She Still Lives: A Novel of Tibet

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These two traditions currently represent the two main trends of Buddhism in France, as judged by the increase in the number of French followers and places of worship and by their geographical distribution throughout the country.( 26 ) The Chinese invasion of Tibet and the harsh conditions of the Tibetan diaspora received particular attention in France; a large number of pro-Tibetan associations were founded as of the 1960s. The same applies for the “Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center”.tbrc.

Pages: 168

Publisher: Snow Lion (August 4, 2006)

ISBN: 1559392479

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