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Men and Gods in Mongolia
     

Men and Gods in Mongolia

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by First Last, Elizabeth Sprigge (Translator), Claude Napier (Translator)
 
First published in 1935 by Kegan Paul of London, this rare and unusual book takes us into the virtually unknown world of Mongolia, a country historically cloaked in secrecy which has only recently opened up to the west.

Haslund takes us to the lost city of Karakota in the Gobi desert and meets the Bodgo Gegen, a god-king Mongolia similar to the Dalai Lama of Tibet;

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First published in 1935 by Kegan Paul of London, this rare and unusual book takes us into the virtually unknown world of Mongolia, a country historically cloaked in secrecy which has only recently opened up to the west.

Haslund takes us to the lost city of Karakota in the Gobi desert and meets the Bodgo Gegen, a god-king Mongolia similar to the Dalai Lama of Tibet;
Dambin Jansang, the dreaded warlord of the Black Gobi. Most incredibly, he writes about the Hi-mori, an “airhorse” that flies through the sky and carries with it the sacred stone of Chintamani. And there is plenty of just plain adventure: camel caravans; initiation into Shamanic societies; reincarnated warlords; and the violent birth of modern Mongolia. This rare and exciting book is now back in print!

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Haslund takes us to the lost city of Karakota in the Gobi desert. We meet the Bodgo Gegen, a god-king in Mongolia similar to the Dalai Lama of Tibet. We meet Dambin Jansang, the dreaded warlord of the “Black Gobi.” There is even material in this incredible book on the Hi-mori, an “airhorse” that fli

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780932813152
Publisher:
Adventures Unlimited Press
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Series:
Mystic Traveller Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
358
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.95(h) x 1.06(d)

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Born in Denmark.

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Men and Gods in Mongolia 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
joltgrrl More than 1 year ago
Henning Haslund-Christensen was a Danish explorer who explored Mongolia, Tibet and Inner Asia. A major focus for Henning Haslund-Christensen was his interest in the music of the people with whom he stayed during his travels. Haslund-Christensen made valuable recordings the music and oral legends of Inner Asia, as well as securing a Torgut Temple Ger for the King of Sweden.