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Three Years in Tibet

Naturevolume 82pages301302 (1910) | Download Citation



A NEW book on Tibet, offered to “the English-knowing public” by a Japanese priest who acted for a time as physician to the Grand Lama, raises our expectations of finding therein some fresh and interesting, views of Tibetan life as seen from the inside. For the author enjoyed the advantage of moving freely behind the scenes, in the palace and in the monastic temples, in intimate relations with the “Living Buddha,” and with many of the, notabilities of this Old-World State, at a time when it was pursuing the even tenour of its existence, undisturbed by war's alarms.

Three Years in Tibet.

By The Shramana Ekai Kawaguchi. Pp. xv+719. (Adyar [Madras], Benares and London: Theosophical Publishing Society, 1909.) Price 16s. net.

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