Memories of Life in Lhasa under Chinese Rule

  title={Memories of Life in Lhasa under Chinese Rule},
  author={Françoise Robin},
Tubten Khetsun, Memories of Life in Lhasa Under Chinese Rule, translated and with an introduction by Matthew Akester, New York, Columbia University Press, 2008, 344 pp.Over a long period, classical Tibetan literature drew extensively upon Indian Buddhist sources; but there is one genre, autobiography, in which it has given undeniable proof of creativity. Autobiography, always rare in India, has been widely practised in Tibet. Yet, for several centuries, its exclusive focus was the spiritual… CONTINUE READING