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Pioneer in Tibet

by Douglas A. Wissing

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tibet (China)
    • Subjects:
    • Shelton, A. L. 1875-1922 -- Travel -- China -- Tibet,
    • Tibet (China) -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-326) and index.

      Other titlesLife and perils of Dr. Albert Shelton
      Statementby Douglas A. Wissing.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS785 .W57 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 334 p. :
      Number of Pages334
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3689835M
      ISBN 101403963282
      LC Control Number2003058230

      Explore our list of Tibet History NOOK Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow. High Adventure in Tibet: The Life and Labors of Pioneer Missionary Victor Plymire Plymire, David V. Published by Trinity Print'n Press/Ellendale, ND ().

      As she was a pioneer in Tibet, it is for these explorations that David-Neel is most remembered. The complex traditions of the Tibetan lamas, and how its people existed upon the high plateau of the Himalayas, fascinated many in Europe. In wide-ranging essays and interviews, contributors from the fields of Buddhist practice and scholarship, philosophy, the arts, and literature examine the work of a modern genius—the Tibetan Buddhist meditation master Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche (–). A pioneer in introducing Buddhism to.

        The preface to Autobiography, was written by Walter Evans-Wentz, from Oxford University and pioneer in the study of Tibetan Buddhism and an author of The Tibetan Book of the Dead and Tibet. Travels of a Consular Officer in Eastern Tibet: Together with a History of the Relations Between China, Tibet and India Pilgrims Publishing (), pages.


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Douglas A Wissing. Pioneer in Tibet: the life and perils of Dr Albert Shelton. New York and Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. pp. xvii,illus., $ (). Seven Years in Tibet: My Life Before, During and After (; German: Sieben Jahre in Tibet. Mein Leben am Hofe des Dalai Lama; in English) is an autobiographical travel book written by Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer based on his real life experiences in Tibet between and during the Second World War and the interim period before the Communist Chinese People's Liberation.

By Mark Ellis – When Russell Morse and his wife Gertrude first went into “the closed land” of Tibet in the s, they traveled on pack animals and sedan chairs with their two young sons from Kunming to Batang, on the Sino-Tibetan frontier.Most restaurants in Lhasa and even the surrounding areas can offer you vegetarian and vegan options, but their idea of vegetarian food may include fish sauce, so a little effort is necessary.

Tibet is an incredible place, and the food is definitely incredible, as well. Enjoy it! Please note: To travel to Tibet a travel permit is required.Pioneer in the Tibetan Buddhist-Christian Dialogue The Italian Jesuit, Ippolito Desideri, ten months after leaving Kashmir, arrived in Lhasa on Ma There he continued his study of the Tibetan language, translated a book he had written on Christian beliefs into.