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The Resource Surviving the dragon : a Tibetan lama's account of 40 years under Chinese rule, Arjia Rinpoche ; foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Surviving the dragon : a Tibetan lama's account of 40 years under Chinese rule, Arjia Rinpoche ; foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Label
Surviving the dragon : a Tibetan lama's account of 40 years under Chinese rule
Title
Surviving the dragon
Title remainder
a Tibetan lama's account of 40 years under Chinese rule
Statement of responsibility
Arjia Rinpoche ; foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lobsang Tubten Jigme Gyatso
Dewey number
  • 294.3/923092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
BQ970.O25
LC item number
A3 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lobsang Tubten Jigme Gyatso
  • Reincarnate lamas
  • Political activists
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
  • Ta er si (Huangzhong Xian, China)
  • Buddhists
  • Monastic and religious life
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
Label
Surviving the dragon : a Tibetan lama's account of 40 years under Chinese rule, Arjia Rinpoche ; foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
pt. 1. Childhood -- My mother has a prophetic dream -- Raised by a family of 4,000 monks -- Living under the great leap forward -- Following a Tibetan hero -- pt. 2. Under the dragon's claw -- "Comets in the sky, chaos on Earth" -- Enter the Cultural Revolution -- Removing paper hats -- pt. 3. On the political stage -- A communist matchmaker meets the Panchen Lama -- The sacred tree and the time machine -- Becoming a political Buddhist -- pt. 4. Taking flight -- Stepping into my birthright -- The feast of privilege reveals its price -- Final days with the dragon -- From Kumbum to Kumbum West -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: How Buddhism came to Tibet, and the lineage of the Arjia Rinpoches -- Glossary of terms and names
Control code
ocn308178618
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 262 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781605297545
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009033048
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1257261
  • (OCoLC)308178618
Label
Surviving the dragon : a Tibetan lama's account of 40 years under Chinese rule, Arjia Rinpoche ; foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Publication
Contents
pt. 1. Childhood -- My mother has a prophetic dream -- Raised by a family of 4,000 monks -- Living under the great leap forward -- Following a Tibetan hero -- pt. 2. Under the dragon's claw -- "Comets in the sky, chaos on Earth" -- Enter the Cultural Revolution -- Removing paper hats -- pt. 3. On the political stage -- A communist matchmaker meets the Panchen Lama -- The sacred tree and the time machine -- Becoming a political Buddhist -- pt. 4. Taking flight -- Stepping into my birthright -- The feast of privilege reveals its price -- Final days with the dragon -- From Kumbum to Kumbum West -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: How Buddhism came to Tibet, and the lineage of the Arjia Rinpoches -- Glossary of terms and names
Control code
ocn308178618
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 262 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781605297545
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009033048
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1257261
  • (OCoLC)308178618

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