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Shambhala: The Road Less Travelled in Western Tibet

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In Shambhala, Laurence travels to Lhasa, where he obtains an ancient Buddhist scripture entitled Shambhala Sutra, stolen from Tashilumbo Monastery. By following Shambhala Sutra as a road map, Laurence goes on the road to look for the kingdom of Shambhala as described in the sutra. As he travels deeper into the harsh regions of Tibet, he finds that Shambhala Sutra has led h ...more
Paperback, 184 pages
Published August 17th 2006 by Marshall Cavendish Editions
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Ashley Nguyen
Oct 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
Đối với mình thì cuốn này làm mình hơi khó hiểu về khúc cuối. Có lẽ mình chưa đủ tuổi để hiểu được những điều mà tác giả muốn đem đến. Có lẽ tác giả muốn nói rằng, đối với cuộc đời mỗi người, đích đến không phải là quan trọng nhất, hành trình mới là thứ quý giá hơn cả?
Mình chưa bao giờ được đến đất nước Tây Tạng và trước đây cũng ít khi tìm hiểu về vùng đất huyền bí này. Qua cuộc hành trình của nhân vật chính, tâm hồn của mình cũng thực sự đang bay bổng về nơi xa xôi ấy, mình cảm thấy được cái
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Ambar
Aug 15, 2007 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: people who want to know about shangri-la
First I noticed the book was full of colour, different format than other travel book I came across. Laurence found the Shambala Sutra -an ancient script about journey to Shangri-La. Laurence set the journey as part of TV documentation. Interesting story but lacked of the details about places and the journey. Very good photos indeed specially about nomaden people in Himalaya.
Arun
Jun 02, 2011 rated it it was ok
A good read for those on (or planning) a trip to Tibet. Lack details.
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Laurence J. Brahm is a global activist, international mediator, political-economist and author based in Beijing, China and Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. He is the leading advocate of a fresh development paradigm – The Himalayan Consensus – an innovative approach to development. The Himalayan Consensus emphasizes empowering people with local pragmatism in place of broad sweeping globalized ...more
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