Tarab Tulku XI - A Tibetan Lama in Denmark
J. Andersen & A. Bernstorff
"Tibetan culture and philosophy comes alive through this unique and unconventional personal history of Tarab Tulku."
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When the apple in a small, poor farmyard in Tibet blossomed in the middle of the coldest time of year, everybody knew that the child about to be born would be a very special child.
Tarab Tulku XI was born in the year of the wood pig, 1934, not far from the Tibetan capital of Lhasa. He was soon recognized as the incarnation of Tarab Tulku X and was enthroned at the Tashi Rabten Monastery in Southern Tibet at the age of one year. When he was six, accompanied by large retinue, he undertook a dangerous and magical three-week journey on horseback through Tibet to begin his studies at the Drepung Monastic University.
Tarab Tulku´s life reflects tragic history of Tibet and, like so many other reincarnated lamas, when the Chinese invaded the country he had to flee on foot across the Himalayas to a life in exile. Under tough conditions in an Indian refugee camp he completed the geshe degree.
The Danish Prince Peter and the Dalai Lama assured that Denmark becamed Tarab Tulku´s new home. He continued his research into Buddhist philosophy, and evolved a rare and profound understanding of Western culture and of the Western way of thinking. He developed Unity in Duality, an interpretation and presentation of the universal elements in Buddhism and practical method for living in peace and harmony with others.
Tibetan culture and philosophy comes alive through this unique and unconventional personal history of Tarab Tulku.