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My Tibet

Author: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV; Galen A Rowell
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [1995], ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 by threatened heritage. Full-color illustrations.
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Genre/Form: History
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; Galen A Rowell
ISBN: 0520089480 9780520089488
OCLC Number: 32376804
Notes: "A Mountain Light Press book."
Includes index.
"First paperback printing 1995."
Description: 162 pages : color illustrations ; 34 cm
Contents: Compassion, world peace, and happiness --
Ecology and the human heart --
Universal responsibility and the environment --
Tibet as I knew it --
My life in Lhasa --
The meaning of pilgrimage.
Responsibility: text by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet ; photographs and introduction by Galen Rowell.

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To Tibetans the Dalai Lama is an incarnation of the Buddha of compassion. 'My religion is simple,' he says, 'my religion is kindness.' This book elaborates this message. It offers Dalai Lama's views  Read more...

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