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The Illustrated Tibetan Book of the Dead
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,770. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art
Bardo Thodol or 'The Tibetan Book of the Dead' is a mystical funerary text rooted in the Tibetan Tantric and Vajrayana Buddhist teachings. Composed by the guru and sage Padmasambhava in the 8th century, the Bardo Thodol is recited by a Buddhist lama over a dying or recently deceased person as a spiritual guide to the process of death and that which follows.
44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Summary: “An intimate social, cultural and political look into historical and modern China, while comparing these observations to the history and current trends of the United States and Europe.”-Provided by publisher.
Nathan Dee: Search for the Tree of Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,050. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nathan Dee, a school teacher, finds out that his Father was the head of an underground government agency: ROSAA—Recovery of Outer Space Alien Artifacts. He didn't expect to be thrust into an adventure that would take him through the streets of Vancouver, across the ocean in a submarine, snowmobiling through the icy terrains of Alaska, and flying into Tibet.
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.
Travels on Seven Continents
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is a collection of travel articles by wellknown author Helen Krasner. Destinations covered are on all seven continents, and include Norway, Madeira, Cape Verde, Mongolia, Tibet, Afghanistan, Australia and Antarctica. Helen's means of travel encompassed hitchhiking, buses, trains, various types of boats, and even flying her own private plane. This book should interest all who love travel.
The Monastery 1: Not a Monster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » General
He walked for hundreds of miles. He was a strange figure, not quite man yet not quite monster. He found his way to a monastery high in the mountains of Tibet. There, the man seeks redemption but his quest for peace may never truly be possible. "Not a Monster" is a new tale of adventure that sets a new path for the monster of Victor Frankenstein.
The Secret Valley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 174,190. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Secret Valley . . . Rumors of an ancient Buddhist Relic, long thought lost, have emerged from the mists of time. Forces are gathering, each seeking to claim this Relic, reputed to give its possessor dominion over the earth. So starts an unexpected journey that takes us not only to the Secret Valley, but on an inner journey where the real treasure that lives in every heart will be revealed.
China Simplified: History's Greatest Hits
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by CS Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A fast-rewind, take-no-prisoners journey through the pivotal moments in Chinese history skipping all the boring parts, when honestly not much happened here.
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.
The World's Religioons
You set the price! Words: 11,870. Language: Russian. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Religion
This book introduces relatively widespread world religions. They are presented in a very concise manner and without any commentary. The purpose of the book is to give at least rough information about religious teachings.