In Their Own Words: The True Stories of Nine Buddhist Monks' Escape from Tibet

· Lotus Press

About this ebook

These are the true stories of nine Buddhist monks - of life in Tibet under Communist rule, their amazing and often miraculous journey across the vast mountain range of the Himalayas to freedom and exile in India, of the day-to-day work and study at the Drepung Gomang Monastery, and their eye opening views of American culture. Most importantly, this book illustrates the resilience of the human spirit under the most trying circumstances powered by faith, compassion, hope and love. Features an 8 page color photo insert.

About the author

Scott 'Belmo' Belmer is a 1974 graduate of SDSU with a Bachelor's Degree in History and Education. Belmo began the study of Buddhism in 2001 after his life-changing event of meeting the monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery. He currently resides in Northern Kentucky.

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