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A Journey In Ladakh

Author : Andrew Harvey
ISBN : 9780547524191
Genre : Religion
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Now considered a classic among readers interested in Tibetan Buddhism and pilgrimages of the spirit of all kinds, A Journey in Ladakh is Andrew Harvey's spiritual travelogue of his arduous journey to one of the most remote parts of the world--the highest, least populated region in India, cut off by snow for six months each year. Buddhists have meditated in the mountains of Ladakh since three centuries before Christ, and it is there that the purest form of Tibetan Buddhism is still practiced today.

Tso And La A Journey In Ladakh

Author : Vikramjit Ram
ISBN : 9789350295342
Genre : Travel
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Seeking respite from a novel that has hit an impasse, Vikramajit Ram accepts an invitation from his friend Manoj Bawa to join him on a drive to Ladakh. It is the start of the Himalayan summer of 2009; the high mountain passes have just opened for the season. As the journey progresses, Vikram finds that the quirky company at the wheel and the otherworldly beauty of this Shangri La are the perfect fix for his jaded senses. On a high - literal and metaphoric - on the Highest Motorable Pass in the World, he abandons his doomed work of fiction to write instead of this journey. The outcome derives its title from the Ladakhi words for 'lake and 'pass . Weaving together elements of art and architecture, natural history and biography, Tso and La is a tribute to this enigmatic and deeply mystical corner of India. Against a backdrop of uncontainable grandeur, Manoj and Vikram find prayer flags and child-monks, magpies and wild asses, vast glacial lakes and surreal sand dunes. Four weeks and 8,200 kilometres later, the friends return home to Bangalore. One throws himself into a new job; the other embarks on a new journey of words.

Tourism In Ladakh Himalaya

Author : Prem Singh Jina
ISBN : 8173870047
Genre : Tourism
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Famous Western Expolorers To Ladakh

Author : Prem Singh Jina
ISBN : 8173870314
Genre : Europeans
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This Study Is Intended To Collect At One Place The Experiences Of The Explorers Who Have Done Remarkable Work, And Cover The Information Gap Regarding The Natives, Their Culture, Socio-Economic Activities, And Problems And Prospects Of This Fascinating Area.

Radical Passion

Author : Andrew Harvey
ISBN : 9781583945124
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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This culmination of award-winning author Andrew Harvey’s life’s work bridges the great divide between spiritual resignation and engaged spiritual activism. A manifesto for the transformation of the world through the fusion of deep mystical peace with the clarity of radical wisdom, it is a wake-up call to put love and compassion to urgent, focused action. According to Harvey, we are in a massive global crisis reflected by a mass media addicted to violence and trivialization at a moment when what the world actually needs is profound inspiration, a return to the heart-centered way of the Divine Feminine, the words of the mystics throughout the ages, and the cultivation of the nonviolent philosophies of Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Aung San Suu Kyi, and the Dalai Lama. Harvey’s concepts of radical passion and sacred activism fly in the face of restraint, of pessimism, of denial, of all that is inhumane, fusing the mystic’s passion for God with the activist’s passion for justice and for healing the division between heaven and earth, heart and will, body and soul, prayer and action. Sacred activism asks that we engage deeply on a personal, spiritual, and political level so as to become a fully empowered, fully active, and contemplative humanity that can turn tragedy into grace, and desolation into the opportunity to build and co-create a new world. Unlike many spiritual books, Radical Passion does not veil the dark with artificial hope. It explores the catastrophes of our current times and celebrates the ecstatic hope and divinity that is possible—right now and in the future. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Peace And Conflict In Ladakh

Author : Fernanda Pirie
ISBN : 9789004155961
Genre : Social Science
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This anthropological study of Ladakh analyses the means by which small communities create spaces of order amidst the heterogeneous forces of modernity. In doing so it also filling a conspicuous gap in the secondary literature on Tibetan law.

Travels In The Himalayan Provinces Of Hindustan And The Panjab In Ladakh And Kashmir In Peshawar Kabul Kunduz And Bokhara

Author : William Moorcroft
ISBN : OXFORD:N13208194
Genre : Asia, Central
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Ethnic Groups Of South Asia And The Pacific

Author : James Minahan
ISBN : 9781598846591
Genre : Social Science
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This comprehensive guide to the Pacific and South Asia provides detailed and enlightening information about the many ethnic groups of this increasingly important region of the world.

Ladakh

Author : Prem Singh Jina
ISBN : 8121206545
Genre : Ladākh (India)
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This meritorious study, in two parts, only one of its kind, is a valuable addition to a few, chosen books on Ladakh, the loftiest and remotest region in India. The author in one part and the contributors in the other have very extensively dealt with all the aspects of the subject from history and tradition to culture and heritage to the modern day state of affairs in the region, with a particular emphasis on trade, commerce and Ladakh's links with Central Asia.

Mission To Tibet

Author : Ippolito Desideri
ISBN : 9780861716760
Genre : Religion
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When Ippolito Desideri's Historical Notices of Tibet (Notizie Istoriche del Tibet) first appeared in an abridged English translation in 1932, it was soon recognized as a classic for its richly detailed descriptions of Tibetan social, cultural, and religious life. The Italian missionary was most notably the first Westerner to learn about Buddhism directly with Tibetan scholars and from a profound study of its primary texts. He was also an eyewitness to some of the most tumultuous events in Tibet's history, of which he left us a vivid and dramatic account. Unfortunately the earlier translation omitted, truncated, or paraphrased much of Desideri's text, especially his comprehensive treatment of Tibetan religion and key Buddhist concepts such as emptiness and rebirth together with their philosophical and ethical implications. The present unabridged and engrossing English translation redresses those omissions. Richly annotated, it also includes an introduction situating the work in the context of Desideri's life and his intellectual and religious milieu.

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