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Surgeon in Tibet

Irene Roberts

Surgeon in Tibet

by Irene Roberts

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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Irene Roberts.
The Physical Object
Pagination187p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21652944M
ISBN 100709110774
OCLC/WorldCa150534

Now available for the first time—more than 50 years after it was written—is the memoir of Michael Dillon/Lobzang Jivaka (–), the British doctor and Buddhist monastic novice chiefly known to scholars of sex, gender, and sexuality for his pioneering transition from female to male between and , and for his groundbreaking book Self: A Study in Ethics and by: 2. Tibet (tĬbĕt´), Tibetan Bodyul, Mandarin Xizang, autonomous region ( pop. 3,,), c, sq mi (1,, sq km), SW China. A Chinese autonomous region since , Tibet is bordered on the south by Myanmar, India, Bhutan, and Nepal, on the west by India (including the disputed Kashmir), on the north by Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Qinghai prov., and on the east by Sichuan Missing: Surgeon.

Robert Thurman, acclaimed translator of The Tibetan Book of the Dead and author of Inner Revolution, is the Jey Tsong Khapa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies in the department of religion at Columbia University and is the director of the American Institute of Buddhist is a friend of the Dalai Lama’s, president of Tibet House U.S., and one of the most visible and respected /5().   Recuperating from a surgery, this week I got an opportunity to lay my hands on both the versions of the book which was originally written in Bangla language by the courageous wanderer Bimal Dey. The book presents an engaging narration of the author’s adventurous journey through the highlands of Tibet at a time when the Dalai Lama still called.

Born at Gyantse in Tibet in , Pemba was enrolled by his father, a Tibetan cadre officer in the British Trade agency, at age eight in the Victoria Boys School at Kurseong near Darjeeling. He was.   The book is worth the read for this chapter alone, which shines a torch on his family’s sacrifice and determination in enduring such huge challenges. In the closing chapter of his book, Rhys says of his time in Tibet that he felt like he and his wife were “instruments in the hand of the Chief Surgeon.”.


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