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The Buddha Cries! Karmapa Conundrum

The Buddha Cries! Karmapa Conundrum
Item Code: IDF714
Publisher: UBS Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2004
ISBN: 8174763058
Pages: 263 (6 Pictures in Colour)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5" X 5.5"
From the Back Of The Book:

In winter morning at the fag end of the last millennium the 14-years-old claimant as the seventeenth reincarnation of the Karmapa ugyan Trinley Dorje, left the Land where the mind sees further than the mountains can reach to cross the borders of he roof of the world and land in Mcleodganj the capital of Tibetans-in-exile in Himachal Pradesh. His arrival in India in a bid to claim the black hat and be officially recognized as the Karmapa reincarnated has embroiled India in the bitter feud of Tibetan clergy since shamar Rinposhe, second in the Kagyu hierarchy has already Recognition Tibet-born Trinley Thaye Doje residing in Kalimpong as the Karmapa's reincarnation. The next stop obviously is Rumtek which is the headquarters of the Karmapa in Sikkim after the exile of the XVth Karmapa from Tibet.

The arrival of the lama boy has landed India in a dilemma and the government has put a cautious foot forword and indicated that the Karmapa will not be returned to china against his will.

About the Author:

He is a special correspondent with The Hindustan Times and specializes in covering Tibetan Buddhist affairs. He has to his credit a couple of publications, including Crescent over Kashmir: Politics of Mullaism.

Preface v
1 Karmapa- the Living Buddha 1
2 The Buddha Cries Again 9
3 Tremors in Shangrila 19
4 Monks with Daggers 30
5 The Wrathful Buddhas 48
6 The Red Shadow 64
7 God's Abode Under Siege 92
8 The Trial Of Gods 120
9 Postscript 135
10 Epilogue 144
Appendix A Precious Treasures of the Kagyu Order 147
Appendix B Tibetan Calendar 155
Appendix C The Kagyu Family-Gensis 158
Appendix D Fiery Dragons: A Brief History Of Tibet 215
Glossary 255
Index 261

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