The Illusive Play

by Samten G. Karmay
The Illusive Play
  • ISBN-13: 9781932476675
  • Author(s): Samten G. Karmay
  • Translated by: Samten G. Karmay
  • Subject: Biography: historical, political & military|biography & autobiography: historical, political & military
  • Publisher: Kodansha Europe Head Office
  • Imprint: Serindia Publications
  • Publication Date: 15-05-2014
  • Format: h/b

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The Illusive Play is an English translation of the autobiography of Ngawang Lobzang Gyatsho, the Fifth Dalai Lama. It is of exceptional value because it has taken such care to give a precise chronology throughout its entire length. It witnesses the life and culture of 17th-century Tibet, which was a formative period for the establishment of the Tibetan Buddhist theocracy.
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The Illusive Play is an English translation of the autobiography of Ngawang Lobzang Gyatsho, the Fifth Dalai Lama. It is of exceptional value because it has taken such care to give a precise chronology throughout its entire length. It witnesses the life and culture of 17th-century Tibet, which was a formative period for the establishment of the Tibetan Buddhist theocracy.