A Journey in Ladakh: Encounters with Buddhism

A Journey in Ladakh: Encounters with Buddhism

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by Andrew Harvey
     
 

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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

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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.

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"An exceptional book." The Washington Post

"One of the best books available on the Western experience of Tibetan spiritual life." -- NEW AGE JOURNAL

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ISBN-13:
9780618056750
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/20/2000
Edition description:
1ST MARINE
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
(w) x (h) x 0.56(d)

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Andrew Harvey is the author of THE TIBETAN BOOK OF LIVING AND DYING and, forthcoming in March 2000, THE DIRECT PATH: CREATING A JOURNEY TO THE DIVINE USING THE WORLD'S MYSTICAL TRADITIONS.

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