Dalai Lama

  • by Mayank Chhaya
  • Narrated by Paul English
  • 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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.

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Audible Editor Reviews

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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Informative, rich and enjoyable

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It provides a very good introduction to life and work His Holiness written in a rich, textured and narrative way. The book is written in an engaging style making it easy to listen to leaving the reader with a deep sense of life, views and beliefs of the Dalai Lama.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 31-10-2008
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd