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Merton's Correspondence with:

Tashi Tshering

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Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1961
Volume: 3 item(s); 5 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Tashi Tshering and Merton discuss issues at stake in the dialogue between Buddhism and Christianity.


Tashi Tshering was a student from University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. He was a Tibetan and sent Merton the book Tibet's Great Yogi Milarepa, edited by W. Y. Evans-Wentz. Tashi Tshering worked at University of Washington's Tibetan Research Project. He met Merton through a visit to Gethsemani in 1961 and later wrote a letter.

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Related Information and Links

See also Cold War Letters #43 published in The Road to Joy, pp. 320-321.

Series List

This Record Sub-Group is not divided into Series and is arranged chronologically.

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1961/08/27 TLS to Merton I am sorry I could not write you although I promised to send one. I hope you will execuse [sic] me «detailed view»
2. 1961/12/16 TALS to Merton It has been quite a busy day since the school started. I enjoyed the studies during the fall «detailed view»
3. 1962/02/no transcript from Merton First of all I want to thank you for the wonderful gift of the Life of Mila Repa. [Cold War Letters #43 - transcript from bound set] «detailed view»

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