The Way of the White Clouds : The Classic Spiritual Travelogue by One of Tibet's Best-Known Explorers, Paperback

The Way of the White Clouds : The Classic Spiritual Travelogue by One of Tibet's Best-Known Explorers Paperback

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'It tells of terrible journeys, of men masked against the sun (riding through ethereal regions with their feet frozen), of welcoming fog-girt monasteries lit by butter lamps at the journey's end' - "New Statesman". "The Way of the White Clouds" is the remarkable narrative of a pilgrimage which could not be made today.

Lama Anagarika Govinda was among the last to journey through Tibet before its invasion by the Chinese.

His unique account is not only a spectacular and gloriously poetic story of exploration and discovery; it is also invaluable for its sensitive and clearly presented interpretation of the Tibetan tradition. 'Why is it that the fate of Tibet has found such a deep echo in the world?

There can only be one answer: Tibet has become the symbol of all that present-day humanity is longing for' - Lama Anagarika Govinda.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320 pages, 1
  • Publisher: Ebury Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: General & world history
  • ISBN: 9781846040115

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