Among the Bhotiyas and Their Neighbors E C M Browne

ISBN: 9781331585206

Published: September 27th 2015

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Among the Bhotiyas and Their Neighbors  by  E C M Browne

Among the Bhotiyas and Their Neighbors by E C M Browne
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 80 pages | ISBN: 9781331585206 | 3.23 Mb

Excerpt from Among the Bhotiyas and Their NeighborsTibet, the Great Closed Land, has in more recent years been an object of special interest to missionaries, and their Boards. This roof of the world may well be called the Crown of Asia, as herMoreExcerpt from Among the Bhotiyas and Their NeighborsTibet, the Great Closed Land, has in more recent years been an object of special interest to missionaries, and their Boards. This roof of the world may well be called the Crown of Asia, as her greatest rivers, like the Hoang Ho and Yangtse Kiang of China, the Irrawadi of Burma, the Brahmaputra, Ganges, and Indus of India, rise there to flow down and water vast countries.

Here in this great table land ranging from 10,000 to 14,000 feet above the sea, rules the Grand Lama, sea of wisdom, temporal and spiritual pope. Shut in by an encircling parapet of mighty mountains fringed with the birch and cedar, he and his followers, a very interesting people, wish to be left to their fancied wisdom. No wonder that missionary aspiration turning to the few remaining fields, seeks to seize this mysterious crown land, this home of the mahatmas, great spirits, and plant it among the many crowns on Jesus brow.Early in the 18th century Jesuit missionaries penetrated to the heart of the country, and effected a lodgment in Lhassa, the capital.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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