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Freedom in exile : the autobiography of the Dalai Lama.

Author: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV
Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : HarperPerennial, 1991, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st HarperPerennial edView all editions and formats
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Tibet's exiled spiritual and secular leader describes his childhood, the Chinese invasion of Tibet, and how exiled Tibetans have rebuilt their lives, and explains Tibetan Buddhism along with his philosophy of peace.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV; Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV
ISBN: 0060987014 9780060987015
OCLC Number: 24301263
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 288 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Maps --
Foreword --
Holder of the white lotus --
The lion throne --
Invasion: the storm breaks --
Refuge in the south --
In communist China --
Mr. Nehru regrets --
Escape into exile --
A desperate year --
100,000 refugees --
A wolf in monk's robes --
From east to west --
Of "magic and mystery" --
The news from Tibet --
Initiatives for peace --
Universal responsibility and the good heart.

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Tibet's exiled spiritual and secular leader describes his childhood, the Chinese invasion of Tibet, and how exiled Tibetans have rebuilt their lives, and explains Tibetan Buddhism along with his philosophy of peace.

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