Item description for Himalaya: The Secret of the Golden Tara by Dieter Glogowski...
The quest for a lost goddess.
--Unusual insights into the world of Tibetan Buddhism. --Enthralling, spiritual, and informative. --Extraordinarily spellbinding photographs.
It all started with a letter from Ladakh: an old monk asked his friend Dieter Glogowski to locate the Golden Tara, the gilded statue of a goddess important in Tibetan Buddhism and which had been lost during the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Glogowski accepted the challenge and set off on an adventure that would take him from Tibet to Bhutan, Sikkim and Kailash. The long sojourn also became an inner journey. The author's vivid account and fascinating photographs guide us on this exciting quest to uncover the secret of the Golden Tara.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.8" Width: 9.5" Height: 1" Weight: 3.3 lbs.
Release Date Aug 20, 2007
ISBN 3765816345 ISBN13 9783765816345