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by Charles Allen

Download A Mountain in Tibet: The Search for Mount Kailas and the Sources of the Great Rivers of India eBook
ISBN:
0708824110
Author:
Charles Allen
Category:
Travel Writing
Language:
English
Publisher:
Futura - Macdonald and Company; First Soft Cover Edition edition (1983)
Pages:
254 pages
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1474 kb
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The Sacred Mountain of Tibet: On Pilgrimage to Kailas. Park Street Press, Rochester, Vermont. Govinda, Lama Anagarika.

London, André Deutsch). Little, Brown and Company. Reprint: Abacus, London. The Sacred Mountain of Tibet: On Pilgrimage to Kailas. The Way of the White Clouds: A Buddhist Pilgrim in Tibet. Shambhala Publications, Inc. Boulder, Colorado. Reprint with foreword by Peter Matthiessen: Shambhala Publications, Inc. Boston, Massachusetts.

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Charles Allen traces this legend to Western Tibet where there stands Kailas, worshipped by Hindus and Buddhists alike as the home of their gods and the navel of the world. Close by are the sources of four mighty rivers: the sacred Ganges, the Indus, the Sutlej and Tsangpo-Brahmaputra. For centuries Kailas remained an enigma to the outside world.

A mountain in Tibet by Allen, Charles.

Published 2003 by Abacus in London. Originally published: London : Deutsch, 1982. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Throughout the East there runs a legend of a great mountain at the centre of the world, where four rivers have their source

Throughout the East there runs a legend of a great mountain at the centre of the world, where four rivers have their source. Charles Allen traces this legend to Western Tibet where there stands Kailas, worshipped by Hindus and Buddhists alike as the home of their gods and the navel of the world.

A traveller, historian and master storyteller he is one of the great chroniclers of India.

Close by are the sources of four mighty rivers: the sacred Ganges, the Indus, the Sutlej and Tsangpo-Brahmaputra. A traveller, historian and master storyteller he is one of the great chroniclers of India.

Different ISBN 0708824110(inside), 0708823513(backcover) found. A Mountain in Tibet is an extraordinary story of exploration and high adventure, full of the excitement and colour expected from the author of Plain Tales From The Raj. (from backcover)