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Why the Dalai Lama matters

his act of truth as the solution for China, Tibet, and the world

by Robert Thurman

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Published by Atria Books, Beyond Worlds Pub. in New York, Hillsboro, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion / Buddhism / Tibetan

  • About the Edition

    Explores why the Dalai Lama has earned the world"s love and respect, and how restoring Tibet"s autonomy within China is not only possible, but also highly probable.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Thurman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ7935.B777 T48 2008
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxxiv, 231 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12285935M
    ISBN 101582702209
    ISBN 109781582702209
    LC Control Number2008008529
    OCLC/WorldCa212893581

      Robert Thurman's "Why the Dalai Lama Matters": Book Review "Tired of feeling that Tibet is doomed," friend for 45 years of the Dalai Lama, leading scholar and earnest activist, Thurman explains why China can change, how Tibet can survive, and how they can both be happier.   Renowned Tibetan Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman offers in Why the Dalai Lama Matters a bold plan for establishing Tibet's genuine autonomy within China. But Thurman's book is not merely about Tibet or the Dalai Lama. It offers a revealing, provocative solution for a world in conflict, addressing the very fundamentals of human rights and freedoms.

    J une 5, Why the Dalai Lama Matters: His Act of Truth as the Solution for China, Tibet, and the World Robert Thurman is Jey Tsong Khapa Professor of Buddhist Studies at Columbia University, Co-Founder of Tibet House US, and author of over a dozen books, including several key translations and analyses of Tibetan literature. Thurman is one of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama’s oldest Western.   Why the Dalai Lama matters Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 Borrow this book to access EPUB and Pages:

    Noriyuki Ueda's The Dalai Lama on What Matters Most In conversation with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. In April of , the prominent Japanese cultural anthropologist Noriyuki Ueda SAT down with the Dalai Lama for a two day conversation. This book is based on that long and lively conversation in Dharamsala/5().   Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman on 'Why the Dalai Lama Matters' The plight of the Tibetan people, whose cultural and religious heritage has been steadily undermined since their country was Author: David Ian Miller.


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