The Guide to India

The Guide to India
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Title: The Guide to India
Sub Title: (A Tibetan Account)
Summary: The creative and controversial Tibetan intellectual Amdo Gendun Chophel (1903-1951) composed his guide to India during the 1930's while visitting many of the ancient sites of Indian Buddhism, which had only recently been the object of archaeological rediscovery and modern religious revival.
Detail: The creative and controversial Tibetan intellectual Amdo Gendun Chophel (1903-1951) composed his guide to India during the 1930's while visitting many of the ancient sites of Indian Buddhism, which had only recently been the object of archaeological rediscovery and modern religious revival. His work offered traditionally minded pilgrims from the remote Tibetan highlands clear instructions on the correct identification of authentic Buddhist sites, as well as unique practical guide for using the Indian rail system. The Guide to India is one of the first works of Modern Tibetan Literature and was to become the most used manual contemporary Tibetan pilgrimage.