9780500290446

Bhutan : The Land of Serenity

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  • ISBN13:

    9780500290446

  • ISBN10:

    050029044X

  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 10/17/2012
  • Publisher: THAMES&HUD
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Summary

Tucked away between China and India in the heart of the Himalayas,Bhutan remains a uniquely distinct country. Few photographers havebeen granted permission to reside in this long-inaccessible kingdom,now a democracy, where life quietly unfolds to the rhythm of traditionsamid the magnificent, unspoiled landscape.Matthieu Ricard, a monk and photographer, spent eight years inBhutan with Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, a revered Tibetan Buddhistmaster, and has continued to return to the land of the thunderdragon throughout his life, discovering on each occasion anotherof its invaluable treasures. His experiences are recorded here inthis exceptionally beautiful book, a voyage to the heart of Bhutan,a land where spirituality and daily life are intimately linked.

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