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The Art of Purring

Lu par : David Michie
Série : The Dalai Lama's Cat, Volume 2
Durée : 5 h et 53 min
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The Dalai Lama's cat is back - older, a bit wiser, and as curious as ever.

In this audiobook, the Dalai Lama sets for his lovable feline companion the task of investigating the art of purring. Whether it's the humorous insights gained from a visiting Ivy League psychology professor, the extraordinary research of a world-famous biologist, or the life-changing revelations of a mystical yogi, His Holiness's cat encounters a wealth of wisdom about happiness. And what she discovers changes the way she sees herself forever.

With a much loved - and growing - cast of characters from the local community and His Holiness's residence, as well as encounters with intriguing strangers and celebrities from far and wide, The Art of Purring will transport listeners in another unforgettable story. Along the way they will come to understand how elements of contemporary science and Buddhism converge. And, once again, they will feel the warmth of compassion and non-attachment that radiate from the heart of the Dalai Lama's teachings about our quest for enduring happiness.

©2013 David Michie (P)2016 Bolinda

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Lovely!

My husband and I very much enjoyed this second book in the series . It was great to have an update about how HHC was getting along! Once again, many insights into Tibetan Buddhism.

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  • An Old Hippie Chick
  • 03/06/2017

Great continuation of The Dalai Lama's Cat series

I love this series and have found all three books wonderful. This is Book 2, and continues where Book 1 left off. I adore the author's narration, although in general I don't think authors should narrate their own work. In this case, it works perfectly--I don't think anyone else could do justice to Michie's writing. (I am a bit of a sucker for the British accent, though, which might make me biased.)

The only caution I would give readers is that if you decide to listen to this series, do it in sequence, or you'll miss things you probably don't want to miss. Also, I buy and download the Kindle books and read and listen at the same time. Some books seem to lend themselves to that experience and some don't. In my opinion, these do.

I'm getting ready to listen to and/or read some of Michie's other work, like Hurry Up and Meditate, which I hope I enjoy as much as I have this series. He has a good-sized body of work, and I've just discovered he narrates some books by other authors. I'm currently studying Buddhist meditation in hopes of bettering my ability to meditate, and hope that his books will help toward this end.

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  • Krazy Boy Keith
  • 24/06/2017

A wonderful sequel by a cat.

A wonderful sequel of the continued outlooks and adventures from His Holimess's Cat. I really enjoyed this fictional story that carries so much meaning and perspectives.

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  • Susan
  • 24/05/2017

Powerful yet relaxing

Fantastic, original story, building on first book. By the time this cat passes to the next life, she will have achieved enlightenment. :)

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  • Diana
  • 16/04/2017

Perfect and fun followup to The Dalai Lama's Cat

The first book, The Dalai Lama's Cat was really fun to listen to. And, I learned about meditation along the way. I didn't realize there were 3 books in a series, so gleefully indulged in a binge and bought books 2 and 3.

I think there is a right audience for these books, maybe people who might identify with the words "Seeker" or "Awake" or some version of that theme. Such readers would have fun with the clues dropped on the secret identities of celebrity visitors in these books too.

There is a playful energy in these books and listening to these really put me in a good mood, with a quiet smile on my face as I went about my chores, listening to the story unfold.

Well-written story line, with great plot curves, subtle, gentle, and quietly fun - I like being taught ideas this way.

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  • Lindars
  • 31/10/2017

Happiness

If you are in search of happiness then this is a story you need to listen to. A delightfully written book with so many insights! I loved it.

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  • Pat
  • 18/08/2017

My. new favorites!

David Michie's books bring. joy and deep. new insights to me. Little Snow Lion touches my heart.

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  • Miss Fat Cat
  • 15/05/2020

Purring in the Time of Pandemic

I loved this book. During a very difficult and trying time, it helps us to be still and make some sense out of chaos. It reminds us of love and compassion and our connections to one another and spirituality. It is a lovely story and a gentle introduction to buddhism. Thank you Mr. Michie for giving us HHC and some sense, even far off, of the Dalai Lama.

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  • Boo Boo Bear
  • 23/04/2020

A relaxing listen

I loved listening to this before I fall asleep. It’s very relaxing plus I love cats I always talk to mine like they were human.

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  • Luz
  • 15/04/2020

excellent

I loved the story and the narration. Hope the author writes more books of the same genre and reads them himself

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  • Kim Nehl
  • 19/11/2019

My New Favorite Book!

Loved every minute! Would recommend to anyone! I don't have any more words to offer..

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  • Regina Peter
  • 04/09/2016

leicht, locker und dabei doch tief

eine schöne Geschichte, liebevoll erzählt, mit viel Inhalt und Tiefe. Eine Geschichte, die eine wertvolle Begleitung auf dem Weg durchs Leben sein kann