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As he sailed into New York harbor on La Liberte in 1955, Geshe Wangyal brought with him a host of experiences in adapting in the face of life's adversities and uncertainties and an unswerving commitment to Buddha's teachings. "It is as if he embodied the radical changes that Buddhism was going through like a tree sucking up nourishment from the soil," says Cutler. "And this tree was then transplanted from one continent to another and is slowly taking root in new soil.

Pages: 112

Publisher: Shambhala; Shambhala Classics edition (April 12, 2005)

ISBN: 1590302141

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