- Author:Lama Anagarika Govinda
- Publisher:The Overlook Press; 1 edition (November 17, 2005)
- Pages:308 pages
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Anagarika Govinda's book The Way of the White Clouds is among the most beautiful travel books ever written. I lost my copy of this book about 40 years ago. Govinda had been one of my teachers in college for over a year. It gives a lyrical picture of Tibet before the destruction of virtually everything by the Chinese. Somewhat melodramatic in its descriptive power, Lama Govinda (1898-1985) and his Persian wife, Li Gotami, wrote, drew, and photographed unknown (and often abandoned) temples, met amazing people, and generally coursed in a mystical reverie during their time there.
Lama Anagarika Govinda was among the last to journey through Tibet before its invasion by the Chinese
Lama Anagarika Govinda was among the last to journey through Tibet before its invasion by the Chinese. Why is it that the fate of Tibet has found such a deep echo in the world? There can only be one answer: Tibet has become the symbol of all that present-day humanity is longing for' Lama Anagarika Govinda. Lama Anagarika Govinda.
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Lama Anagarika Govinda was one of the last foreigners to journey through Tibet before the Chinese invasion of 1950
Lama Anagarika Govinda was one of the last foreigners to journey through Tibet before the Chinese invasion of 1950.
The way of the. White cloud. Lama anagarika govind, With an introduction by. Roberta. This became more and more of a problem during the 7 0 s, as Lamas books were beginning to attract a wider readership in Europe and America, and visitors were more and more frequent. To reach the ashram retreat was quite a hike up the mountain onto Crank's Ridge, as the place was affectionately called, due to the presence of Lama and other Indian intellectuals and old-guard expatriate yogins, artists, and writers.
Lama Anagarika Govinda was one of the last foreigners to journey through Tibet before the Chinese invasion of 1950. You'll need your reading glasses, for sure, when you pick up Lama Govinda's The Way of the White Clouds because you won't want to miss one word of this marvelous text. Travel log, personal diary, and spiritual pilgrimage - I have read this book twice and will read it again. I have only loaned it out once - and only to a family member.
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Lama Anagarika Govinda was among the last to journey through Tibet before its invasion by the Chinese.