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The Dalai Lama's pursuit of united Tibet

Lodi Gyari's memoirs contain valuable insights into Chinese thinking and negotiating tactics, of which careful note should be taken

The Dalai Lama's Special Envoy
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The Dalai Lama's Special Envoy

Shyam Saran
The Dalai Lama's Special Envoy: Memoirs of a Lifetime in Pursuit of a Reunited Tibet
Author: Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari  
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages: 800
Price:  Rs 799

Lodi Gyari, as he was popularly known among his friends, belonged to an aristocratic feudal family from the Kham region of China. He was singularly responsible for bringing the Tibet issue into international discourse and in cultivating an image of the Dalai Lama as an international statesman and spiritual leader. He served as the representative of the Tibetan government-in-exile in Washington for over two decades. During this time he developed an enviable and influential network in the corridors of

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First Published: Feb 27 2023 | 9:52 PM IST

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