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Struggle for the Himalayas

Varma, S. P.

Struggle for the Himalayas

a study in Sino-Indian relations.

by Varma, S. P.

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Published by Sterling Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Himalaya Mountains region
    • Subjects:
    • Sino-Indian Border Dispute, 1957-,
    • Himalaya Mountains region -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [308]-312.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS480.85 .V3 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 316 p.
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5747395M
      LC Control Number70918625

      The western end terminates at a magnificent point near Nanga Parbat killer mountain where Karakoram, Himalayas and Hindu Kush ranges intersects. Yugoslavia, though still Communist, was no longer giving comfort to Soviet imperialism. In Himachal Pradesh most people in the districts of Kalpa and Lahul-Spiti are the descendants of migrants from Tibet who speak Tibeto-Burman languages. Rituals performed by monks are considered more efficacious and meritorious than those performed by nuns. As insightful as it is poetic, this book will be welcomed by anyone who has dared to seek, for a variety of social science and methodology courses, and by mountain lovers everywhere.

      But soon she takes a wrong turn and stumbles upon a nunnery near Everest, where she contemplates becoming a Buddhist nun. I found it very interesting to compare Justice Douglas' adventures in the Himalayas with today's reality and the dangers that would make it impossible today. Thus, the climate was at least 7. Rituals performed by monks are considered more efficacious and meritorious than those performed by nuns. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE. Fortunately, at least books about religion that include almost no information about women are no longer acceptable to most scholars.

      The Ganges and the Brahmaputra meet in Bangladesh and drain into the Bay of Bengal through the world's largest river delta, the Sunderbans. She has also dabbled in creative non-fiction, drawing from her experiences in the Himalayas and Southeast Asia. The gorge splits the Himalayas into Western and Eastern sections both ecologically and orographically — the pass at the head of the Kali Gandaki the Kora La is the lowest point on the ridgeline between Everest and K2 the highest peak of the Karakoram range and of Pakistan. This book is based on fourteen years of fieldwork in Zangskar, which is in the western Himalayas near Kashmir and Ladakh.


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As insightful as it is poetic, this book will be welcomed by anyone who has dared to seek, for a variety of social science and methodology courses, and by mountain lovers everywhere. The Arun river drains the northern slopes of these mountains, before turning south and flowing to the range to the east of Makalu.

Julie Tate

Battling an eating disorder and an upbringing riddled with fundamentalism, Julie's journey is a quest to understand the sacred mountains and people of the Himalaya, and a chance to rekindle her own faith.

Tilicho Lake Struggle for the Himalayas book Nepal in the Annapurna massif is one of the highest lakes in the world. The Champa traditionally lead a nomadic pastoral life in the upper Indus valley. I am generally reserved. It's situated in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan-administered Kashmir.

This area marks the start of the Punjab Himalaya and the Sutlej riverthe most easterly of the five tributaries of the Induscuts through the range here. With my consciousness flowing over memories of my physical journey to the Himalayas mixed with reading the anthology followed by arriving to the end of writing this essay, there exists a flow that comes to a meeting where my awareness blooms.

The Magar inhabit western Nepal but migrate seasonally to other parts of the country. Formerly an independent Kingdom, it lies on the main route from India to LhasaTibet, which passes over the Nathu La pass into the Tibet. I realize I shall write as a way of paying homage.

Beginning with the absolute preference for a male body, everything conspires against nuns and women, and there are no success stories of women who somehow transcend all these barriers in this book. Use of the phrase "traffic in women" in this chapter seems inappropriate, because it is widely used to denote women in the sex trade.

I would have liked more words on Shastriji, more field notes and raconteurship. The western end terminates at a magnificent point near Nanga Parbat killer mountain where Karakoram, Himalayas and Hindu Kush ranges intersects.

Because nuns often have to take employment doing manual labor or housework to earn enough money for their supplies or to build their cells, opportunities for them to perform their meditation practices are also limited. The Balti have spread farther down the Indus valley and have adopted Islam.

The final liability faced by the nuns is that it is generally believed that enlightenment is not possible in a female body anyway. The gorge splits the Himalayas into Western and Eastern sections both ecologically and orographically — the pass at the head of the Kali Gandaki the Kora La is the lowest point on the ridgeline between Everest and K2 the highest peak of the Karakoram range and of Pakistan.

Everest in Nepal, she embarks on a solo trek in the Himalayas. Gutschow also makes a case for the monastery as a corporation and contrasts the ritual roles played by nuns and monks.

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Several years later, as an anthropology student, Tate's search to define her own spirituality brings her to the heart of the Himalayas of Nepal, where she treks alone to study isolated and unknown cultures hidden deep in the mountains. Not all days are mentioned, a result of the trip as a whole being broken up into shorter trips a fact that is not mentioned in the series.

Liberally weaving narratives into what might otherwise be a catalogue of ethnographic detail, she skillfully documents the history of Buddhism in the region, including data related to land ownership and monastic organization.

Linguistically, they are Tibeto-Burman. But soon she takes a wrong turn and stumbles upon a nunnery near Everest, where she contemplates becoming a Buddhist nun.

I found it very interesting to compare Justice Douglas' adventures in the Himalayas with today's reality and the dangers that would make it impossible today.

The Himalayas here are becoming increasingly rugged with heavily forested steep valleys. We gazed so long with empty minds at the space between our eyes and the mountain until every object grew blurry and dissolved.

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The lived experience is wonderfully captured in both verbal and visual thick descriptions of foods, tasks, conversations, all the evocative phenomena of the everyday, while the book raises questions that are significant far beyond the Himalayas, ranging from the usual questions of Price: $ As insightful as it is poetic, this book will be welcomed by anyone who has dared to seek, for a variety of social science and methodology courses, and by mountain lovers everywhere." --James Loucky, Professor of Anthropology, Western Washington University.

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