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Author QuotedChogyam Trungpa
Title QuotedBorn in Tibet
Date (Year/Month/Day)1968/10/18
QuotationI am suggesting to a friend of mine, a Tibetan Lama, that he might send you a manuscript he is preparing [Born in Tibet]. It is of great interest, a contemporary document in the authentic Tibetan tradition"”& first rate. The English may need a little improvement but the material is as impressive as the Tibetan Book of the Dead. The author's name is [Chögyam] Trungpa Rimpoche. I am giving him City Lights' address & he will contact you some time. I am over here on an extended trip & hope to keep extending it "¦
Quotation SourceThe Courage for Truth: Letters of Thomas Merton to Writers.; Selected and edited by Christine M. Bochen. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1993, p. 272
Letter toLawrence Ferlinghetti
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