His Holiness the Dalai Lama: The Oral Biography

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At the same time, Buddhism was officially declared the state-religion of the vast Tibetan empire extending across Central Asia and reaching Ch’ang-an, the capital of Tang China (modern day Xi’an). Here, time and space are much more liquid and plastic; they can be shaped and reshaped almost at will. While the Kar-tok-pa Lama declared: " As I too am of royal lineage I have the right to rule." She is now living and working in Hua Hin, Thailand, where she is engaged in the study of 2nd and 3rd century Chinese Buddhist translations.

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Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (July 1, 2005)

ISBN: 047168001X

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