As I Am, So is My Nation

(3 reviews)

Published In: 2007
ISBN: 9789993619055
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No. of Pages: 81
Nu. 350.00

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Book Overview

As I am, So is my Nation is a deep reflective journal of the famed literature of Bhutan, Thakur S Powdyel.

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by Sonam Choki (June 18, 2021)

7 Reviews


This book is a treat for literature lover as it has abounding and impressive corpus from the author. It represents a deep understanding of many of the questions we ponder as a citizen,parent, son, daughter,educator, leader, builder, bearer or as a philosopher. ‘As I am so is my nation’ is a tribute to all the good things we have in our beautiful country and prayer for all the good things we have in this jewel of the Himalayas.

by Monu Tamang (June 02, 2021)

2 Reviews


As I am, so is my nation

"The size of our universe is the size of our mind."

This is one book I read over and again. It has everything a good book offers. The measured and rhythmic language is a literary feast. An ideal bigger than the book. The celebration of life of a nation and an individual. The idea of how a nation is a collective reflection of individuals. As I am, so is my nation.

How fast you can finish reading this book depends on what you would like to take-away. If it is for the poetic language, you can read it away in a sitting. But it has bigger things to offer. The idea of Bhutan at her best. This, what I believe, is what Bhutan is and would look like at her best. I prefer to read it as a prayer book -- read a sentence and contemplate. They are profound, contemplative, and meditative.

by Singay Namgay (October 31, 2020)

23 Reviews


If the idea of nation building is murky and if giving back to nation is not well convinced within us, this book is perfect guide. The author picks up from being diligent student to loyal public servant and delves down to being responsible citizen that counts to the nation building.
The title "As I am, So is my Nation" is a profound wisdom that can be suitably deconstructed as follows.
If we're successful so is our nation, if we cripple so will the nation.
The book as as famed as author.