Books tagged: himalayas

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Full Circle Vol. 1-A Long Forgotten Path Remembered
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,940. Language: American English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
In his memoir, Full Circle—A long forgotten Path Remembered, Lance Collins tells the story of the most profound sixteen months of his life journeying through the Himalayas of Ladakh and Nepal. Following the synchronicities, he discovers some unlikely truths he had forgotten, not only in this lifetime but from past lives as well. Life looks one way on the surface, but underneath is very different.
In Search of Sikkim: a Family Pilgrimage
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
An English family travel from a small town in Norfolk in search of Rumtek Monastery, in Sikkim. They cannot get there unless they travel, illegally, on a donkey, across the mountains. So instead, staying with two Tibetan girls, and their old father, they find a much greater treasure…
Far, Far, The Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Wilfrid Noyce is best known for his mountaineering exploits during the period before the Second World War and until his death in 1962 in the Pamirs; he made a major contribution to the success of the 1953 Everest expedition. This book describes Noyce's life and achievements and seeks to show his motivation and driving force.
Jersey Yogi: The Unintentional Enlightenment of an Uptight Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,610. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Yoga, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
As he stood stark naked in his massage seminar, Jim wondered just how he, an average guy from a cookie-cutter neighborhood in the suburbs, had come to find himself there. An improbable series of coincidences had shaken him out of his comfortable life and into a world of New Age healing, spirituality and ashrams. He was on a path, in spite of himself.
Valley of Flowers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The story opens in the famed Valley of Flowers in N. India. It follows a 17-year-old Indian youth who is made to go up into the Himalayas for some extreme golf in the wild, and to give his 'ego a death.' Hinduism features prominently (in this 120 page novella), with special emphasis on the Bhagavad Gita.
Three Miles High
Price: Free! Words: 30,350. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by WEC Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
A book of adventure with a purpose. The setting is in one of the most intriguing parts of the world, among the mountains that stand like a wall around Southern Tibet.
Dr Robert Maldron and the Yeti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Ancient Tibetan scripts talk of a plant with recuperative and healing powers that may even prolong life. If it exists it is high up in the Himalayan Mountains and many expeditions have taken place to try and prove its existence. The sap of the Soma plant combined with blood is the key and it is what attracts a Yeti to attack and kill an expedition team high above the Himalayas.
A Beard In Nepal 3. Travels with the Beard in Nepal, Bhutan and India
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,010. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Tod and Fiona visit Nepal for a third time, and meet up again with their friends in the small, isolated village of Salle, high in the Everest Region of the country. They also visit Bhutan, and climb up to the spectacularly beautiful Tiger's Nest Monastery. They drive back to Nepal via India, racing through blazing forests and arriving at 2am in a completely dark Kathmandu, devoid of electricity.
The Steps of Arun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The year is 1650, and Sangwa Dorje, Buddhist adherent, is about to die. Lost in a snowstorm high in the mountains, his fate is sealed...until a beastly scream announces that he is not alone in the wilderness. At the roof of the world, where the slightest misstep means death, he must struggle for survival; yet what he discovers in the snow high above the Arun valley, will change his life forever.
A Search for Meaning. Connecting with Buddhist Teachers.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A Search for Meaning is a book about people just like us discovering the true meaning of Life through meeting a Buddhist teacher. Love, sexuality, relationships, spirituality, money, fame and power are topics that often interest us.These are modern, contemporary stories of love and relationships, happiness and devotion grounded in an ancient tradition. Heartwarming and sometimes heartbreaking.