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The Path to Buddha: A Tibetan Pilgrimage

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Description for The Path to Buddha: A Tibetan Pilgrimage Paperback. An intimate portrait of Tibetans and Buddhism by a leading Magnum photographer. Num Pages: 144 pages. Dimension: 248 x 251 x 16. Weight in Grams: 786.

Tibet has suffered extreme political turmoil and upheaval over the last 50 odd years. Occupied in 1950, Red Guards destroyed thousands of official buildings and holy places during the Cultural Revolution, and religious freedom and traditional education are still severely under threat.

Due to the strength of Tibetan faith in Buddha, in the Dalai Lama, and against the odds, many buildings have been reconstructed, their devotion and belief remain extraordinarily strong. Buddhism permeates every aspect of a Tibetan's life, whether living in Tibet or in exile in Nepal, India or the United States.

A magnificent and time-stopping work, The Path to Buddha is divided ... Read more

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About Robert Thurman
Robert Thurman is an internationally respected scholar and champion of the preservation of Tibetan culture. A former Buddhist monk, he is currently Director of Tibet House in New York and the Jey Tsong Khapa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University.

Reviews for The Path to Buddha: A Tibetan Pilgrimage
"The Path to Buddha is packed with striking portraits of the Tibetan people and with detailed interiors and landscapes."—Photo District News / EDU "The Path to Buddha is McCurry’s most recent evocation of Central Asia. Great photographers scratch their heads at McCurry’s technical virtuosity and marvel at his distinctive vision."—Paul Joseph Brown, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer "With ... Read more

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