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    DescriptionThe now classic work on Buddhism and business from the foremost American teacher of Tibetan Buddhism-- reissued in a tenth anniversary edition with compelling case studies that showcase its principles in action around the globe. With a unique combination of ancient and contemporary wisdom from Tibetan Buddhism, THE DIAMOND CUTTER presents readers with empowering strategies for success in their personal and professional lives. The book is presented in three layers. The first is a translation of The Diamond Sutra, an ancient text of conversations between the Buddha and his close disciple, Subhuti. The second contains quotes from some of the best commentaries in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. And the third layer, the main text, is the practical application of Buddhist philosophies to the world of business, based upon Geshe Michael Roach's seventeen-years of experience as an employee of the Andin International Diamond Corporation, a company that grew during his tenure from four employees to a world leader in the jewelry industry. Roach's easy style and spiritual understanding make THE DIAMOND CUTTER an invaluable source of timeless wisdom for those familiar or unfamiliar with Tibetan Buddhism. His focus on practical personal and business applications has resonated with and changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of individuals the world over since its original publication.


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    Title
    The Diamond Cutter
    Subtitle
    The Buddha on Managing Your Business and Your Life
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Geshe Michael Roach, By (author) Lama Christie McNally
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 278
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 202 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780385528689
    ISBN 10: 038552868X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PAR
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.0
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: VX
    DC21: 294.3444
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24700
    DC22: 294.3444
    Ingram Subject Code: RS
    Ingram Theme: RELI/BUDDHI
    Libri: I-RS
    BISAC V2.8: REL007000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    DC22: 294.3/444
    B&T Approval Code: A13322410
    BISAC V2.8: BUS000000, SEL031000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: BQ4570.B86 R63 2009
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    BISAC V2.8: PHI015000
    Thema V1.0: VX
    Edition statement
    Revised, Updated ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Doubleday & Co Inc.
    Publication date
    01 September 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    GESHE MICHAEL ROACH has been a teacher of Buddhism since 1981 and also worked as a director of a large diamond company. He founded and directs the Asian Classics Institute and the Asian Classics Input Project.
    Review quote
    "Here is wise advice and counsel on an ethical and prosperous way of being in the workday world based on Tibetan Buddhist principles." --"Spirituality and Health "magazine