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Spiritual Dimensions of Restorative Justice: Teachings of the Dalai Lama

Evens, Wayne
June 4, 2015

Source: (2008) In Katherine Van Wormer, Restorative Justice Across the East and the West. Manchester, UK: Casa Verde Publishing. Pp. 253-265.

“Other chapters in this book and other authors … have addressed the theory practice of restorative justice. This chapter will focus on some spiritual aspects of restorative justice… The Dalai Lama (1997: 1) has taught that we need to develop patience, which he defines as, “a certain ability to remain firm or steadfast, to not be overwhelmed by the adverse situations or conditions one faces.” This chapter will focus on anger and helping people move beyond anger as essential to the restorative process.” (Abstract)


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