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Victor Chan

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Victor Chan has known the Dalai Lama for over 40 years, and in 2005, they co-founded the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education in Vancouver, Canada. The Dalai Lama and Victor Chan also co-authored The Wisdom of Compassion: Stories of Remarkable Encounters and Timeless Insights (Riverhead, January 2013).

Their previous work, The Wisdom of Forgiveness: Intimate Conversations and Travels (Riverhead, 2004) was shortlisted for the Nautilus Prize, New York and translated into 14 languages.

Chan is also the author of The Tibet Handbook: A Pilgrimage Guide (Moon Publications, 1994).