Children of Dolpo by Barbara J. Euser

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Published by Writers Center of Marin in San Rafael, CA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Group homes for children,
  • Poor children

About the Edition

A group of Tibetan monks living in India, influenced by the extreme poverty and lack of prospects of children in the Dolpo area of Nepal, arranged to remove some of them to India to be given a good education and better lifestyle. This book details the lives of the children in the group home.

Edition Notes

English text with a French translation on the same or facing pages.

Book details

Statementtext by Barbara J. Euser ; photos by Piper Crowell ; [French translation by Christine Frin ; preface by Tenzin Choegyal.]
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24751654M
ISBN 100971966621
ISBN 109780971966628
OCLC/WorldCa64704793

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Dolpo Region. Trekking in the remote region of Dolpo leads through scenic, hidden valleys and ancient shrines like Shey Gompa. enjoying fascinating views of the pristine waters of Phoksundo Lake, encountering yak caravans that cross the high-Himalayan passes and mountain people who live in some of the highest settlements on earth like the Dho-Tarap valley; Dolpo is out of this world.

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Inner Dolpo is culturally part of Tibet, but. Foreword Keeping this frequently heard Tibetan proverb in mind, I would like to introduce Karma, a Nomad of Tibet, my guide and friend.

To introduce Karma, a nomad of Tibet, my understanding of the Tibetan spirit. With karma, I visited most of Dolpo, and I consider myself especially fortunate, from the human as well as the professional points of view, to have met Karma, a Tibetan of Maturity.

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