- Paperback: 280 pages
- Publisher: Shambhala (November 7, 1995)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1570621160
- ISBN-13: 978-1570621161
- Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 5.5 x 8.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,340,309 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Born in Tibet Paperback – November 7, 1995
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He recalls an early (1955) encounter with the visiting Dalai Lama, "We were beginning to lose heart, for the Communists were becoming so powerful; it seemed as if our happy days were coming to an end: however, the presence of His Holiness gave us renewed hope that the spiritual teaching and culture of Tibet would not be entirely swept away. Yet it was sad to see him looking so thin and strained as a result of the heavy burden he had to carry." (Pg. 106) While escaping to India, he told his fellow escapees, "Our journey to India must be thought of as a pilgrimage; something that in the past few Tibetans have been able to make. Whether or not India has changed, the spiritual blessings imparted to that country by the presence of the Buddha remain... We should not be thinking only about the enemies threatening us from without.Read more ›