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Memoirs of a Tibetan Lama

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ISBN-10: 1559390972

ISBN-13: 9781559390972

Edition: N/A

Authors: Lobsang Gyatso, Gareth Sparham, Gareth Sparham, Gareth Sparham

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A Tibetan patriot and unswerving follower of the Dalai Lama, Lobsang Gyatso emerges from these memoirs as a master storyteller, a fearless social critic, and a devoted Buddhist monk.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/1990
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Gareth Sparham was a monk for more than twenty years and an oral interpreter for many learned lamas while living in India. He holds a PhD in Asian Studies from the University of British Columbia. The author and translator of numerous works, many focusing on the writings of Tsongkhapa, he has taught Tibetan language at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and the University of California at Berkeley. He lives with his wife in Walnut Creek, California.

Introduction
From the Valley of a Tang Princess
To the Land of the Gods
Drepung Monastery
Caves of Increasing Goodness
Phukhang House
House Guru
The Glorious Goddess
The Sadness of Tibet
Did Mao Hear Those Voices?
Last Pilgrimage and Exile
Afterword