Among those few was Madame Alexandra David-Neel, a French orientalist. A practicing Buddhist, a profound historian of religion, and linguist, she actually lived. Alexandra David-Neel was a linguist, practicing Buddhist, and religious historian. She won the trust of Tibets most powerful lamas and magicians, and takes us. David Neel Alexandra – Magos y Misticos del · David-Neel Alexandra – Magia de Amor y Magia · DavidNeel Alexandra – Inmortalidad y.

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Fantastic adventurous woman, excellent writer, and deep thought-provoking content. I envy the author for her courage and perseverance.

I forgot the name of the author and the name of the book later but every once in a while I’d try to search for it – thank goodness for the Internet! LOVE this book, and learning from it every time I re-read it.

This book is erudite, spiritual and also quite funny, well worth reading and re-reading. Detalles del producto Pasta blanda: Someone might find the description of the journey somewhat monotonous but it is what it is. A marvelous story that let my imagination go wild.

She was a noted Buddhist scholar and wrote 25 neeo on eastern themes after she made her death defying trip in her mid-fifties. This trip would not be easy in today’s neell, much less years ago. Hanging from the handlebars of her bicycle was a tin teakettle. I bought this book for a friend, having read it myself years ago. Magic and Mystery in Tibet.

This religious pilgrimage is the alexancra highlight of ligros strong-willed French woman’s year adventure packed career. Pretty splendid in my opinion.

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It present a protrait of the old Tibet pre-chinese invasion, and shows Alexandra David Neel’s personality. Ha surgido un problema al filtrar las opiniones justo en este momento. Initiations and Initiates in Tibet. My Journey to Lhasa is a well written book about Tibet circa An erudite Buddhist scholar and fluent speaker of Tibetan, she was 55 when she started her journey.


Mostrando de 1 opiniones. This is a wonderful book and worth a look. However with Anchal, they now have alexamdra power to say NO, to free their minds and spirits, and to face their future with optimism and hope.

Ver o modificar mis pedidos en Mi cuenta. The Chinese have butchered and degraded the native population and ethnic Chinese are the majority of the population in the capital city of Lhasa.

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David-Neel made her trek with her adopted son to the forbidden city Lhasa where no foreigners were allowed in the dead of winter succeeding where much younger, better equipped male-only explorers failed. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Tracks by Davidson, Robyn Paperback.

There is also a tinge of self-conceit and egocentrism from hers, you can notice it along the narrative. The determination and sheer physical fortitude it took for this woman, delicately reared in Paris and Brussels, is inspiration for men and women alike. Finally I found what seemed to be the right book. Vuelva a intentarlo en otro momento. Reprint 1 de septiembre de Idioma: Pasta blanda Compra verificada.

This book reads as fresh today as when it was written over 90 years ago. Their courage and fearless attitudes remind me that anything can happen as long as you fight for it. Soon after she had achieved her goal of setting foot in the Forbidden City, she had no problem in identifying herself as a French woman and allowing herself the protective care of the British supervised Indian Army escort.

Mis pedidos Localizar mis pedidos recientes. Gana dinero con nosotros. It would have been elegant of her to davic crossed back into India anonymously just as she had begun her journey crossing into Tibetan territory anonymously.

Her pith helmet barbered the badge of the Touring Club alfxandra France. Dying her skin to look darker and wearing a black yak-hair wig, dressed in the rags of a poor Tibetan pilgrim, she and her companion traveled by foot in winter through hazardous conditions–once, trapped by a snowstorm, they spent a week in a cave and boiled their leather boots for sustenance.

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This book quickly became a favorite of mine, with stunning photographs and 31 incredible stories of courageous and determined women. Wisdom from the Forbidden Journey.

Alas, the country that Alexandra David-Neel describes in her travels is no more. These women and the many others featured in the book are an incredible inspiration. It shares stories of women traveling around the world through alexabdra and across deserts, escaping social convention disguised as men, and challenging the roles of men by surviving when men could not.

Their public quest for release from desire and its concomitant suffering was the fruit of a devouring passion for freedom of thought and fro a distinct individualism, characteristics that ill fit the sublime renunciation of self that their spiritual masters taught them.

To find out more, including alexndra to control cookies, see here: The tale of the intrepid Frenchwoman and her adopted son, the lama Yongden, and their travel in disguise into the then-forbidden land of Tibet is a classic tale of adventure, made all the more fascinating because she was the first western woman to attempt such a feat. Todos los derechos reservados.

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