By Jamgon Mipham,Jose Ignacio Cabezon
Leadership. strength. accountability. From solar Tzu to Plato to Machiavelli, sages east and west have prompt kings and rulers on easy methods to lead. Their motivations and methods have different, yet something all of them have had in universal is that their recommendation has been as appropriate to the thousands who've learn their works because it has been to the few kings and princes they have been, at the floor, addressed to.
The nineteenth-century Buddhist monk and luminary Jamgön Mipham’s letter to the king of Dergé, whose small state straddled China and Tibet in the course of a very turbulent interval, is identical within the universality of its message. This paintings, although, is exclusive in that it stresses compassion, impartiality, self-discipline, and advantage as crucial for long-lasting success—whether as a pacesetter or a person attempting to stay a significant lifestyles. Mipham’s ancient contribution to ethics and governance, earlier little studied open air of Buddhist circles, teaches us the significance of shielding lifestyles, reasonable taxation, environmental sustainability, assisting the terrible, and freedom of faith. either brand new leaders and people they lead will locate this vintage paintings, ultimately on hand in English, profoundly illuminating on political, societal, and private levels.