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Married to Bhutan by Linda Leaming
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Apr 29, 2011

it was ok
bookshelves: i-own, fiction, kindle-books, free-books, books-read-in-2011
Read from April 28 to 29, 2011 — I own a copy

This book reminded me a little of For Tibet with Love that I read last year in the sense that it was about a personal search and ultimately, if I understood correctly, the main character got happiness and a chance to reflect on what was what and how like in Bhutan differed from that in the US. It wasn't really my cup of tea and I struggled through reading it...

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Linda Leaming
“Just as Alice, when she walked through the looking glass, found herself in a new and whimsical world, so we, when we crossed over the Pa Chu, found ourselves as though caught up on some magic time machine fitted fantastically with a reverse...”
Linda Leaming, Married to Bhutan

Linda Leaming
“A man met the Buddha after the Buddha became enlightened. The man was awed by his remarkable radiance.
"What are you?" the man asked. "Are you some kind of celestial being? A god, perhaps?"
"No," said the Buddha.
"Well, then, are you a magician or wizard?"
"No," the Buddha answered again.
"Are you a man?"
"Well, then, what are you?"
"I am awake," the Buddha replied”
Linda Leaming, Married to Bhutan

Reading Progress

04/28/2011 page 4
04/29/2011 page 72
28.0% "I'm not sure that this book is really my cup of tea..."
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