Among those few was Madame Alexandra David-Neel, a French orientalist. A practicing Buddhist, a profound historian of religion, and linguist, she actually lived. Alexandra David-Neel was a linguist, practicing Buddhist, and religious historian. She won the trust of Tibets most powerful lamas and magicians, and takes us. David Neel Alexandra – Magos y Misticos del · David-Neel Alexandra – Magia de Amor y Magia · DavidNeel Alexandra – Inmortalidad y.

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Hanging from the handlebars of her bicycle was a tin teakettle.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. I forgot the name of the author and the name of the book later but every once in a while I’d try to search for it – thank zlexandra for the Internet! Though they have long passed, these trailblazers still inspire women today and I thank them for their audacity.

This religious pilgrimage is the main highlight of this strong-willed French woman’s year adventure packed career. Mostrando de 1 enel. Mis pedidos Localizar mis pedidos recientes.

My Journey to Lhasa: Alexandra David-Neel: : Libros

This site uses cookies. I personally didn’t like the ending to her journey. A final accessory, one that never left her side and was scarcely less indispensable than her teakettle, was her husband.


Wisdom from the Forbidden Journey. Pretty splendid in my opinion. Ha surgido un problema al filtrar las opiniones justo en este momento.

LOVE this book, and learning from it every time I re-read it. Finally I found what seemed to be the right book. Women faced with never ending pressures, stranded in an unbreakable cycle, forced to lead a life they do not want. Todos los derechos reservados. However with Anchal, they now alexanera the power to say NO, to free their minds and spirits, and to face their future with optimism and hope.

Alexandra David-Neel

The tale of the intrepid Alexsndra and her adopted son, the lama Yongden, and their travel in disguise into the then-forbidden land of Tibet is a classic tale of adventure, made all the more fascinating because she was the first western woman to attempt such a feat.

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When I read these words I thought only of our Anchal artisans. A Century of Trailblazing Adventures Ver o modificar mis pedidos en Mi cuenta. Magic and Mystery in Tibet. It would have been elegant of her to have crossed back into Neep anonymously just as she had begun her journey crossing into Tibetan territory anonymously.

She was a noted Buddhist scholar and wrote 25 books on eastern themes after she made her death defying trip in her mid-fifties. The determination and sheer physical fortitude it took for this woman, delicately reared in Paris and Brussels, is inspiration for men and women alike. This book has two valuble things: This trip would not be easy in today’s world, much less years ago.


It present a protrait of the old Tibet pre-chinese invasion, and shows Alexandra David Neel’s personality. An erudite Buddhist scholar and fluent speaker of Tibetan, she was 55 when she started her journey.

Someone might find the description of the journey somewhat monotonous but it is what it is. Zlexandra people find the reading boring at the point of not even finish it, David Neel has serious troubles to progress with the narration, she takes too much time describing minimal trivial details of each place and situation, making the reading dull and a bit tiresome davld.

This book quickly became a favorite of mine, with stunning photographs and 31 incredible stories of courageous and determined women. I bought this book for a friend, having read it myself years ago.