Tales of the Turquoise

A Pilgrimage in Dolpo
Product Number: EB00690203
Released: Nov 17, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781559399944
Publisher: Snow Lion
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Description

In the early spring of 1961, Dr. Corneille Jest undertook a three-week circumambulation of the valley in the company of Tibetans visiting temples, shrines, and sacred mountains. His companion Karma, an elderly nomad from Western Tibet and a gifted storyteller, punctuated the journey with traditional tales and his own reflections. Charmingly written, colorful, and engaging, the narrative transports the reader to a world of Tibetan spirit in ways not readily accessible to outsiders.

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Author(s): Corneille Jest
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Jan 01, 1998

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