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The Dalai Lama: A Biography
     

The Dalai Lama: A Biography

by Claude B. Levenson, Stephen Cox (Translator)
 

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Based partly on personal interviews, this is the story of the Dalai Lama's prodigious life—of how a lively child from a modest peasant family came to be recognized as the fourteenth reincarnation of the Buddha of Infinite Compassion. The book also portrays a vivid and important civilization based on an exuberant and sophisticated Buddhist tradition.

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Based partly on personal interviews, this is the story of the Dalai Lama's prodigious life—of how a lively child from a modest peasant family came to be recognized as the fourteenth reincarnation of the Buddha of Infinite Compassion. The book also portrays a vivid and important civilization based on an exuberant and sophisticated Buddhist tradition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195656503
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Series:
Oxford India Paperbacks Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.80(d)

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