Magic and Mystery in Tibet

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Book Tree, 2000 - History - 356 pages
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A practicing Buddhist and Oriental linguist recounts supernatural events she witnessed in Tibet during the 1920s. Intelligent and witty, she describes the fantastic effects of meditation and shamanic magic -- levitation, telepathy, more. 32 photographs.
 

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User Review  - Bruno Čargo - Goodreads

This book was really really interesting. I enjoyed reading it. I expected that she goes trough explanations of practical magic shown by Tibet but she actually tells stories most of the times witch are ... Read full review

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User Review  - Owlseyes - Goodreads

She had the drive. Alex studied Buddhism at the Sorbonne. (...) Then she headed towards Lassa, Tibet. She had great questions to answer to; she was, indeed, a great questioner; she gave also great ... Read full review

Contents

TIBET AND THE LAMAS
xv
A GUEST OF THE LAMAS
47
A FAMOUS TIBETAN MONASTERY
90
DEALING WITH GHOSTS AND DEMONS
131
DISCIPLES OF YORE AND THEIR CONTEMPORARY EMULATORS
167
PSYCHIC SPORTS
199
MYSTIC THEORIES AND SPIRITUAL TRAINING
242
PSYCHIC PHENOMENA IN TIBET HOW TIBETANS EXPLAIN THEM
288
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