Product Description. Gendun Choephel is a legendary figure in Tibet. Believed to be the reincarnation of a famous Buddhist lama, this promising young monk. Visionary, artist, poet, iconoclast, philosopher, adventurer, master of the arts of love, tantric yogin, Buddhist saint. These are some of the terms that describe. A new translation of The Passion Book brings to light author Gendun Chopel’s belief that even sexual pleasure could be a path to enlightenment.

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Anthology of Tibetan Poets – G.C. (Gendun Choephel)

But he was not allowed to visit the cboephel and collect field data. He stayed in Russia for more than ten years, until A very useful perspective on recent Tibetan history. A compelling story, beautifully told.

An overlooked corner of modern Tibetan history is revealed in Luc Schaedler’s Angry Monk, the fascinating story of Gendun Choephel, regarded now as one of Tibet’s leading intellectuals of the 20th century but once reviled and imprisoned for daring to dream of a society open to democratic development.

While working on the Buddhist manuscripts in Patna, he was asked by the Mahabodhi Society, Calcutta to go to England to spread the message of the Buddha. Memory loss, diabetes, high blood pressure and a mild stroke struck him down.


Sadly, the US has now entered into a “Covenant with the Gendkn Chinese nation and this harm will bring due Karma at its destine time Terms and conditions apply.

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He too lived an interesting and an adventurous life. He learnt Pali and Sinhalese languages; and studied the Buddhist texts — the Tipitakas — in the original.

These essays were critical of modern HinduismChristianityand British imperialism. August 18, Run Time: Sankrityayana wasof course, mystified and bitterly upset about the decision handed down. The remarkable thing about the book is the way it presents history as a series of stories of imaginary characters. He gave up formal studies inand accompanied Rahul Sankrityayan on a search for rare manuscripts in the gendkn libraries of southern Tibet, including that of the great temple of Sakya.

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Some say; he even got secret initiations. This film reflects on his mystical explorations, daring travels, and spiritual challenges. Sources of Tibetan Tradition.


Today, even in Buddhist countries everybody knows that the world is round. He was promptly expelled from the communist party and USSR, after about a decade of his life as a communist. Product Description Gendun Choephel is a legendary figure in Tibet.

That was during — 61, my hard times, the years of great stress and total confusion. Accept only what you learn with your own mind and agree with that. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Have one to sell? Chophel was obviously an important figure in 20th century Tibet. Kamalaa Nepali lady of Indian origin.

That took me to the wilderness called Bombay. See all 7 reviews. All his later writings revolved around this collection, in one way or the other. It had a profound impact on him.

He wrote for Sanskrit and Hindi periodicals. The Madman’s Middle Way: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.