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So Close to Heaven by Barbara Crossette
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So Close to Heaven by Barbara Crossette
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Jun 25, 1996 | ISBN 9780679743637

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Praise

“There is no other full-length contemporary American account of this likable and largely unvisited kingdom….Crosette unravels the intricacies of Buddhism with considerable clarity.”–The New York Times Book Review

Table Of Contents

1. And Then There Was One
2. The Druk Gyalpo
3. Becoming Buddha
4. Before Tibet, There Was Bon
5. The Road from Lumbini
6. Ladakh: Eclipsed by Other Gods
7. Sikkim: “No One Heard Us Cry”
8. Buddhist Nepal
9. Buddha and the Bhutanese State
10. The Dragon People
11. All Sentient Beings
12. Aum Rinzi’s World
13. Two Capitals, Two Eras
14. To Tashigang
15. One Sunday in Bumthang

An Afterthought
A Glossary of Common Words

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