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Riding The Tiger

Author : Ole Nydahl
ISBN : UVA:X002529181
Genre : Religion
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In 1969 Ole and Hannah Nydahl became the first Western students of H.H. the Karmapa, the head of the Kagyu tradition of Yogis in Tibetan Buddhism. After their years of practice in the Himalayas, he authorized them to teach and start centers in his name. They have continued this work ever since. Riding the Tiger is the inside story of the development of Tibetan Buddhism in the West. In his refreshingly unsentimental style, Lama Ole shows all aspects of the work. With breathtaking intensity, he highlights both healthy and unhealthy tendencies in the light of the Buddha's ultimate aim: To bring about the fully developed beings whose every activity blesses the world.
Category: Religion

Ride The Tiger

Author : Julius Evola
ISBN : 9781620558508
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Julius Evola’s final major work, which examines the prototype of the human being who can give absolute meaning to his or her life in a world of dissolution • Presents a powerful criticism of the idols, structures, theories, and illusions of our modern age • Reveals how to transform destructive processes into inner liberation The organizations and institutions that, in a traditional civilization and society, would have allowed an individual to realize himself completely, to defend the principal values he recognizes as his own, and to structure his life in a clear and unambiguous way, no longer exist in the contemporary world. Everything that has come to predominate in the modern world is the direct antithesis of the world of Tradition, in which a society is ruled by principles that transcend the merely human and transitory. Ride the Tiger presents an implacable criticism of the idols, structures, theories, and illusions of our dissolute age examined in the light of the inner teachings of indestructible Tradition. Evola identifies the type of human capable of “riding the tiger,” who may transform destructive processes into inner liberation. He offers hope for those who wish to reembrace Traditionalism.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Riding The Tiger

Author : Eve Bunting
ISBN : 0547533179
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Esteemed author Eve Bunting brings all her insight, empathy, and storytelling skill to this powerful allegorical tale, set in the streets of an unnamed city and illustrated with striking woodcuts. Danny, new to town, is proud when a glittery-eyed tiger invites him for a ride. He climbs up onto the tiger’s massive back, and together they cruise the neighborhood. Everyone gives them respect—shopkeepers and passersby, even other kids. Danny feels powerful and much older than ten. Soon, though, he realizes it isn’t respect people feel for him and the tiger—it’s fear. And when he decides to get down off the tiger’s back, he discovers it’s a lot harder than climbing on. Whether the tiger is interpreted to represent gangs, drugs, or something else altogether, this poetically told, dramatically illustrated book is sure to provoke discussions about temp-tation, peer pressure, and conformity.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Riding The Tiger

Author : Milena Banks
ISBN : 9781475956375
Genre : Fiction
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In the turbulent years of the late 1930's on the China Coast, Jack Morgan, a powerful American business tycoon, and Ana Vukovna, a sensual and deep Russian jazz singer, meet as strangers and part as lovers on the night Shanghai burns and falls to the Japanese. Together they escape to Hong Kong, but when they arrive Anna simply, vanishes. Besotted, Jack is determined to find her, but hides his anguish from his fiancée, Violet Summerhays, a beautiful but conniving Hong Kong socialite with a devastating secret of her own. As Violet begins her lavish wedding plans and Jack searches for Ana, the Japanese army advances and tragedy unfolds revealing a hidden world of murder and gun running, where dreams come at a steep price.--From back cover.
Category: Fiction

Ride A Tiger

Author : Harold Livingston
ISBN : 0312904878
Genre : Fiction
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Chronicles the story of poor Jewish boy Leo Gorodetsky's rise from poverty on New York's Lower East Side to the highest levels of the Mafia
Category: Fiction

Riding A Tiger

Author : Vinay Capila
ISBN : 9781642494471
Genre : Fiction
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... As they looked at each other in consternation, a man appeared in the doorway wearing a black uniform and balaclava face mask ... “I am told that you feel very cold at night. We have come to fix some heating for you ...,” he added with a taunting chuckle, signaling his men to enter ... The room soon reeked of petrol fumes as his men backed out, leaving a thin trail of the fuel ... They watched in fascinated horror as a cold blue flame crept through the doorway like a slithering snake and split into two to encircle them. There was a whosh of sound and the blue turned to an orange as the flames engulfed the curtains and furniture. The inferno crept rapidly towards the terrified trio – their cries muted by the duct tape over their mouths. Soon there were only orange-red flames and crackling sound and the smell of charred wood and cloth and flesh. Two boys, leading normal lives in two separate towns, are lured by circumstances to join an extreme rightist organization. They come together to help the organization increase the membership of its political arm. Over the coming years they are driven to actualize their individual ambitions and take their Party and the country by storm, with the help of rampant false promises and rabid roving gangs. They do not realize that it is always dangerous to ride a tiger – for it has its own ravenous appetite and desires.
Category: Fiction

Riding The Tiger

Author : Wilfried Aulbur
ISBN : 9789385990502
Genre : Literary Collections
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How can one survive in a market which is volatile and uncertain? What strategies have worked and not worked in the past? What does it take to be successful in India? What are the successful strategies applied by the likes of HUL, Godrej, Adani Ports and redBus? So what does it take to Ride the Tiger? Sound flexible strategy, operational excellence and dedication to customer-centric innovation. But what does that really mean? How have successful Indian companies managed challenges in an extremely price-sensitive market? In this book, Wilfried Aulbur and Amit Kapoor look at successful, and sometimes not-so-successful, strategies, operations and innovations in India. They have distilled lessons from their decades of practical work experience in the country. From large family conglomerates like Tata and Godrej to newer additions like Adani, from MNCs like Maruti Suzuki to start-ups in Bangalore and Gurgaon—the book explores key learnings from all four kinds of companies in an Indian context and provides useful insights into how business is done in India.
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Riding A Tiger

Author : Khor Eng Lee
ISBN : 9781482863765
Genre : Fiction
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This small book is about the ant-colonial struggle for independence in postwar Singapore. The decolonisation process in this Crown colony is viewed in relation to the postwar foreign and military policies of an economically weakened Britain, which nonetheless was bent on preserving its image of being one of the Great Powers.
Category: Fiction

To Ride The Tiger

Author : Robert L. Parker
ISBN : 9780741491879
Genre : Fiction
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To Ride The Tiger is the author's compelling and chilling autobiography. From the mean streets of the ghetto; from an army special forces sergeant and C.I.A.-trained intelligence expert in Viet Nam; from involuntary civilian psychiatric admissions; to sec
Category: Fiction

Ride The Tiger

Author : Greg Bastian
ISBN : 1865042684
Genre : Homeless persons
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"Defying his parents and their expectations, Josh takes to the road, learning the hard way that equality and social justice aren't God-given rights but must be fought and won"-Back cover.
Category: Homeless persons