Buddha's Warriors: The Story of the CIA-Backed Tibetan by Mikel Dunham

By Mikel Dunham

Buddha's Warriors is the 1st e-book that brings to existence Tibet ahead of the chinese language communist invasions and depicts the transition of peaceable priests to warriors with the aid of the CIA.

Tibet within the final sixty years has been a lot mystified and politicized that the area at huge is careworn approximately what fairly occurred to the "Rooftop of the World" while Mao Tse-tung invaded its borders in 1950. There are dramatically conflicting bills from Beijing and Dharamsala (home of the Dalai Lama's government-in-exile). including to the confusion is the romanticized spin that Western writers and filmmakers have followed with a purpose to appease the preferred delusion of Shangri-La.

Buddha's Warriors is not any fairy story. Set in a story framework yet depending seriously at the oral transcripts of the Tibetan males who truly fought the chinese language, Buddha's Warriors tells, for the 1st time, the interior tale of those historical advancements, whereas drawing a bright photograph of Tibetan lifestyles prior to, in the course of, and after Mao's takeover. The firsthand money owed, amassed by way of the writer over a interval of 7 years, convey faces and deeply own feelings to the leading edge of this ongoing tragedy. it's a saga of courageous infantrymen and cowardly traitors. It's approximately wish opposed to desolation, braveness opposed to repression, atheism opposed to Buddhism. exceptionally, it's approximately what occurs to an old civilization whilst it truly is thrust in a single day into the fashionable horrors of twentieth-century war.

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Buddha's Warriors: The Story of the CIA-Backed Tibetan Freedom Fighters, the Chinese Communist Invasion, and the Ultimate Fall of Tibet

Buddha's Warriors is the 1st publication that brings to existence Tibet ahead of the chinese language communist invasions and depicts the transition of peaceable clergymen to warriors with assistance from the CIA.

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Buddha's Warriors is not any fairy story. Set in a story framework yet depending seriously at the oral transcripts of the Tibetan males who truly fought the chinese language, Buddha's Warriors tells, for the 1st time, the interior tale of those old advancements, whereas drawing a shiny photo of Tibetan lifestyles ahead of, in the course of, and after Mao's takeover. The firsthand money owed, amassed by way of the writer over a interval of 7 years, convey faces and deeply own feelings to the leading edge of this ongoing tragedy. it's a saga of courageous infantrymen and cowardly traitors. It's approximately wish opposed to desolation, braveness opposed to repression, atheism opposed to Buddhism. particularly, it's approximately what occurs to an historical civilization whilst it's thrust in a single day into the fashionable horrors of twentieth-century conflict.

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