dGe-dun-chos-phel: Biography of the 20th Century Tibetan Scholar

By: Irmgard Megele

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The savant dGe-‘dun-chos’phel (1902-1951 was the first "modern" scholar of Tibet. He was the first who not only completed a traditional Tibetan education, but who also was courageous enough to leave the monastic society, travel abroad, learn several new languages and deepen his knowledge by collaborating with scholars of different nationalities. dGe-‘dun-chos’phel was renowned in Tibet as a brilliant scholar, a talented artist, a highly gifted poet, an excellent translator, and a skillful dialectician. Yet he was also well-known for his nonconformity which turned him into a highly controversial figure in Tibetan society.Printed Pages: 161.

Title: dGe-dun-chos-phel: Biography of the 20th Century Tibetan Scholar

Author Name: Irmgard Megele

Categories: India, Biographies,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives: 1999

ISBN: 8186470239

ISBN 13: 9788186470237

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 103657

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