are the founders of HOPE, an association dedicated to education in the Himalayas. They are the authors of 14 books that have promoted the heritage of the Tibetan world, and are the official photographers of the Dalai Lama.