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White Lama : the life of tantric yogi Theos Bernard, Tibet's lost emissary to the New World

Author: Douglas Veenhof
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the experience of the Hatha Yoga pioneer, describing how in 1937 he became the third American to enter Tibet, his subsequent initiation into Tantric practice, and his introduction of Tibetan Buddhist philosophy to America.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Theos Bernard; Theos Bernard
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Veenhof
ISBN: 9780385514323 0385514328
OCLC Number: 733310622
Notes: Originally published: Doubleday Religion, ©2011.
Description: 466 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Out of a clear sky --
The philosopher's dance --
The pageant of India --
Kalimpong --
Gyantse --
Gates of the Forbidden city --
The pilgrim's welcome --
Living ritual --
The hermit's blessing --
The treasure of Padmasambhava --
Ambassador of Shangri-La --
Tibetland --
Gone to the other side.
Responsibility: Douglas Veenhof.

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Traces the experience of the Hatha Yoga pioneer, describing how in 1937 he became the third American to enter Tibet, his subsequent initiation into Tantric practice, and his introduction of Tibetan Buddhist philosophy to America.

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