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My Tibet

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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
Paperback, 162 pages
Published April 11th 1995 by University of California Press (first published 1990)
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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.
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.
May 13, 2008 Sari rated it it was amazing
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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