By Thinley Norbu
Personal memories of an esteemed Tibetan Buddhist grasp, starting from touching memoir to funny storytelling, from sharp cultural remark to deeply felt verse--illustrated with infrequent images in complete color.
Illustrated with colour pictures released for the 1st time, this university of recollections offers a unprecedented glimpse into the lifetime of an esteemed Tibetan Buddhist instructor. the writer units a paranormal temper as he describes his early years in "Snowland" (Tibet) as one in every of seven childrens of a popular Nyingma grasp. Thinley Norbu Rinpoche's storytelling alternates earthy humor with poetic sensitivity and delicate sensuality. Describing his travels in Asia, Europe, and the US, he offers thumbnail sketches of individuals and areas, in addition to sharp-sighted statement on Western cultural developments and Dharma scholars' confident and unfavorable characteristics. greater than simply an autobiography, this written providing is an expression of Rinpoche's knowledge, compassion, and private attention.