Magic and Mystery in Tibet [NOOK Book]

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Seeker, adventurer, pilgrim, and scholar, David-Neel (1868–1969) was the first European woman to explore the once-forbidden city of Lhasa. This memoir offers an objective account of the supernatural events she witnessed during the 1920s among the mystics and hermits of Tibet — including levitation, telepathy, and the ability to walk on water. Includes 32 photographs.
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Magic and Mystery in Tibet

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Overview


Seeker, adventurer, pilgrim, and scholar, David-Neel (1868–1969) was the first European woman to explore the once-forbidden city of Lhasa. This memoir offers an objective account of the supernatural events she witnessed during the 1920s among the mystics and hermits of Tibet — including levitation, telepathy, and the ability to walk on water. Includes 32 photographs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486119441
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 3/30/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 321
  • Sales rank: 883,435
  • File size: 6 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION BY DR. D'ARSONVAL
AUTHOR'S PREFACE
I TIBET AND THE LAMAS
II A GUEST OF THE LAMAS
III A FAMOUS TIBETAN MONASTERY
IV DEALING WITH GHOSTS AND DEMONS
V DISCIPLES OF YORE AND THEIR CONTEMPORARY EMULATORS
VI PSYCHIC SPORTS
VII MYSTIC THEORIES AND SPIRITUAL TRAINING
VIII PSYCHIC PHENOMENA IN TIBET - HOW TIBETANS EXPLAIN THEM
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2000

    An explorer's journey into Tibetan mysticism

    For those interested in the day to day practice of Tibetan buddhism and beliefs, this is a good introduction taken from the Westerner's viewpoint..

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