Experiments with Truth and Non-Violence: The Dalailama in Exile from Tibet

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Overview

  • Author :Bhaskar Vyas, Rajni Vyas
  • Year of Publication :2007
  • ISBN: :9788180693595
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XII, 212
  • Size: 25 cms
  • Categories: Gandhian Studies, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion


About the Book :

This book is singular in its approach about the strategic application of truth and nonviolence as tools for the conflict resolution adopted by the Dalai Lama since 1950. There is historical interpretation of value-based action. The compulsions and constraints of the Dalai Lama are explored. The tangible and intangible results are assessed. The authors generate penetrating insights about the future of Tibet. Tibet is viewed as a glorious example of Survival of even the Weakest. Following the award of Nobel Peace Prize, the diplomatic stance of the Dalai Lama is critically narrated. Unpublished correspondence with the world statesmen is cited.


About Author :

Bhaskar Vyas (1937) is a plastic surgeon and a retired professor of the Medical College, Vadodara. He has also been a member of faculty at the Psychology Department, The M.S. University. Consciousness has been a prime interest for his research. This has led him to be a perennial student of philosophy. Presently he is conducting stem cell research focused on regeneration and rejuvenation.

Rajni Vyas (1937) is an obstetrician and gynaecologist. She has been a professor at The M.S. University, Vadodra.
Apart from her own discipline, she has taught psychology and hypnotherapy as well. Her seminal research contribution is in the field of infertility of unknown origin. She has conducted stem cell research with significant contribution in diabetes and osteoarthritis. This husband-wife research association has produced over 30 publications each. They have taught hypnotherapy all across India as well as at international conferences. Their other publications are on holistic health, Raj Yoga, philosophy of justice, and on cultural topics. They have also been biographers of the Dalai Lama.