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A Tibetan monk embarks on a journey of a lifetime, filled with harrowing dangers and strange mysteries. His quest is to find a lost book and save an ancient way of life. (MORE) Under attack from Chinese Communists, a monk traveling the wilds of Tibet is given a daunting task - to bring a way of life back from the brink. That s the spellbinding journey revealed in Roy Dimon ...more
Paperback, 524 pages
Published March 13th 2013 by Green Dragon Publishing Group (first published November 12th 2010)
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Rosie Amber
Mar 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The Singing Bowl is an epic journey for mankind. It follows a Tibetan Monk as he searches the World for answers to a mystery and a long lost book. Forced to flee from invading Chinese Communists the monk is one of a religious group called The Gatherers, he begins by running for his life from Tibet and walking over the mountains to Nepal.

There are many people who will help and teach the monk along his journey and the author uses few names, instead he gives them identities which help form a disti
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E.G. Kardos
Apr 15, 2013 rated it really liked it
Imagine twists and turns. Envision a personal quest that takes you on a journey over several continents and many decades. Meet people who all have a piece of a greater picture. Is the solution to this quest in words or in the experience itself? This is all part of the joy reading this book. Mr. Dimond has mastered the art of combining time, distance and international intrigue with age old questions that underscore all cultures and religions.

Mr. Dimond had me from the first line, "Today my heart
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Christine
Mar 21, 2013 rated it really liked it
This book spans continents and cultures, and returns to a familiar location at the end, which was lovely. The characters and their relationships are vividly drawn, and the descriptions are full and detailed. I felt myself caught up in the protagonist's quest, and was impressed with the ideas that the book presents.
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Roy Dimond lives with his wife in Victoria, British Columbia.

In his first life, Roy had the honor of helping at risk children and their families. In his second life, he pursues his love of travel and writing. Having explored four continents from Cuzco to Kyoto, Santorini to Tsumago, his wanderings have all found a way into his stories.

Roy’s first book is called The Singing Bowl and is out in its S
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