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Format: Journal Article
Publication Date: Nov 30, 2014
Pages: 81
Sources ID: 106416
Visibility: Public (group default)
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Not only did the Desi mastermind, from the heights of the Potala, an exceptional set of medical paintings. He also was a consummate historian who authored voluminous biographies of both the Fifth and Sixth Dalai Lamas and a detailed history of the Gandenpa school, in addition to his influential history of medicine, among other massive writings. The last and most powerful chief minister appointed by the Fifth Dalai Lama three years before his death, and then regent of Tibet until the enthronement of the Sixth, the Desi is an outstanding example of the lay intellectuals emerging in this period, particularly