The Snow Lion's Turquoise Mane

The Snow Lion's Turquoise Mane

By Lama Surya Das

HarperOne, Paperback, 9780062508492, 288pp.

Publication Date: December 1992


This remarkable book brings together more than 150 authentic Buddhist teaching tales from the Hidden Kingdom of Tibet -- most never before translated into English. These captivating stories, legends and yarns -- passed orally from teacher to student -- capture the vibrant wisdom of an ancient and still-living oral tradition. Magical, whimsical, witty and ribald, The Snow Lion's Turquoise Mane unfolds a luminous vision of a universe where basic goodness, harmony, and hope prevails.

About the Author
Lama Surya Das, one of the foremost Western Buddhist leaders and teachers, is author of the best-selling Awakening the Buddha Within: Tibetan Wisdom for the Western World and other books. Founder of the Dzogchen Meditation Centers in America, he also organizes the Western Buddhist Teachers Conferences with the Dalai Lama.