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One of the world's spiritual leaders and a renowned wilderness photographer combine their vision of Tibet in this stunningly beautiful book. Essays by the Fourteenth Dalai Lama appear with Galen Rowell's dramatic images in a moving presentation of the splendors of Tibet's revered but threatened heritage.

When Chinese communist troops invaded Tibet in 1950, the author was fi
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Paperback, 162 pages
Published April 11th 1995 by University of California Press (first published 1990)
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L.J.
Jan 15, 2008 L.J. rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Photography, mountaineering
Beautiful photography by Galen Rowell and excellent text to go along. This is an excellent book on the subject and for photographers or travelers worth owning. Rowell was a master and will be missed.
Morinda
Apr 06, 2007 Morinda is currently reading it
Recommends it for: Everyone interested in compassionate living,Tibet and the Dali Lama
We have the hardcover edition.SPECTACULAR photos...wonderful Text. A terrific Gift Book.
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Wonderful book on the peaceful people of Tibet.
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Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso (born Lhamo Döndrub), the 14th Dalai Lama, is a practicing member of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism and is influential as a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, the world's most famous Buddhist monk, and the leader of the exiled Tibetan government in India.

Tenzin Gyatso was the fifth of sixteen children born to a farming family. He was proclaimed the
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