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A Great Deception: The Ruling Lamas' Policies

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A courageous and compelling account of Tibetan history and the activities of the current Dalai Lama that stand in stark contrast to popular perceptions of a "holy" politician. With an extensive compilation of news stories, documents, personal accounts, and chronologies, a tangle of religion and politics is revealed that plays out in Tibetan exile communities and across the ...more
Paperback, 312 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Western Shugden Society
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Khenpo Gurudas
Feb 25, 2012 Khenpo Gurudas rated it really liked it
I recently borrowed this book from a dear friend, and can only say that I am very grateful for having done so.

For so many years, I allowed myself to be mislead by the intentional deception of the reigning Dalai Lama, regarding the spiritual practice honouring and dedicating oneself to the Dharmapala Dorje Shugden. This book provided a compelling account of the less-than-savoury political agenda, involvement in questionable activities and duplicitous behaviours of Tenzin Gyatso and his Tibetan-G
Jun 07, 2010 Linda rated it it was amazing
Shelves: spirituality
So far this is a very interesting book. If all the information in this book is correct . . . .
Mar 14, 2010 Ryan rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: nobody
Childishly written ("we wrote to the Dalai Lama for his side and he didn't respond, so that proves he's guilty" a paraphrase true to the book's spirit), and mostly unsubstantiated "facts" (sometimes citations for works also produced by the same group as the book - notice the book doesn't actually have an author.) I don't think it is likely that EVERYTHING in the book is just made up, but it certainly can't all be true either (the Dalai Lama, nor anyone else, could not possibly be Muslim, ...more
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