Adventures Of A Tibetan Fighting Monk

by Tashi Khedrup

Adventures Of A Tibetan Fighting Monk

  • ISBN-13: 9789748299174
  • Author(s): Tashi Khedrup
  • Editor(s): Hugh Richardson, Tadeusz Skorupski
  • Subject: Tibetan Buddhism
  • Publisher: Kodansha Europe Head Office
  • Imprint: Orchid Press
  • Publication Date: 31-12-1998
  • Format: p/b

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These are the memoirs of a Dob-dob', or fighting monk, trained to keep the peace in a monastic community of several thousand monks, during and after the Chinese invasion of Tibet, in 1959. The true story of a young man born in a traditional Tibetan village, ordained a monk in one of the country's great monasteries, and eventually assigned the post of dob-dob, a 'fighting monk' charged with maintaining monastic order. Fleeing Tibet with the Dalai Lama after the Chinese invasion of 1959, never to see his native land again, and suffering the loss of a leg during the'
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These are the memoirs of a Dob-dob', or fighting monk, trained to keep the peace in a monastic community of several thousand monks, during and after the Chinese invasion of Tibet, in 1959. The true story of a young man born in a traditional Tibetan village, ordained a monk in one of the country's great monasteries, and eventually assigned the post of dob-dob, a 'fighting monk' charged with maintaining monastic order. Fleeing Tibet with the Dalai Lama after the Chinese invasion of 1959, never to see his native land again, and suffering the loss of a leg during the'