Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India

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A Buddhist monk takes up arms to resist the Chinese invasion of Tibet - then spends the rest of his life trying to atone for the violence by hand printing the best prayer flags in India. A Jain nun tests her powers of detachment as she watches her best friend ritually starve herself to death. Nine people, nine lives; each one taking a different religious path, each one an unforgettable story. William Dalrymple delves deep into the heart of a nation torn between the relentless onslaught of modernity and the ancient traditions that endure to this day. Author: William Dalrymple. Publisher: Bloomsbury. Paperback. 304 pages.

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  • Product Code: 420280
  • Product Dimensions: 19.8 x 2.1 x 13.1 cm
  • Age Group: Adult
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