An account of a westerner's journey in Tibet and of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, before the Chinese invasion of 1950. Other titles by the author include "Foundations of Tibetan Mysticism" and "Initiation and Initiates in Tibet".
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Born in 1898 in Germany, Lama Anagarika Govinda was initiated into the Tibetan Gelug-pa sect. He was one of the most revered western interpreters of Buddhism and the traditional Tibetan way of life. He died in California in 1985.
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Book Description Rider & Co, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0091551013