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Adam Yauch on His Spiritual Journey: "I Don't Care If Somebody Makes Fun of Me"

Anthony DeCurtis, Rolling Stone, 28 May 1998

ALONG WITH his group, the Beastie Boys, Adam Yauch, 33, has grown up in public. Since their days of dodging the local authorities in city after city on tour, the Beasties have become one of the most aesthetically adventurous bands of the '90s. For his part, Yauch has embarked on a spiritual journey that has proved both deeply personal and the inspiration for his important work on behalf of Tibet's struggle for freedom from the People's Republic of China. Yauch describes how Tibetan Buddhism came into his life and how profound its impact has been.

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