Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Alexandra David-Néel


Alexandra David-Néel born Louise Eugénie Alexandrine Marie David (24 October 1868 – 8 September 1969) was a Belgian-French explorer, spiritualist, Buddhist, anarchist,[1][2][3] and writer, most known for her visit to Lhasa, Tibet, in 1924, when it was forbidden to foreigners. David-Néel wrote over 30 books about Eastern religion, philosophy, and her travels. Her teachings influenced beat writers Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, philosopher Alan Watts, and esotericist Benjamin Creme.

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 In Lhasa in 1924

My Journey to Lhasa
My Journey to Lhasa The Classic Story of the Only Western Woman Who Succeeded in Entering the Forbidden City By David-Neel, Alexandra (Book - 2005) ANF 915.50435 DAV Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 2 copies Average Rating:

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