Dispelling the Darkness. A Jesuit's Quest for the Soul of Tibet. DONALD S. LOPEZ.

Dispelling the Darkness. A Jesuit's Quest for the Soul of Tibet

Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University Press. 2017. Stock ID #159015

Illustrations, index, notes, appendices, 302pp, hardback in dustjacket. In a remote Himalayan village in 1721, the Jesuit priest Ippolito Desideri wrote a treatise in classical Tibetan intended to refute key Buddhist doctrines and dispel the darkness of idolatry from Tibet. Dispelling the Darkness provides extended excerpts from this unfinished masterpiece and a full translation of a companion work. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 159015).

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