Jamyang Norbu





Jamyang Norbu

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Jamyang Norbu (འཇམ་དབྱངས་ནོར་བུ) is a Tibetan political activist and writer, who lived for over 40 years as an exile in India. He now resides in America.

He founded and directed the Amnye Machen Institute, Tibetan Centre for Advanced Studies, Dharamsala. He is the author of Warriors of Tibet, the biography of a Khampa warrior; Illusion and Reality, a collection of his political essays, and the editor of The Performing Traditions of Tibet. He was also the director of the Tibetan Institute for Performing Arts and has written five plays and a traditionall opera libretto.

Norbu has lectured on Tibetan culture and the freedom struggle at more than a hundred universities and institutions in the USA, Canada, Australia, France, India, Japan, and the...more


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PHUNTSOK WANGYAL & HIS ADMIRATION SOCIETY-IN-EXILE The Buddha and Christ both spoke of the virtue of turning the other cheek when wronged, but no one has suggested, to date, that if violently sodomized it would be the correct thing (excuse me) to turn the other cheek, and furthermore, shower the sodomizer with affection and praise. [...]
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Warriors of Tibet: The Stor...
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1979
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Shadow Tibet
4.56 of 5 stars 4.56 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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