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Author Lhun-grub-dar-rgyas, Dar-rgyas No-mon-han, active 18th century.

Title The hidden life of the Sixth Dalai Lama / Ngawang Lhundrup Dargyé ; translated by Simon Wickham-Smith ; foreword by Kurtis R. Schaeffer
Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2011


Description 1 online resource (xlix,117 p.)
Series Studies in modern Tibetan culture
Studies in modern Tibetan culture.
Contents pt. 1. His birth, ordination and enthronement -- pt. 2. The activity and practice which he carried out to benefit all -- pt. 3. His journey to Domé and how he taught those needing instruction -- pt. 4. The legacy he left for his students
Summary The life of the Sixth Dalai Lama does not end with his supposed death at Kokonor in November 1706, on the way to Beijing, and an audience with the Manchu Emperor Kangxi. This book, the so-called Hidden Life, presents a very different Tsangyang Gyamtso, neither a louche poet nor a drinker, but a sober Buddhist practitioner, who chose to escape at Kokonor and to adopt the guise of a wandering monk, only appearing some years later, after many fantastical and mystical adventures, in what is today Inner Mongolia, where he oversaw monasteries and lived as a Buddhist teacher. The Hidden Life was wri
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-112) and index
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Subject Tshangs-dbyangs-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama VI, 1683-1706.
Tshangs-dbyangs-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama VI, 1683-1706
Dalai lamas -- Biography
RELIGION -- Buddhism -- Tibetan.
Dalai lamas
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
Author Wickham-Smith, Simon
Schaeffer, Kurtis R
LC no. 2021697696
ISBN 9780739150559
Other Titles Tshaṅs-dbyaṅs-rgya-mtshoʼi gsaṅ rnam. English