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Intimate Glimpses of Mysterious Tibet and Neighboring Countries

Intimate Glimpses of Mysterious Tibet and Neighboring Countries
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FOREWORD In the following pages, I have endeavored to present a faithful sketch of a series of travels made by me in such truly romantic countries as Tibet, Sikkim, Nepal etc. It is needless perhaps to say that this little book has not been written for the scholar, but solely for those jaded men and women who love reading stories of adventure and distant lands. To all such I commend the work for what it is worth. CONTENTS Forewordv Introduction9 Darjeeling12 Sikkim22 The Chumbi Valle...
FOREWORD

In the following pages, I have endeavored to present a faithful sketch of a series of travels made by me in such truly romantic countries as Tibet, Sikkim, Nepal etc. It is needless perhaps to say that this little book has not been written for the scholar, but solely for those jaded men and women who love reading stories of adventure and distant lands. To all such I commend the work for what it is worth.

CONTENTS

Forewordv
Introduction9
Darjeeling12
Sikkim22
The Chumbi Valley27
Tibet31
Chortens, Prayer Flags and Devil Dances34
Phari, The Foul38
Over the Tremo into Bhutan45
A meeting with a distinguished Explorer49
Monasteries52
Some curious Tibetan Beliefs57
Return to Sikkim63
The Buddhism of Tibet72
Item Code: IDI894 Author: G. E. O. Knight Cover: Paperback Edition: 1997 Publisher: Pilgrims Book Pvt. Ltd. ISBN: 8176240044 Size: 8.3" X 5.3" Pages: 79 Other Details: Weight of the Book: 115 gms
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