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Magic and Mystery in Tibet


Originally published in 1967 by Souvenir Press, an account of a woman's journey through Tibet in the 1920's, describing the monks and monastries and ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.500

Excellent overview of Religion in Tibet

by Mendicant on Aug 6, 2009

Alexandra David-Neel approached religion and its practices in Tibet with the objectivity of a sociologist, and yet made it palatable for the arm chair adventurer.

by vmsolitario on May 23, 2009

A fascinating book. It takes us to a time now gone, when Tibet was a secluded kingdom with all its heritage and wisdom intact. The author writes from personal experience about the teachings described in this book. It is sad however to think that many of the monasteries she visited were destroyed and perhaps some of the teachigs lost forever.

by glasses on Dec 18, 2008

It is a terrific glimpse into Tibet and its religion from a 1920's culture perspective. Some previous background knowledge is helpful for understanding the content. It is a sorrowful reminiscing of what has been lost.

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