A Tibetan lama tells his life story, from childhood with nomadic parents to his entrance into a monastic community, participation in Buddhist retreats, recognition as a reincarnated lama, meeting with the present Fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet, and study and training in the Dzogchen tradition of Buddhism for service as a teacher to the world–based
Publisher: Tibet House US
Many visitors attending public talks and teachings of the Dalai Lama have been shocked to encounter nearby crowds of angry protesters, people dressed in Tibetan Buddhist monastic robes, proclaiming the Dalai Lama to be a “liar,” “hypocrite,” “dictator,” etc., and accusing him of robbing them of their religious freedom. Dolgyal Shugden: A History reveals with
A triple homicide committed a few hundred yards away from the residence in exile of the Dalai Lama opens the doors to an unknown universe for Superintendent Rajeev Kumar Singh of the Indian police. He goes over every step of the crime and identifies its perpetrators as members of an exclusive cult dedicated to a
His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama is the foremost spokesperson for the people of the Tibetan Plateau—although his home is in India, in the Himalayan foothills, where he has been forced to live in exile since 1959. As a Buddhist monk, his main focus has been the spiritual life, and the leadership of his people
Traces the authors’ numerous journeys to Tibet throughout the past decade, where they made sobering observations about the region’s fading culture, in a photographic account that cites such changes as a massive influx of Chinese immigration, the construction of the Beijing-Lhasa Railway, and damaging overuse of natural resources.
A fascinating scholarly monograph on the famous Buddhist icon of the Wheel of Existence. Ms. Dunnington skillfully shows how the Wheel depicts the suffering of the six realms of migratory living beings, the origin of suffering, the twelve links of dependent origination, the freedom from suffering in the void place surrounding the wheel, and the