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Tibetan Buddhism politics, power, and the birth of the Dalai Lama

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Alternate title:Politics, power, and the birth of the Dalai Lama
Summary:Explores the influence of Buddhism on Tibetan history. Examines the Lhasa/Shigatse power struggle, the intervention of Genghis Khan, subsequent Tibetan alliances with Kublai and Altan Khan to contain Chinese political aspirations, and the establishment of the institution of the Dalai lamas.
Birth of a god, the Dalai lama"
Contributor:Mendez, Binky
Provider:Klass (Firm)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Buddhism China Tibet History
Dalai lamas History
Buddhism Influence
Tibet (China) Civilization Buddhist influences
Tibet (China) History
Tibet (China) Religion
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Religion
Government, Law, Politics
Films@UM Browse terms:Asian Studies
Religion, Philosophy
Government, Law, Politics
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