Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama of Tibet

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In 1938 a two year old boy was recognised through a traditional process of discovery as being the reincarnation of all previous Dalai Lamas, the spiritual rulers of Tibet. Taken away from his parents, he was brought up in Lhasa according to a monastic regimen of rigorous austerity and in almost total isolation. Aged seven he was enthroned in the 1000-room Potala palace as the supreme spiritual leader of a nation the size of Western Europe, with population of six million. And at fifteen, he became head of state. With ...

Freedom In Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama of Tibet 1998, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349111117

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