flight of the Dalai Lama.

  • 160 Pages
  • 2.65 MB
  • English
Hodder & Stoughton , London
Ngawang Lobsang Yishey Tenzing Gyatso, Dalai Lama, -- 1935-, Tibet (China) -- History --
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14298023M

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A Force For Good: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World. By Dan Goleman. Released to mark His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday, this book reveals his fresh, radically different perspective on creating a better future; a vision that can be assimilated by each and every one of us on the basis of our common humanity.

Master of the road-trip narrative, he has reached new heights here by employing The Pope and the Dalai Lama as two of his main characters, men of tremendous wisdom and intellectual power thrust into the daily life of Italy. This exposes not only their goodness but /5().

In this small{literally] book, HH Dalai lama speaks of compassion,ridding oneself of anger,forgiveness of enemies,living life in a truly more loving way. Though much of it seems familar to western ears[the ideas of love compassion and service are not unknown in western religion and philosophy],the simplicity of much of what the dalai lama says is striking/5().

Buy The flight of the Dalai Lama First Edition by Barber, Noel (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Noel Barber. Rumors later circulated among Tibetans that the Dalai Lama “had been screened from Red planes by mist and low clouds conjured up by the prayers of Buddhist holy men,” according to TIME’s cover story about the escape.

But until he appeared in India, two weeks after taking flight. From Publishers Weekly. Buddhist scholar and professor Hopkins studied intimately with the 14th Dalai Lama to complete this volume on spiritual preparation for death and dying. The book draws upon the 17th-century poem by the First Panchen Lama, which focused on Buddhist techniques for mastering the fear of death and flight of the Dalai Lama.

book spiritual enlightenment /5(52). We hear a lot about "joy to the world" this time of year. Seth Doane talks with the Dalai Lama, a man for whom the pursuit of happiness is just part of the job.

They discuss "The Book of Joy. In the fifth Dalai Lama was given temporal control of Tibet, and the Dalai Lamas remained head of state until the flight of the 14th Dalai Lama into exile in It is said that the previous incarnations of the 14th Dalai Lama extend not only to the previous 13 but further back into Tibetan history to include the first Buddhist kings.

Quotes from the Dalai Lama; Selected books by the Dalai Lama; The life of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Early life. His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was born Lhamo Thondup on July 6, to a Tibetan farming family in Taktser, a peasant village in northeastern Tibet.

He was one of sixteen children born into the family, nine of whom had died. This is a very nice, but little, book that tells a short parable about the flight of a humingbird that saves a forest. It is well written and illustrated by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas. Though the main story is a short four pages, it delivers it message effectively and by: 2.

The flight of the Dalai Lama. [Noel Barber; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)] -- A contemporaneous account of the events that led to the Dalai Lama's momentous decision to leave Tibet and seek sanctuary in India.

The book's conclusion challenges Beijing's version of history – that the Tibetan nobility and clergy led their people in an armed rebellion against the Chinese state and that the Dalai Lama had planned the rebellion from earlywith support from the CIA, which trained guerillas and supplied them with weapons from the air, including.

This book describes the flight of the young Dalai Lama's flight to freedom in from Tibet to India during the Chinese invasion.

The story starts from the time the Dalai Lama is chosen as a small boy to modern day. This story helped to put together all the pieces I /5. his book contains eight talks given by the Dalai Lama in France at Institut Karma Ling inin which he expounded particularly on the Four Noble Truths of.

With the flight of the Dalai Lama and many important lamas into exile, Tibetan Buddhism gained new followers in the United States and western Europe in. Yahgulanaas' books include Flight of the Hummingbird, A Tale of Two Shamans, The Last Voyage of the Black Ship, Hachidori, and—most recently His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the spiritual and temporal leader of the Tibetan people.

He is a recipient of the Raoul Wallenberg Congressional Human Rights Award, the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian. This is a unique book of the Dalai Lama's thought on how he sees himself, Buddhism, the world at war, the meaning of freedom, busy modern life, its challenges and how to master them.

The Book of Joy is a conversation between the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu about finding joy and happiness in the face of suffering and grief.

The two old friends met in India for the Dalai Lama's 80th birthday, and they had long discussions over several days/5. Panchen Lama had two rounds of audience with the Dalai Lama. The Dalai Lama’s impression of the Panchen Lama during those meetings is recorded in his memoirs, My Land and My People.

The Dalai Lama states that the Panchen Lama ―showed a genuine respect for my position, as the customs of Buddhism requires towards a senior monk. The Dalai Lama is both the living conscience of the Tibetan people and an internationally respected human rights symbol.

His high-profile appearances and books have fueled the surging popularity of Buddhism in the United States and throughout the West. This new, up-to-date biography provides insight into the curious and winning personality of the Dalai Lama as a boy and his wisdom as a man.

After the country was sealed off by China in following the Lhasa rebellion and flight of the Dalai Lama, it became a "muffled, incoherent place".

The British left has always been diffident. By award-winning picture book author Demi, this is a fully illustrated nonfiction picture book that tells the story of the search for the fourteenth Dalai Lama. Now in paperback for the first time, with a foreword written by The Dalai Lama himself.

When the. The 14th Dalai Lama (religious name: Tenzin Gyatso, shortened from Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso; born Lhamo Dhondup, 6 July ) is the current Dalai Lamas are important monks of the Gelug school, the newest school of Tibetan Buddhism, which was formally headed by the Ganden the time of the 5th Dalai Lama tothe central Predecessor: Thubten Gyatso.

A graphic novel on the 14th Dalai Lama (hence the clever title). It tells the story of his selection and training, and Tibet's invasion by the PRC, resulting in his eventual exile.

Gives a nice historical overview. This book is light on Buddhism and explores more the struggle for independence and freedom for Tibet/5. On this day inLhamo Dondrub was officially named the 14th Dalai Lama.

British Movietone reported on the exiled leader's visit to India in The. On this day inthe Dalai Lama reached India after escaping from Tibet. Ever since, he has been living the life of a refugee.

The tawdry politics of Tibetan Buddhism The flight of the Karmapa Lama from Tibet By Peter Symonds 22 March For two months, ever since. The perilous flight of the Dalai Lama into exile and the subsequent success of the Tibetan diaspora community against tremendous odds are having profound implications for humanity at large.

Ironically, while imperiled within Tibet itself, the spiritual legacy of the land of snows has spread through its incarnate lamas and teachers such that the 5/5(1). The World of Tibetan Buddhism.

By H.H. the Dalai Lama, translated, edited and annotated by Dr. Thupten Jinpa. The World of Tibetan Buddhism by H.H.

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the Dalai Lama, translated, edited and annotated by Dr. Thupten Jinpa In this book the Dalai Lama explains in brief but lucid detail every aspect of the Tibetan Buddhist path to enlightenment.

Sankisa, UP, India, 30 January - His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived in Sankisa this morning after a short flight from Delhi to Farrukhabad airport, where he was received by Mr Alok Kumar Shakya, UP State Minister for Technical Education.

Under clear blue skies a cool breeze stirred the fresh air as the sun shone bright and warm.©Tenzin Gyatso, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Please do not reproduce any part of this book by any means whatsoever without our permission ISBN 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 Cover photos by Don Farber Book design by Printed in Canada on recycled, acid-free paper ITP-interior3 7/15/05 AM Page ivFile Size: 1MB.