New PDF release: Man of Peace: the illustrated life story of the Dalai Lama

By Robert Thurman,William Meyers,Michael G. Burbank

This attractive e-book photograph novel tells the tale of 1 guy taking over an empire, calling for fact, peace, and justice for his Tibetan humans. the following, in complete colour for the 1st time, humans can come to grasp the complete drama of his lifelong fight. because the age of 15, the Dalai Lama has defended his humans opposed to one of many final nice empires, the People’s Republic of China. lower than its “dictatorship of the proletariat,” China started to invade Tibet in 1950, decimating after which consistently oppressing its humans. due to the fact colonialism can't be practiced in our period of self-determined countries, China consistently continues that the Tibetans are a kind of chinese language, utilizing propaganda and armed forces energy to weigh down Tibet’s certain tradition and id. but the Dalai Lama resists through the use of only the weapon of truth—along with resolute nonviolence—even caring a few of his personal humans by way of looking discussion and reconciliation in response to his extra real looking vision.

The nice 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet has turn into the 1st global Dalai Lama, a favorite transnational chief of all who need to make the dramatic alterations really invaluable for all times on the earth to thrive for hundreds of years to come back. thought of the incarnation of the Buddhist savior Chenrezig or Avalokiteshvara—archangel of common compassion—he is assumed to seem in lots of kinds, at many alternative occasions, at any time when and anywhere beings undergo. Representing the plight of his liked Tibetan humans to the realm, he has additionally engaged with all people that suffer oppression and injustice, as famous in 1989 through his being presented the Nobel Peace Prize. most significantly, the Dalai Lama walks his speak all through those pages, as he has all through his existence, and he radiates a robust desire that we will and should prevail.

Man of Peace offers the interior tale of his notable lifestyles and imaginative and prescient, within the excessive stress of the army profession of Tibet and the continued genocide of its people—a relocating paintings of political and old nonfiction delivered to existence within the photo novel form—here for all to see.

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