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Twigger, follows a meandering path across the Himalayas to its physical end in Nagaland on the Indian-Burmese border. On this path he encounters stories from mountaineers and mystics, pundits and prophets.
A group of Peace Corp Volunteers in Nepal trek across the Himalays on foot to the town of Lo Manthang on the Tibetan Plateau. The book describes their journey though the physical environment, as well as their experiences with Buddhist culture and beliefs.
Call Number: Van Pelt Library. PR9570.N43 U636 2017
Publication Date: 2017
In Samrat Upadhyay's new collection Journalists in Kathmandu are targeted by the government, a Nepali man studying in America drops out of school and finds himself a part of the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, a white American woman moves to Nepal and changes her name, a Nepali man falls in love with a mysterious foreign black woman, and a rich youth is caught up in his own fantasies of poverty and bank robbery.
The Himalayan Kingdoms: Nepal & Bhutan. This iconic location and journey covers several ancient sites, temples and suptas in two distant, spiritual lands.One can see an ancient Buddhist complex at the Swayambhunath Temple to the culturally rich Patan and the renowned 15th century Bondhanath, Nepal's largest and most important Buddhist stupa. Other features include Nepal's holiest shire, Pashupatinath Temple, as well as Bhutan's capital, Thimphu, where one can experience first-hand Bhutanese culture. The Himalayan Kingdoms is an journey filled with history, culture, and wondrous aesthetics.
Life and Society
Facing Globalization in the Himalayas: Belonging and the Politics of the Self by Gérard Toffin and Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka, eds
Publication Date: 2014
This book explores the complex relationships between belonging and globalization in the contemporary Himalayan world and beyond.
Based on extensive ethnographic fieldwork conducted in the Central Himalayan region of Kumaon, Tales of Justice and Rituals of Divine Embodiment draws on oral and written narratives, stories, testimonies, and rituals told and performed in relation to the "God of Justice," Goludev, and otherregional deities.
Forever Incomplete is the story of the Kingdom of Nepal. It will take the reader through various periods in her long history-from the birth and unification of the country, attempts at expansion, and clashes with neighbouring powers to the demarcation of its present-day borders.
Travel Video Guide
Kingdoms in the Himalayas (Asia) Vacation Travel Video Guide. Watch this hour long video guide to learn more about the sites and history of the kingdoms of the Himalayas.