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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Reprint 1 de septiembre de Idioma: An erudite Buddhist scholar and fluent speaker of Tibetan, she was 55 when she started her journey.

This has been my evening reading now and it is as enjoyable as ever.

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Vuelva a intentarlo en otro momento. This book is erudite, spiritual and also quite funny, well worth reading and re-reading. There is also a tinge of self-conceit and egocentrism ndel hers, you can notice it along the narrative.

My Journey to Lhasa is a well written book about Tibet circa The Chinese have butchered and degraded the native population and ethnic Chinese are the majority of the population in the capital city of Lhasa. Tracks by Davidson, Robyn Paperback. Initiations and Initiates in Tibet. This site uses cookies. Someone might find the description of the journey somewhat monotonous but it is what alexanvra is.

Magic and Mystery in Tibet. This book reads as fresh today as when it was written over 90 years ago. This trip would not be easy in today’s world, much less years ago. Mostrando de 1 opiniones. A marvelous story that let my imagination go wild.

David-Neel’s command of the English language libdos better than most native speakers. 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. Some people find the reading boring at the point of not even libroa it, David Neel has serious troubles to progress with the narration, she takes too much time describing minimal trivial details of each place and situation, making the reading dull and a bit tiresome sometimes.


Though they have long passed, these trailblazers still inspire women today and I thank them for their audacity. 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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A final accessory, one that never left her side and was scarcely less indispensable than her teakettle, was her husband. 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.

LOVE this book, and learning from it every time I re-read it. The determination and sheer physical fortitude it took for this woman, delicately reared in Paris and Brussels, is inspiration for men and women alike. 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. 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!

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This religious pilgrimage is the main highlight of this strong-willed French woman’s year adventure packed career. She was a noted Alexanvra scholar and wrote 25 books on eastern themes after she made her death defying trip in her mid-fifties.

I bought this book for a friend, having read it myself years ago. Alas, the country that Alexandra David-Neel describes in her travels is no more. In order to neeel 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.


This is a wonderful book and worth a look. These women and the many others featured in the book are an incredible inspiration.

I envy the author for her courage and perseverance. It present a protrait of the old Tibet pre-chinese invasion, and shows Ilbros David Neel’s personality. Pasta blanda Compra verificada. This book has two valuble things: Her pith helmet barbered the badge alexandfa the Touring Club de France. At that time I borrowed it from the library in Swedish after having read a book review in the local newspaper.

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Pretty splendid in my opinion. Detalles del producto Pasta blanda: 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. Rosita Forbes was an English travel writer and explorer, she was the first European woman to visit the Kufra Oasis in Libya.

Ha surgido un problema al filtrar las opiniones justo en este momento. Women faced with never ending pressures, stranded in an unbreakable cycle, forced to lead a life they do not want. Hanging from the handlebars of her bicycle was a tin teakettle.