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Almost_Final_Days_10-34--16-21.mp4
Harold Talbott describes how he came to know both Thomas Merton and the Dalai Lama. After having met Merton 10 years earlier at Gethsemani Abbey, Talbot met Merton again in New Delhi and brought Merton to meet the Dalai Lama at Dharamsala. Bonnie…

MertonCorrespondence_Tethong_FF1_telegram_1968_001.jpg
Telegram to Merton in Calcutta, possibly from the Dalai Lama's secretary Tenzin Geyshe Tethong, setting up a meeting time on November 4, 1968. Part of the message is cut off.

MertonCorrespondence_HartPatrick_FF1_postcard__photo_1968_November5_002.jpg
A photo postcard sent to Patrick Hart from Thomas Merton. The front of the postcard is a black and white photograph of Merton and Amiya Chakravarty and others in Calcutta. Merton discusses his meeting with the Dalai Lama and meeting the Tibetan…

Card to Patrick Hart from Thomas Merton, November 1968
Greeting card from Thomas Merton to Patrick Hart regarding his meeting with the Dalai Lama. Merton wrote this card from from Dharamsala, India - printed with drawings of yaks and a phrase with the translation "May you have a long life, free from…
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