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Description - In the Service of His Country by D.N. Tsarong

Written by one of his descendants, this is the story of the highly influential favourite of the 13th Dalai Lama, who for much of the latter's reign served as his righthand man. A Tibetan aristocrat, soldier and master politician, the life of Tsarong involved the key events that were to lead up to his nation's loss of sovereignty to the invading Chinese in the 1950s. This account provides additional insights into period of the 13th Dalai Lama, and the historical background to the disaster that was to befall Tibet under his successor. 001 0861711688

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781559391511
ISBN-10: 1559391510
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Pages: 164
Imprint: Snow Lion Publications
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publish Date: 8-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - D.N. Tsarong

Dundul Namgyal Tsarong has been actively involved in the Tibetan government for most of his life. The son of Dasang Damdul Tsarong, he currently lives in India.