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Geshe Thupten Jinpa: the Dalai Lama's Translator

Thupten Jinpa was a refugee in India as a child, became a monk at a Tibetan monastery, and is the translator, editor and annotator of "The World of Tibetan Buddhism," written by the Dalai Lama. The Dalai Lama is the spiritual and political leader of the Tibetan people, and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989.


Other segments from the episode on April 4, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 4, 1995: Interview with Al Franken; Commentary on Island Records; Interview with Geshe Thupten Jinpa; Review of Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes' album "If You Don't…


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