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In Search of Sikkim: a Family Pilgrimage

In Search of Sikkim: a Family Pilgrimage

by Cherry Cooke

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An English family travel from a small town in Norfolk in search of Rumtek Monastery, in Sikkim. When the Karma Kagya sect fled Tibet, from the invading Chinese in 1959, they carried their ancient relics, statues and sacred objects across the Himalayas. Andrew, Cherry, and five-year-old son Thomas, go in search of this Shangri-la, carrying notebooks, pens, a globe and educational books for the young monks of Rumtek. They cannot get there unless they travel, illegally, on a donkey, across the mountains. So instead, staying with two Tibetan girls, and their old father, they find a much greater treasure…

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BN ID: 2940152589023
Publisher: Amolibros
Publication date: 01/21/2016
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 595 KB

About the Author

Cherry Cooke has been a practising Tibetan Buddhist since ‘taking refuge’ with the Venerable Lama Chime Rinpoche in 1985. She teaches yoga and meditation, and runs aromatherapy courses. She was married to the late Andrew Cooke for twenty-five years, has a son and grand-daughter, and lives in Norfolk.

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