In Exile from the Land of Snows


In Exile from the Land of Snows :

The Definitive Account of the Dalai Lama and Tibet
Since the Chinese Conquest

John F. Avedon

HH the Dalai Lama

Harpercollins (April 1998)

Paperback / 448 pages

Table of Contents

Preface to the Harper Perennial Edition

Preface

1 Before the Fall 1933-1950

                                                                              

2 Occupation 1950-1959

 

3 In Exile from the Land of Snows 1959-1960

 

4 Reconstruction 1960-1974

 

5 The Fight for Tibet 1959-1984

 

6 Tibetan Medicine: The Science of Healing

 

7 On Pilgrimage with the Dalai Lama

 

8 The Wheel of Protection

 

9 Tibet Enslaved 1959-1965

 

10 The Long Night 1966-1977

 

11 Return 1977-1984

 

Afterword

An Interview with the Dalai Lama

The Value of Religion for Society

 

His Life

 

Tibet: Today and Tomorrow

 

The Universe: Mind and Matter

 

Cyclic Existence and Sentient Beings

 

Emptiness: The Two Truths

 

Notes to pages 361-411

 

Chronology of Major Tibet-Related Events

A Note on Sources

Acknowledgments

Bibliography

Index