BOOKS: BUILDING A LIBRARY Tibetan Buddhism
Brown, Mick, The Independent on Sunday (London, England)
Any attempt to broach Tibetan Buddhism must begin with the Dalai Lama, Nobel Prize winner, the world's most famous Buddhist and its most prolific author. In fact, most books bearing his name are either in the form of conversations with American psychologists in search of the meaning of happiness, or transcriptions of his teachings. Better to turn to his inspirational autobiography, Freedom In Exile, which provides the most useful primer to his life, the religious and political background of Tibet, and the principles of Buddhist philosophy.
In Prisoners of Shangri-La, Donald S Lopez makes the intriguing suggestion that the Dalai Lama is engaged in the …
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