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Magazine | In the News

In the News Summer 1994

In the High—and Hot—Seat In April, the Dalai Lama’s U.S. tour included two symposia on science and religion, one at Stanford University in California, the other at Columbia University in New York City. In Ann Arbor,…

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CultureMagazine | Books

Mystical Verses of a Mad Dalai Lama

Glenn H. MullinQuest Books/Theosophical Publishing House: Wheaton, Illinois, 1994.265 pp., $14.00 (paper). Geared to the nonspecialist, Mystical Verses of a Mad Dalai Lama offers a fine introduction to Tibetan Buddhism and the institution of the Dalai…

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CultureMagazine | Reviews

Stones of the Dalai Lama

Ken MitchellSoho Press: New York, 1993.328 pp., $22.00 (cloth). In this North American road novel, an introspective “perfessor” and his lubricious sidekick take off into the Wild Blue Yonder—except that the Official Road Novel Vehicle, a…

By Kate Lila Wheeler

Magazine | Letters

Letters to the Editor Summer 1994

Occidentals on Orientalism I respect and applaud Professor Lopez’s exposure of Western Tibetist myths (“New Age Orientalism: The Case of Tibet,” Vol. III, No. 3). To criticize his article for imbalance when it was clearly intended…

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Magazine | Editors View

Net Worth

One story retold from the life of the Buddha concerns a mother who loses her child. Distraught, the woman wanders aimlessly, clutching her dead infant to her breast. When she hears that the great sage Shakyamuni…

By Helen Tworkov