Title:Discovery, Recognition and Enthronement of the 14th Dalai Lama
Publisher:Library of Tibetan Works and Archives
Size:140 x 217 mm
he Discovery, Recognition and Enthronement of Tibetan Lamas have always been mystical and strange for the westerners but at the same time it is extremely interesting and fascinating.This Book contains three accounts written by persons who have witnessed the actual happenings during the Discovery, Recognition and Enthronement of the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet.The first part, Discovery of the Dalai Lama, is An Eye Witness account by Khemey Sonam Wangdu, who was a civil servant of the then Government of Tibet and assistant to the officer who led the Search party to the Amdo region.The second part Report on the Discovery, Recognition and Enthronement of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama is a report by Sir Basil J. Gould. Sir Basil J. Gould was a British delegate to attend the enthronement ceremony of H. H. The 14th Dalai Lama in 1940 in Lhasa, Tibet, representing His Majesty's Government and His Excellency the Viceroy of India.The third part Tibetan Lamas in Western Eyes was written by Hugh E. Richardson. Hugh E. Richardson is one of the world's leading authorities on Tibet, her History and culture. He lived in Lhasa for nine years between 1936-1950, heading the British and later the Indian Mission there.