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Beyond The Himalayas

Author : Prateek Dhakal
ISBN : 9781532034824
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Even most Nepalese people have not ventured into the Dolpo and Mustang regions, which are highlighted in this travelogue. Prateek Dhakal, the countrys most renowned travelouge writer, reveals the beautiful scenery of these regions, beginning with a helicopter ride where he sees cliffs, valleys, forests, rivers, and rivulets sprouting from narrow valleys. Only occasionally does he see human settlements. It is mostly cliffs and hills. Once on the ground, he sees some villages mired in poverty. Children run around in torn clothes amid heaps of fresh stools. But other places are beautiful, like one village with a grand and majestic lake. Theres a sign in two languagesNepali and Englishby the lake that reads, Lord Buddha resides in this sacred lake. Please do not contaminate the lake. He sees women fetching water in pitchers from the lake, and it is pristine. Join the author as he crosses dozens of rivers and countless valleys and enjoys breathtaking scenery in Beyond the Himalayas.
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Beyond The Himalayas

Author : John Geddie
ISBN : 3337294804
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Beyond the Himalayas - a story of travel and adventure in the wilds of Thibet is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1882. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature. Many works of historical writers and scientists are available today as antiques only. Hansebooks newly publishes these books and contributes to the preservation of literature which has become rare and historical knowledge for the future.

Beyond The Himalayas

Author : H. P. S. Ahluwalia
ISBN : UOM:39015052256487
Genre : History
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Beyond The Himalayas

Author : Murdo MacDonald Bayne
ISBN : 1941489133
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Hindu Koh

Author : Donald Macintyre
ISBN : 8120608518
Genre : Himalaya Mountains
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Wanderings And Wild Sport On And Beyond The Himalayas Around The Year 1860.
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Linguistics Of The Himalayas And Beyond

Author : Roland Bielmeier
ISBN : 9783110968996
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The approximately 250 languages of the Tibeto-Burman family are spoken by 65 million speakers in ten different countries including Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Burma and China/Tibet. They are characterized by a fascinating linguistic, historical and cultural diversity. The languages spoken in the Himalayas, on their southern slopes and on the high Tibetan plateau in the north constitute the core of this diversity. Thus, the 21 papers mainly deal with these languages and some go even beyond to the area of the Blue Lake in northern Amdo and to southern Kham within linguistic Tibet. The ten papers dedicated to Tibetan linguistic studies offer approaches to the phonological analysis of Balti, to labial place assimilation, perfective stem renovation and stem alternation connected with verbal valence in Amdo Tibetan, to directional markers in Tokpe Gola in northeastern Nepal, to secondary verb constructions in Kham Tibetan, to narrative texts in Dzongkha, to case-marking patterns in various Tibetan dialects and to language history of Tibetan in general. Other papers deal with deictic patterns and narratives in western Himalayan Kinnauri and with the classification of neighbouring Bunan. With the Tamangic languages of northern Nepal the relationship between vowels and consonants and the development of demonstratives and plural markers are addressed. A further paper investigates the genetic relationship between Dzala and Dakpa, two East Bodish languages, and another one case-marking in Rabha and Manipuri in northeastern India. With the Kiranti languages Sampang, Limbu, Chaurasia and Sunwar in eastern Nepal, questions of accent, pronominally marked determiners, subclassification and language shift are discussed. The impressive selection of languages and linguistic topics dealt with in this book underlines the diversity of the Tibeto-Burman languages in Central and South Asia and highlights their place within present-day linguistic research. The results achieved by leading experts are remarkable in general, and the book is of interest to linguists, anthropologists and geographers.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Way To Shambhala

Author : Edwin Bernbaum
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110441560
Genre : Religion
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For centuries the people of Tibet and Mongolia have believed in the existence of Shambhala, a mythical kingdom hidden in the remote mountains of Central Asia. There, it is said, a line of enlightened kings is guarding the highest wisdom for a time when all spiritual values in the world outside will be lost in war and destruction. At that time, according to the legend, a great king will emerge from this sanctuary to defeat the forces of evil and establish a golden age. Drawing on Tibetan and Sanskrit texts, interviews with lamas in Nepal and India, and his own experiences in the Himalayas, Edwin Bernbaum gives a detailed account of this intriguing legend, examining its basis in the history and religion of the region, as well as exploring its symbolic meaning.
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Among The Himalayas

Author : L. Austine Waddell
ISBN : 9781108081634
Genre : History
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A well-illustrated 1899 account of jungles, glaciers, dizzying mountain ridges, rickety bamboo bridges, tribal peoples and unfamiliar food.
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Handbuch Der Orientalistik

Author : George van Driem
ISBN : 9004120629
Genre : Austronesian languages
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Beyond The Himalayas

Author : G. D. Puranik
ISBN : OCLC:695587465
Genre : Himalaya Mountains
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Category: Himalaya Mountains