Product Description. Gendun Choephel is a legendary figure in Tibet. Believed to be the reincarnation of a famous Buddhist lama, this promising young monk. Visionary, artist, poet, iconoclast, philosopher, adventurer, master of the arts of love, tantric yogin, Buddhist saint. These are some of the terms that describe. A new translation of The Passion Book brings to light author Gendun Chopel’s belief that even sexual pleasure could be a path to enlightenment.

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Where is the UN and the Vatican on this? Largely ignored or reviled in his lifetime, the ‘angry monk’ Choephel has become an important figure in a rapidly changeing Tibet”. He did succeed in thisto a certain extent. Buddhismhe said, was very much a voice from within the Hindu fold. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: That was very fascinating. That was during — 61, my hard times, the years of great stress and total confusion.

Gendun Choephel was a true Mahatma and visionary ahead of its time. One of the reasons for his expulsion from the communist party was perhaps his strong emotional attachment to Hindi. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. He translated the Dhammapada from Pali into Tibetan. I thoroughly enjoyed and benefitted from this documentary, “Angry Monk.

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English Choose a language for shopping. Sankrityayana, therefore, took a circuitous and a very hazardous route to Tibet, which was hardly traveled.

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Gendun ChoephelRahula Sankrityayana. NR Not Rated Studio: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. He passed away inonly two years after his release. This documentary is valuable insofar as it does a good job of informing the viewer about a 20th century Tibetan intellectual named Gendun Chophel, who began his life as a monastic but rebelled against rigidity and stagnation in Tibetan Buddhist and Tibetan political institutions as they existed just prior to the invasion of Tibet in by Chinese communists.

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Both in their mind desire sexual union. The book however appears rather incomplete; becausehe could not finish it in the geneun he wanted. Believed to be the reincarnation of a famous Buddhist lama, this promising young monk turned his back on monastic life and became a fierce critic of his country’s religious conservatism, cultural isolationism and reactionary government. Sadly, the US has now entered into fendun “Covenant with the Enemy” Chinese nation and this harm will bring due Karma at its destine time Learn more about Amazon Prime.


After returning to Tibet inhe was arrested on counterfeiting changes, and sentenced to chosphel years in prison. He was imprisoned for three years, during Some say; he even got secret initiations. He was bitten by the travel-bug quite early in life. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest.

Review A beautifully observed genduun of biography, road movie, history and travelogue. Both a personal and political portrait of this pioneering and visionary intellectual who also renounced the “false duty of monastic obligations” and smoked, drank and was marriedANGRY MONK features rare archival footage, Choephel’s paintings, and contemporary scenes of sites he visited, along with interviews with Tibetan historians, scholars, writers, and his wife.

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But his heart was broken ; and, he promptly drowned his desperation in alcohol. Amazon Advertising Genun, attract, and engage customers. Reflect on them and accept them only in case you find them acceptable.