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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I bought this book for a friend, having read it libeos years ago. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: This has been my evening reading now and it is as enjoyable as ever. She was a noted Buddhist scholar and wrote 25 books on eastern themes after she made her death defying trip in her mid-fifties.

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Magic and Mystery in Tibet

Hanging from the handlebars of her bicycle was a tin teakettle. It is very interesting her hidden journey into central Tibet, one can discover the stubborn and perseverance who took David Neel to the confines of the Himalayas.

Initiations and Initiates in Tibet. A Librod of Trailblazing Adventures In order to penetrate Tibet and reach Lhasa, she used her fluency of Tibetan dialects and culture, disguised herself as a beggar with yak hair extensions and inked skin and tackled some of the roughest terrain and climate in the World.

Tracks by Davidson, Robyn Paperback. Their public alexxandra 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.

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Pasta blanda Compra verificada. Pretty splendid in alrxandra opinion. At that time I borrowed it from the library in Swedish after having read a book review in the local newspaper. Magic and Mystery in Tibet.

Magic and Mystery in Tibet – Alexandra David-Neel – Google Libros

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.

Fantastic adventurous woman, excellent writer, and deep thought-provoking content. This book has two valuble things: Wisdom from the Forbidden Journey. A final accessory, one that never left her side and was scarcely less indispensable than her teakettle, was her husband. 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.

A marvelous story that let my imagination go wild.

However with Anchal, they now have the power to say NO, to free their minds and spirits, and to face their future with optimism and hope. 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.

An erudite Buddhist scholar and fluent speaker of Tibetan, she was 55 when she started her journey. Reprint 1 de septiembre de Idioma: I personally didn’t like the ending to her journey. Vuelva a intentarlo en otro momento.


Her pith helmet barbered the badge of the Touring Club de France. Gana dinero con nosotros. Mostrando de 1 opiniones. It would have been elegant of her to have crossed back into India anonymously just as she had begun her journey crossing into Tibetan territory anonymously.

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Ha surgido un problema al filtrar las opiniones justo en este momento. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. It shares stories of women traveling around the world through jungles and across deserts, escaping nel convention disguised as men, and challenging the roles of men by surviving when men could not. Their courage and fearless attitudes remind me that anything can happen as long as you fight for it. LOVE this book, and learning from it every time I re-read it.

Someone might find the description of the journey somewhat monotonous but it is what it is. Detalles del producto Enel blanda: This is a wonderful book and worth a look. Finally I found what seemed to be the right book.

I forgot the name of the author and the name of the book later but every dabid in a while I’d try to search for it – thank goodness for the Internet! Todos los derechos reservados.