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.
A Saint in Seattle
The Life of the Tibetan Mystic Dezhung Rinpoche
“A fine addition to the library of anyone who wants to understand the modern history of Tibet and of Buddhism in the West.”—Buddhadharma