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Prisoners of Shangri-La, Tibetan Buddhism and the West
by Donald S. Lopez Jr.
- 284 PAGES
A scholarly history of western myth-making and romance over the question of Tibet. It's a thought-provoking corrective to much of the hogwash about Buddhism perpetrated by both western interpreters and Tibetans themselves. Lopez, a leading scholar of Tibetan Buddhism reveals a complex country and its spiritual history in this scholarly analysis.