Islam in Tibet: Including Islam in the Tibetan Cultural Sphere; Buddhist and Islamic Viewpoints of…

Paperback | January 1, 1997

EditorGray HenryPreface byMarco PallisTranslated byJane Casewit

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This first-hand account of Tibetan life within a sacred society prior to the Chinese invasion is the most complete and definitive work to date on the subject of Islam in Tibet. It reveals fascinating interplay between the traditional cultures of Islam and Buddhism; the spiritual lives of these very different traditions recognize one another at a level behind external forms.

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This first-hand account of Tibetan life within a sacred society prior to the Chinese invasion is the most complete and definitive work to date on the subject of Islam in Tibet. It reveals fascinating interplay between the traditional cultures of Islam and Buddhism; the spiritual lives of these very different traditions recognize one an...

The exiled 14th Dalai Lama was born on July 6, 1935 to a peasant family living in a former Tibetan village. He was recognized as the reincarnation of the previous spiritual leader of his nation at the age of two and enthroned on February 22, 1940. In 1959 he and 100,000 followers fled the country following a failed revolt against the C...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:January 1, 1997Publisher:Fons Vitae

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