An authorized biography of one of the world's greatest spiritual leaders.Written with the full co-operation of the Dalai Lama, this fascinating, up-to-date biography captures the public persona and enduring mystery behind one of the world's most important spiritual leaders.More
The Dalai Lama is both an extremely important contemporary political figure whose one word could ignite a violent uprising of the Tibetan people against China, and the 15th incarnation of the spirit of Avalokiteśvara, a bodhisattva of compassion who has endured invasions from Mongols and the modern Chinese. His contemporary incarnation is that smiling bespectacled fellow with a Facebook page and millions of followers worldwide. Confused about this remarkable person? Dalai Lama: Man, Monk, Mystic is the book for you.
Performed by the friendly, sturdy voice of Paul English, this is the first authorized biography of the Dalai Lama written by a non-Buddhist, the Indian journalist Mayank Chhaya. This portrait addresses the political struggles the Dalai Lama has inherited as well as his fascinating life story.
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