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Step Away From Paradise: The True Story of a Tibetan Lama's Journey to a Land of Immortality
By: Thomas K. Shor

Step Away From Paradise <br> By: Thomas K. Shor


 
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Author: Thomas K. Shor
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780999291894

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The place, a far off corner of the Himalayas long fabled in Tibetan tradition to be hiding a valley of immortality among its peaks and glaciers a real life ShangriLa. They waited generations for the prophesied lama to come, the one with the secret knowledge of how to open the Hidden Land. The one day he came. His name was Tulshuk Lingpa. This book tells the true story of this charismatic visionary lama and his remarkable expedition. Against the wishes of the kings of both Sikkim and Nepal, he and over three hundred followers ventured up the snowy slopes of the third highest mountain of the planet. Their aim: to open a crack in the very fabric of reality and go to a land we would all wish to inhabit if it were only there a land of peace and concord. Forty years later, the author spends over five years tracking down the surviving members of this extraordinary expedition. He deftly weaves their stories together with humor, wisdom, and scholarly research into Tibetan traditions of Hidden Lands, all the while reflecting on what this means for the rest of us. like no other book I have ever read a riveting tale of adventure…honest to the real spirit of Tibet…both unique and intriguing an engrossing read. Highly recommended. JETSUNMA TENZIN PALMO, from the Foreword From Tulshuk Lingpa's Guidebook to the Hidden Land: do not listen to anybody. Decide by yourself and practise madness. Develop courage for the benefit of all sentient beings. Then you will automatically be free from the knot of attachment. Then you will continually have the confidence of fearlessness and you can then try to open the Great Door of the Hidden Place.


A Step Away From Paradise, Thomas K. Shor, City Lion Press, Paperback, 305 pages, $19.95

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