Immortalità e reincarnazione – Dottrine e pratiche religiose in Cina, Tibet e India
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Immortalità e reincarnazione – Dottrine e pratiche religiose in Cina, Tibet e India

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Famed traveler and mystic Alexandra David-Neel, the first Western woman to see the forbidden city of Lhasa, Tibet, examines Eastern concepts of the afterlife in this classic study. The question of what occurs to the individual personality after death is fundamental to the human experience. In Immortality and Reincarnation Alexandra David-Neel, the first Western woman to se...more
Paperback, 143 pages
Published 1990 by ECIG – Edizioni Culturali Internazionali Genova (first published 1961)
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Lynne King
I was reminded of this book today in relation to George Santayana, a Spanish (American influence as he lived there) philospher and man of letters.

I have the highest regard for Alexandra David-Néel. She was one of those intrepid explorers who went to Tibet in the 1920s (disguised as a man - what an exciting adventure for her) in order to enter the forbidden city of Lhasa, something that was quite unheard of at the time.

Through her books, I became very interested in Buddhism and so when I lived in...more
Donatella
In un testo scorrevole e di facile lettura, Alexandra David-Neel riesce a dare un'idea sulle ipotesi e le credenze relative alla morte e all'aldilà, sui rituali, sul culto dei morti. Mi è stato utilissimo come mtesto introduttivo sulle religioni orientali
Lyam Thomas Christopher
Alexandra David-Néel has such an eloquent and unassuming form of objectivity in her writing (normally I'm critical of writing that pretends to be purely objective, as though such a thing were possible). She's worth reading just for the quality of her mind.
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Alexandra David-Néel (October 24, 1868 - September 8, 1969) was a French explorer, anarchist, spiritualist, Buddhist and writer. She is most known for her visit to the forbidden (to foreigners) city of Lhasa, capital of Tibet (1924). She was born in Paris, France and died in Digne, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. She wrote more than 30 books, about Eastern religion, philosophy, and her travels. Her well-...more
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