The Secret Lives of the Dalai Lama: Holder of the White Lotus
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The Secret Lives of the Dalai Lama: Holder of the White Lotus

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The Complete Story of the Dalai Lamas
His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama is known to the world for his efforts to preserve Tibetan culture and for his inspiring spiritual teachings. Often unnoticed, however, is the long, colorful history from which this most beloved of holy men has emerged. In "Secret Lives of the Dalai Lama, " Alexander Norman tells this story in ful...more
Paperback, 464 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Abacus Software (first published July 27th 2007)
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M. J.
A fine history of the Dalai Lamas, their part in the development of Tibet and its problematic relations with China. Some of the dalai lamas waged wars and inflicted grisly punishments on enemies. Well researched and informative.
Enrico
Drop all other books about the history of Tibet.
One only needs this one to get a comprehensive view of Tibet.
Richly detailed interspersed with personal recollections from His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama...
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