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Tales of the turquoise : a pilgrimage in Dolpo

Author: Corneille Jest; Margaret Stein
Publisher: Ithaca, NY : Snow Lion Publications, ©1998.
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In the early spring of 1961, Dr. Corneille Jest undertook a three-week circumambulation of the valley in the company of Tibetans visiting temples, shrines, and sacred mountains. His companion Karma, an elderly nomad from Western Tibet and a gifted storyteller, punctuated the journey with traditional tales and his own reflections. Charmingly written, colorful, and engaging, the narrative transports the reader to a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jest, Corneille.
Tales of the turquoise.
Ithaca, NY : Snow Lion Publications, ©1998
(DLC) 98005357
(OCoLC)38478439
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Corneille Jest; Margaret Stein
ISBN: 9781559399944 1559399945
OCLC Number: 607393177
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (226 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Other Titles: Turquoise de vie.
Responsibility: Corneille Jest ; translated from the French by Margaret Stein.

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In the early spring of 1961, Dr. Corneille Jest undertook a three-week circumambulation of the valley in the company of Tibetans visiting temples, shrines, and sacred mountains. His companion Karma, an elderly nomad from Western Tibet and a gifted storyteller, punctuated the journey with traditional tales and his own reflections. Charmingly written, colorful, and engaging, the narrative transports the reader to a world of Tibetan spirit in ways not readily accessible to outsiders.

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