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Wrestling the Dragon: In Search of the Boy Lama Who Defied China He S Master Of The PlayStation, He Listens To Rap Music, He Writes Poetry And, In His Eighteen Year Old Hands, May Hold The Future Of The Tibetan People He Is Ogyen Trinley Dorje, A Tibetan Lama And The Seventeenth Incarnation Of The Karmapa Third In Line To The Dalai LamaWhen He Was Fourteen, Ugyen Fled Tibet And Began His Journey Into Exile And The Chinese Lost The Boy They Hoped Would One Day Replace The Dalai Lama In The Hearts Of Six Million Tibetans Today, He Lives Under House Arrest, Ostensibly Being Protected By The Indian Government Which Is Likely Protecting Its Relationship With ChinaSo Begins The True Story Of The Th Karmapa Of Tibet, A Story Which Has All The Elements Of A Cracking Tale Magical Portents At His Birth, A Village Childhood On The Roof Of The World, Attempted Indoctrination By The Chinese His Short Life Provides A Fascinating Insight Into The Contemporary Tibetan Struggle, While His Future As A Religious Leader Of Global Significance Is Already Being ForecastTo Write This Story, Gaby Naher Intends To Travel Throughout The Region And Interview Key Players Of The Tibetan Government In Exile, As Well As Religious Figures In The Area

10 thoughts on “Wrestling the Dragon: In Search of the Boy Lama Who Defied China

  1. says:

    In this highly personalized and human account, Australian author and Tibetan rights activist, Gaby Naher tells the story of her experiences of visiting Tibet and provides a portrait of the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje Kept a as a virtual prisoner in India due t

  2. says:

    I had never even heard of the 17th Karmapa until I spied this book on a shelf in Darmsala, India I am fascinated with the Tibetan culture, and found the book very interesting The writing style is not the best, but this book unlocks a whole new saga about Tibetan leaders

  3. says:

    The boy who defied China..I didn t hear about Dalai Lama a peaceful man who won a noble peace prize and his country Tibet until I read this book.The book have information about him and his lineage and how they chose the right karmaba.I feel sorry for them how they give thei

  4. says:

    A fascinating read if you are interested in Tibetan Buddhism and the history and Chinese occupation of Tibet I enjoyed the author s choice of each chapter being in 3 parts, one part her journey equally fascinating , one part details of previous Kamarpa incarnation, and one part

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About the Author: Gaby Naher

Gaby Naher, worked as a literary agent, publicist and bookseller in Sydney, London and New York She is also the author of four books.