Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet, is the spiritual and temporal leader of the Tibetan people. He is recognized as an advocate of world peace and inter-religious understanding. His Holiness has written several books. He has received many international awards including the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989. Renuka Singh teaches Sociology at the Centre for the Study of Social Systems at Jawaharlal Nehru University. She is also director, Tushita Mahayana Meditation Centre, New Delhi. She has compiled and edited "The Path to Tranquility, The Little Book of Buddhism, The Transformed Mind, The Path of the Buddha, Many Ways to Nirvana "and "Becoming Buddha: Wisdom Culture for a Meaningful Life, "works which have been translated into various languages. She is the author of "Women Reborn "and "The Womb of Mind."