Man of Peace: the illustrated life story of the Dalai Lama by Robert Thurman,William Meyers,Michael G. Burbank

By Robert Thurman,William Meyers,Michael G. Burbank

This appealing publication image novel tells the tale of 1 guy taking over an empire, calling for fact, peace, and justice for his Tibetan humans. the following, in complete colour for the 1st time, humans can come to grasp the total drama of his lifelong fight. because the age of 15, the Dalai Lama has defended his humans opposed to one of many final nice empires, the People’s Republic of China. below its “dictatorship of the proletariat,” China started to invade Tibet in 1950, decimating after which continuously oppressing its humans. considering that colonialism can't be practiced in our period of self-determined countries, China continually continues that the Tibetans are one of those chinese language, utilizing propaganda and army energy to weigh down Tibet’s designated tradition and identification. but the Dalai Lama resists by utilizing only the weapon of truth—along with resolute nonviolence—even caring a few of his personal humans through looking discussion and reconciliation in keeping with his extra reasonable vision.

The nice 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet has develop into the 1st global Dalai Lama, a renowned transnational chief of all who intend to make the dramatic alterations truly invaluable for all times in the world to thrive for hundreds of years to come back. thought of the incarnation of the Buddhist savior Chenrezig or Avalokiteshvara—archangel of common compassion—he is assumed to seem in lots of types, at many various occasions, at any time when and anywhere beings endure. Representing the plight of his liked Tibetan humans to the area, he has additionally engaged with all people who are suffering oppression and injustice, as famous in 1989 through his being presented the Nobel Peace Prize. most significantly, the Dalai Lama walks his speak all through those pages, as he has all through his lifestyles, and he radiates a strong wish that we will be able to and should prevail.

Man of Peace offers the interior tale of his outstanding existence and imaginative and prescient, within the excessive stress of the army career of Tibet and the continuing genocide of its people—a relocating paintings of political and ancient nonfiction dropped at existence within the photograph novel form—here for all to see.

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