A Saint in Seattle

The Life of the Tibetan Mystic Dezhung Rinpoche


800 pages, 6 x 9 inches


ISBN 9780861713967

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“A fine addition to the library of anyone who wants to understand the modern history of Tibet and of Buddhism in the West.”—Buddhadharma

Mon, 01/21/2013 - 12:35 -- wisdom

In 1960, the Tibetan lama Dezhung Rinpoche (1906-87) arrived in Seattle after being forced into exile from his native land by the Communist Chinese. Already a revered master of the teachings of all Tibetan Buddhist schools, he would eventually become a teacher of some of Western Buddhism’s most notable scholars. This is the inspiring and unlikely biography of a modern buddha.